Dr. Donald L. Akers Jr., MD

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Dr. Donald L. Akers Jr., MD

Vascular Surgery | Male

Premier Surgical Associates 6408 Papermill Dr, Knoxville, TN 37919 Get Directions
(865) 588-8229

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Dr. Akers Jr. specializes in Vascular Surgery and practices in Knoxville, TN. He practices at 2 locations.

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      Specialties

      • Vascular Surgery
      • General Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      • Vascular Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
      • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
      • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
      • Aneurysm
      • Aortic Aneurysm
      • Aortic Dissection
      • Aortic Ectasia
      • Atherosclerosis
      • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
      • Brachial Plexus Palsy
      • Carotid Artery Disease
      • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
      • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
      • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
      • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
      • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
      • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
      • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
      • Secondary Hypertension
      • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
      • Thrombosis
      • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
      • Varicose Veins
      • Vascular Disease
      • Venous Compression
      • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Venous Insufficiency

      Procedures Performed

      • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
      • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
      • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
      • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
      • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
      • Carotid Ultrasound
      • Dialysis Access Procedures
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
      • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
      • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
      • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
      • Laparotomy
      • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
      • Peripheral Artery Bypass
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
      • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
      • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
      • Varicose Vein Procedure
      • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
      • Vascular Surgical Procedure
      • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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      Education

      • Medical School
        UNIV OF TN HLTH SCI CTR

        Graduated in 1984

      • Internship Hospital
        Tulane Affil Hosps
      • Residency Hospital
        Tulane Affil Hosps
      • Fellowship Hospital
        University Cincinnati
      • Undergraduate School
        University Of Tennessee

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Specializes in Vascular Surgery
      • Board certified in Vascular Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      31 – 45 minutes

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