Dr. Zaheed Akhtar (PT)

Assistant Professor
Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation


Professional Biography

Zaheed is an expert in the area Respiratory Physiotherapy with a background in Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy. He has taught these subjects for nearly two and half years at R.P.Inderaprastha Institute of Medical Sciences, Karnal.

Prior to taking up the current role in 2020, Zaheed Akhtar served as a Senior Physiotherapist at Fortis Hospital, Mohali.

Zaheed Akhtar holds a MPT and BPT from JamiaHamdard University, New Delhi.

Publications (from 2018)

Scholarly Journals
‘A systemic review on sports hernia’, International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences, 3(2), pp. 254-249. (Asif, M., Sharma,P., Richa, R., Akhtar, Z., 2018),.

‘Status of lung function during menstruation cycle’, International journal of health sciences and research, 8(5), pp. 370-376. (Mishra, K., Akhtar,Z., Mathur, H., 2018).

‘Pulmonary function status in underweight adults’,A journal of health professions, 8(1), pp. 6-12 pp. 6-12. (Mishra, K., Akhtar, Z., Singh, AK., 2018).
‘Effect of Respiratory Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation on Pulmonary Function Test in Smokers’,International Journal of Scientific Research, 7(10), pp. 54-56. (Akhtar, Z., Ganai, J., Shobitha, M., Habib, A., 2018).

Current Research

Zaheed Akhtar has done his research on ‘Effect of Respiratory Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation on Pulmonary Function Test in Smokers’ in 2018.
Contribution to the Profession and Awards (from 2019).

Awarded as ‘Best faculty of Physiotherapy Department by R.P. Indraprastha Institute of Medical Sciences in 2019.

Awarded for outstanding contribution for academic excellence by R.P. Indraprastha Institute of Medical Sciences in 2019.