Dr. Donald Akers Jr, MD

Dr. Donald Akers Jr, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Akers Jr' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akers Jr treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Akers Jr treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akers Jr treats Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Akers Jr treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Peripheral Artery Catheterization
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akers Jr performs Peripheral Artery Catheterization more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Akers Jr performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Akers Jr' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Carotid Ultrasound
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Congenital Heart Defects
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
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
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Venous Sclerotherapy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • University Cincinnati
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Tulane Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital
  • Tulane Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital
  • 1984
    Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr
    Medical School
    1984
  • University Of Tennessee
    Undergraduate School

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Dr. Akers Jr' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Akers Jr

3.4

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
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(5)
4 Stars
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(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
27.272727272727273%
(3)
1 Star
18.181818181818183%
(2)

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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Akers Jr' Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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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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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
Blue Network E
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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