Dr. Akil Merchant, MD

Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 42
(2)
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Dr. Akil Merchant, MD
Dr. Akil Merchant, MD is an oncology doctor who practices in Los Angeles, CA. He is 42 years old and has been practicing for 17 years. Dr. Merchant is affiliated with USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center.

USC Kenneth Norris Cancer Ctr

1441 EASTLAKE AVE

Los Angeles, CA 90089

Contact Information
Dr. Akil Merchant, MD

Dr. Akil Merchant, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Dr. Merchant's Experience

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Dr. Merchant's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Oncology
  • Board certified in Medical Oncology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
1

Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
35

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease

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2

Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Baylor Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Merchant has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Merchant's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Merchant to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Merchant's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Bell, CA |
My mom was diagnosed with Leukemia type all in June 2013. Meeting Dr.Merchant was one of the best things to happen to us. He is a great doctor and I'm glad he treated my mom. She was going to be 2 years cancer free on Jan 28 2016 but unfortunately she passed away from other health complications. Dr. Merchant along with Raquel Caldera and their nurse Ashley helped my mom a lot throughout years and my mom and I were very grateful to have them.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Merchant accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Merchant has admitting privileges

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
1441 Eastlake Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90089
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