Dr. Allan Akerman, MD

Dr. Allan Akerman, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Allan Akerman, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Santa Ana, CA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Facultad De Medicina in 1996 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.Read his story

1220 Hemlock Way Ste 200

Santa Ana, CA 92707

Contact Information

(714) 966-9795

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Covered California
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Breech Position
very high
more than 99% of peers
Wound Repair
very high
more than 96% of peers
Pregnancy Ultrasound
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Akerman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Akerman "Certified by the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Fellow 2010. RECENT ACHIEVEMENTS 2016-2107: Chair of the OB/GYN Department at St Joseph Hospital, Orange CA 2015 Named "Physician of Excellence" by the Orange County Medical Association. 2014 Vice-Chair OB/GYN Department, St Joseph Hospital, Orange, CA 2013 Named "Physician of Excellence" by the Orange County Medical Association. 2011 "Heart for Mission and Ministry" Award, St Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physcians, Orange CA 2008 Member "Give to the Poor Committee" St Joseph Foundation "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Akerman ""Medicine, the art and science of healing, is also to share, to care, to give.To love people.""

1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

49  Conditions Treated

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47  Procedures

  • 3D Ultrasound
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Amniocentesis
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair
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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.


  • Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Flushing Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Fellow Research at Center for Reproductive Medicine and Infertility, Weill Medical School Cornell University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Flushing Hospital Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • St Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians recognized Dr Akerman for "demonstrating a Heart of Ministry and Mission", 2011
Media & Publications
  • The Efficiency of Production of Mammalian Haploid Oocytes as a Function of the Cell Cycle Stage of the Transferred Somatic Karyoplasts. San Diego, 2000
  • Y-Bearing Enrichment of Human Spermatozoa by Hyperosmotic Centrifugation with Gel Trapping, 2000
  • Effective Cell Sorting After Flow Cytometric Sperm Sample Analysis in a Azoospermic Patient with Polycystic Kidney Disease, 1999
  • Dr Akerman leaders a medical mission in South America., 2007

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akerman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akerman to family and friends
45 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (45)

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  • 2
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Dr. Akerman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Akerman Says:

Patients satisfaction is our priority. Please contact our Office Manager and/or let Dr Akerman know if there is something we can improve. We'll love to receive your feedback and recommendations.


Patient Comments (7)

Ladies in front office are rude and not helpful
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Thank you for your review. We are very sorry you didn't have a good experience. Patients satisfaction is our priority. We periodically have staff meetings and expect to give great service to our patients at all times. Please feel free to talk to our Office Manager if you have further comments. Dr Akerman has an answering service to respond to our patients needs 24/7. They should be able to help you get urgent care after office hours.

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I had a vaginal birth with a 2nd degree tear in 4 different places. Dr. Akerman took his time and precision with the repair which healed nicely. He also performed a beautiful circumcision on my son. He is extremely knowledgable in his line of work and performs with top quality. However, he always...more
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He's the best Doctor very knowledgeable and supper friendly. I will recommend him to all
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Dr. Akerman is an excellent, hard-working physician who knows his stuff! He delivered my first baby (a healthy boy)! Now, I am back under his care for my second and wouldn't consider going to anyone else to deliver my kids!
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Dr. Akerman was my OB/Gyn for my first baby. He is funny and always answered all my questions honestly- no matter how dumb they were. The day i was in labor- i saw him at 8:00 in the morning at the hospital and he was there to deliver my baby at 11:00 at night. I was very impressed by his...more
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