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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Top Care Areas

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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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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

52  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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23  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 to recommend Dr. Akin

3.9

Based on 42 reviews

5 Stars
71.42857142857143%
(30)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
2.380952380952381%
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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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T B in bolivar – Jul 15, 2018
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I would recommend DR Akin to anyone he is a good doctor
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Barbara Freeman in Dyersburg, TN – Jul 10, 2018
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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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Jackson – Apr 14, 2018
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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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Karen in Jackson, Tenn. – Mar 14, 2018
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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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Richard in Tennessee – Mar 08, 2018
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