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Dr. Shariar Akter MD


Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital
(281) 725-5855


Dr. Shariar Akter earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. He completed his pediatric residency at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital, and MD Anderson Cancer Center as part of the University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHealth) residency program. Dr. Akter also served as Chief Resident in Pediatrics the year following residency.

Dr. Akter adopts an individualized approach with all of his patients and their parents. He sees patients from newborn to age 18. Dr. Akter treats patients for sick visits as well as preventive medicine, such as immunizations and wellness checkups. His clinical interests include providing long-term care for illnesses like asthma and helping to guide new parents into parenthood. 

As a father himself, Dr. Akter understands how helpful pediatricians can be to new parents, his goal is to ensure they feel comfortable asking him questions and ensuring the children are understood and listened to as well. 

Board certified in pediatrics, Dr. Akter is fluent in Bengali and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

In his spare time, Dr. Akter enjoys completing do-it-yourself projects, spending time outdoors, traveling, and spending time with his wife and son.

Practice Information

Dr. Akter practices at Memorial Hermann Medical Group Sugar Land.

Physician Details

Mon - Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Medical Education
UT Southwestern Medical School, 2014
Internships & Residency
University of Texas Health Science Center, 2018
PCP Number
Cities Served
Alief, Houston, Missouri City, Richmond, Stafford


ZIP Codes Served
77031, 77053, 77071, 77072, 77082, 77083, 77085


Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Healthsmart
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)

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