Dr. Akara Forsythe, MD

Dr. Akara Forsythe, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Akara Forsythe, MD is an interventional pain medicine specialist in Bowie, MD and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from U Of Chgo Div Of Bio Sci Pritzker Sch Of Med in 2004 and specializes in interventional pain medicine, pain management, and more.

6911 Laurel Bowie Rd Ste 212

Bowie, MD 20715

Contact Information

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

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3  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

22  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • 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

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Forsythe's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Forsythe to family and friends
5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Forsythe's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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