Afaque Akhtar MD

Board Certified, Primary Care Doctor, Internist


Dr. Akhtar has been a part of competent teams of healthcare providers in Duke Select Specialty Hospital, Durham, NC, Taylor Regional Hospital, Campbellsville, KY, East Carolina Hospital, New Bern and Betsy Johnson Regional Hospital, Dunn, NC as Inpatient/ Outpatient Internist. He holds a fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Care from University of Tennessee, Chattanooga TN.

He started his career as a Primary Care Physician from Tazewell Primary Care Clinic, Tazewell, TN in July 1999. Achieved proficiency by practicing as a Primary Care Physician, Internist and ER Physician in Moore & Moore Development Corporation, Knoxville, TN and Sandhill Medical Group, Hamlet, NC.

He started his own practice, Premier Health Center in Sept 2010. He is credentialed with Sandhills Behavioral Health, NC and for the past 6yrs has been practicing active treatment for Substance Abuse and other Addiction problems.

  • Buprenorphine Certificate (July 2015)
  • ASAM Conference (2015)
  • Governor’s Institute on Substance Abuse Addiction Conference (March 2017)