Asra Akbar, M.D.

Pediatrician located in The Woodlands, TX

About Dr. Akbar

Asra Akbar, M.D., is one of the very few triple board-certified child neurologists in the United States who also holds board-certification in both epilepsy and headache medicine. Dr. Akbar specializes in seizures, epilepsy, headaches, and migraines in children, and offers exceptional support and treatment for young patients at THINK Neurology for Kids in The Woodlands, Texas.

Dr. Akbar completed her residency in pediatrics at Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center in St. Louis in 2010, and a residency in child neurology at the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas in 2013. She was chief resident for the child neurology residency program during her last year and also received nursing awards of excellence. 

Dr. Akbar went on to complete a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center and another fellowship in headache medicine at Baylor University Medical Center, both in Dallas. She also undertook further training in epilepsy medicine and EEG (electroencephalography) at UT Southwestern Medical Center, and headache medicine at Baylor University Medical Center, which she completed in 2015.

In 2016, Dr. Akbar joined THINK Neurology for Kids, practicing as a child neurologist, headache specialist, and epileptologist. She is a highly knowledgeable physician who also has a compassionate and caring nature, and she is delighted to be providing pediatric neurology services to patients in the Houston community.

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Asra Akbar, M.D., is one of the very few triple board-certified child neurologists in the United States who also holds board-certification in both epilepsy and headache medicine. Dr. Akbar specializes in seizures, epilepsy, headaches, and migraines in children, and offers exceptional support and treatment for young patients at THINK Neurology for Kids in The Woodlands, Texas.

Dr. Akbar completed her residency in pediatrics at Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center in St. Louis in 2010, and a residency in child neurology at the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas in 2013. She was chief resident for the child neurology residency program during her last year and also received nursing awards of excellence. 

Dr. Akbar went on to complete a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center and another fellowship in headache medicine at Baylor University Medical Center, both in Dallas. She also undertook further training in epilepsy medicine and EEG (electroencephalography) at UT Southwestern Medical Center, and headache medicine at Baylor University Medical Center, which she completed in 2015.

In 2016, Dr. Akbar joined THINK Neurology for Kids, practicing as a child neurologist, headache specialist, and epileptologist. She is a highly knowledgeable physician who also has a compassionate and caring nature, and she is delighted to be providing pediatric neurology services to patients in the Houston community.


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Insurance

We take commercial insurance plus Tricare and select Medicaid plans such as Community Health Choice, United Community Medicaid, Molina Medicaid, and Texas Medicaid. We are also in network with Community Health Choice Marketplace. All Medicaid's Need Referrals. All HMO's require insurance approved referrals. Please call the office for more information.

Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Beech Street
Boon Chapman
CHAMP VA
Cigna
Cigna-HealthSpring
Community Health Choice
CoreSource
Coventry
Evolution Healthcare
First Health
Freedom Life
Golden Rule
GWH-Cigna (formerly Great West Healthcare)
HealthSmart