Dr. Shameem Akhtar received her medical degree from Chittagong Medical College in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Following this, she completed her internship and residency at Louisiana State University in Lafayette in 2006.
Dr.Shameem Akhtar is board-certified in internal medicine and has practiced medicine since 2006. She has joined Ochsner Clinic Foundation and has been on staff since 2019. Prior to that, she has owned a solo internal medicine practice in Lafayette, LA from 2006 to 2019.