Dr. Akara Forsythe, MD

Dr. Akara Forsythe, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 40
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Akara Forsythe, MD is an interventional pain medicine doctor who practices in Bowie, MD. She is 40 years old and has been practicing for 13 years.

6911 Laurel Bowie Rd Ste 212

Bowie, MD 20715

Contact Information

(301) 755-9500

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerihealth
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Forsythe performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spinal Stenosis
normal
more than 5% of peers
Spine Disorders
normal
more than 5% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 5% of peers

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Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Management
2

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
21

Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
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Procedures

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Joint Injection
  • Ketamine Infusions
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Suboxone® Treatment
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • U Of Chgo Div Of Bio Sci Pritzker Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • University Of Chicago-Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center At Houston
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Emory University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Forsythe has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Forsythe's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Forsythe to family and friends
5.0
based on 5 total reviews
Dr. Forsythe's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Dr. Forsythe accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Amerihealth
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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