Dr. Donald Akers Jr, MD

Dr. Donald Akers Jr, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Donald Akers Jr, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from UNIV OF TN HLTH SCI CTR in 1984 and specializes in vascular surgery.

6408 Papermill Dr

Knoxville, TN 37919

Contact Information

(865) 588-8229

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Varicose Veins
very high
more than 95% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Akers Jr's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • 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 Dissection
  • 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
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25  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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 Tennessee
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • UNIV OF TN HLTH SCI CTR
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Tulane Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Tulane Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Cincinnati
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Akers Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akers Jr' Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akers Jr to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Akers Jr' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Failed to communicate results of CT-scans on 2 separate occasions. These scans were paid for by Medicare, and it should be obligatory for Dr Akers to inform patients of test results.
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He and his staff are friendly every year, he always explains my changes and conditions and gives me options . Great experience
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