Dr. Eric Akin, MD

Dr. Eric Akin, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Eric Akin, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Jackson, TN and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in neurosurgery.

700 W Forest Ave Ste 200

Jackson, TN 38301

Contact Information

(731) 541-9490

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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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. Akin's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akin treats Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Akin treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akin treats Low Back Pain more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Akin treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akin treats Hydrocephalus more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Akin treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus

Dr. Akin's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Eric Akin, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Jackson, TN and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1997
    University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1997

Awards

Dr. Akin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Akin

3.9

Based on 42 reviews

5 Stars
71.42857142857143%
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
2.380952380952381%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
26.19047619047619%
(11)

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best dr for the surgery. can't think of better one to have.
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I would recommend DR Akin to anyone he is a good doctor
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He is a good man and very good doctor. I am a physician myself and was terrified when my mom had NPH. She recvd a shunt from Dr Akin and procedure went very well by God's grace. She did have a rocky course post op due to non surgical issue and I was calling on Dr Akin at all times, from ER and he...Read More
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Excellent Doctor. Cannot say enough good about Dr. Akin. I'm already telling my friends about him. GREAT JOB DOC.
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I have been living with a pain running down my leg, that prevented me from activities to have a quality of life with family and friends. Meeting Dr Akin and his nurse Heather was a pleasure. They both showed true concern for my problem and a course of treatments to help my pain. Dr Akin took the...Read More
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Humana
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