Dr. Luke Akard, MD

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Specializes in Hematology • Male • Age 61

1600 Albany St
Beech Grove, IN 46107
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Franciscan St. Francis Health- Indianapolis
8111 S Emerson Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46237

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1600 Albany St
Beech Grove, IN 46107
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    Dr. Akard's Experience

    Specialties

    • Hematology
    • Oncology
    • Medical Oncology

    Board Certifications

    • Hematology
    • Internal Medicine
    • Medical Oncology
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    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Bone Marrow Transplant
    • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
    • Plasmapheresis
    • Thoracentesis
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    • Acute Leukemia
    • All Lymphoma
    • Anemia
    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bleeding Disorders
    • Blood Disorders
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Burkitt's Lymphoma
    • Cancer
    • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
    • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
    • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Graft vs Host Disease
    • Hodgkin's Disease
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Leukocytosis
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lymphocytosis
    • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
    • Lymphosarcoma
    • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
    • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    • Melanoma
    • Mycosis Fungoides
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    • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
    • Myeloma
    • Myeloproliferative Disorders
    • Neutropenia
    • Nodular Lymphoma
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Pancytopenia
    • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
    • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
    • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Reticulosarcoma
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Sezary's Disease
    • Skin Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thrombocytosis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Indiana.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1981

    Residency Hospital

    Clarian Indiana University Hospital
    Clarian Methodist Hospital Of Indi
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Akard & Staff

    • English
    • French
    • German
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    Dr. Akard's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Dr. Akard's Office & Staff

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    1600 Albany St
    Beech Grove, IN 46107
    (317) 787-3311 (Office)
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