Dr. Eric Akin, MD

Dr. Eric Akin, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(33)
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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
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Broken Neck
very high
more than 94% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 89% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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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 Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Akin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akin to family and friends
3.6
based on 33 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Akin's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

very friendly and knowledgeable. Takes time to answer all questions. Great doctor!
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Dr. Akin performed my back surgery for a herniated disc in October of this year. The care his office and staff gave was excellent. He made it so easy to get in touch with his nurse Heather in case I had any questions or needed anything after my surgery. He followed up with me 2 weeks after my...more
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Dr. Akin really spends a lot of time with his patients explaining your condition and the treatment options.
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After suffering many years with back pain and trying several methods of treatment, I decided to see a neurosurgeon. Dr. Akin came highly recommended, and I have been very pleased! I decided to have a Lumbar Laminectomy and was able to have the surgery scheduled quickly. The surgery was 100%...more
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very pleased with staff, and Dr. Akin!
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