Dr. Luke P. Akard, MD

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Specializes in Hematology • Male • Age 60

1600 Albany St
Beech Grove, IN 46107
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Hospital Quality

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Franciscan St. Francis Health- Indianapolis
8111 South Emerson Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46237

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
1600 Albany St
Beech Grove, IN 46107
Indiana Blood and Marrow Transplantation
Indiana Blood and Marrow Transplantation
8111 S Emerson Ave Suite 207
Indianapolis, IN 46237
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    Dr. Akard's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Hematology
    • Medical Oncology
    • Oncology

    Board Certifications

    • Hematology, 1988
    • Internal Medicine, 1984
    • Medical Oncology, 1987
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    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
    • Plasmapheresis
    • Thoracentesis
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    • Acute Leukemia
    • Anemia
    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Breast Cancer
    • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
    • Graft vs Host Disease
    • Hodgkin's Disease
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Leukocytosis
    • Lymphocytosis
    • Lymphoma
    • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
    • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
    • Myeloma
    • Myeloproliferative Disorders
    • Neutropenia
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Pancytopenia
    • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Thrombocytosis
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Akard

    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
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Akard's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Akard

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akard to family and friends

    3 responses
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    Dr. Akard's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes 3 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Akard
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    3 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Akard accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    1600 Albany St
    Beech Grove, IN 46107
    (317) 787-3311 (Office)
    B
    Indiana Blood and Marrow Transplantation
    8111 S Emerson Ave Suite 207
    Indianapolis, IN 46237
    (317) 528-5500 (Office)
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    1500 Albany St Suite 911
    Beech Grove, IN 46107
    (317) 865-5500 (Office)
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