Dr. Stuart Akerman, MD

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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Male

375 E Main St Suite 21
Bay Shore, NY 11706
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Dr. Akerman:

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Dr. Akerman's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Southside Hospital
301 East Main Street
Bay Shore, NY 11706

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Akerman

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8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
WESTERN SUFFOLK GASTROENTEROLOGY
WESTERN SUFFOLK GASTROENTEROLOGY
375 E Main St Suite 21
Bay Shore, NY 11706
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    Dr. Akerman's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology

    Board Certifications

    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine
    1
    • Capsule Endoscopy
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colorectal Cancer Screening
    • Endoscopic Ultrasound
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
    • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
    • Spirus® Enteroscopy
    2
    • Celiac Disease
    • Colitis
    • Colon Cancer
    • Colon Disorders
    • Colon Polyp
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diarrhea
    • Esophageal Dilation
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gastrointestinal Disorders
    • Hepatitis
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Pancreatitis
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Akerman

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • 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

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    UMDNJ-NEW JERSEY MED SCH
    Graduated in 2007

    Internship Hospital

    Montefiore Medical Center
    Complete in 2008

    Residency Hospital

    Montefiore Medical Center
    Complete in 2010

    Fellowship Hospital

    North Shore & Lij Medical Centers
    Complete in 2013

    Undergraduate Schools

    Cuny-Brooklyn College
    Graduated in 2001
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Akerman & Staff

    • English
  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. Akerman's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Southside Hospital where Dr. Akerman has admitting privileges:

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    • Southside Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Akerman

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akerman to family and friends

    5 responses
    above
    national average

    Your participation
    is confidential

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    Dr. Akerman's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    5 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    5 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 3 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Akerman
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    5 responses
    above
    national average

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    Your participation in the survey will help other patients make informed decisions. You will also be helping Dr. Akerman and his staff know how they are doing and how they can improve their services.

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    Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Akerman accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Affinity Insurance Services
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Emblem Health
    • HealthFirst
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Oxford Health Plans
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • Vytra Health Plans
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    Office Locations

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    WESTERN SUFFOLK GASTROENTEROLOGY
    375 E Main St Suite 21
    Bay Shore, NY 11706
    (631) 968-8288 (Office)
    (631) 968-8268 (Fax)
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