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Dr. Eric Akin, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 48

Dr. Akin

Dr. Eric Akin, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Jackson, TN and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(731) 541-9490

Dr. Akin accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO

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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

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Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
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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
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • 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
  • Paracentesis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • 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 22 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 43 reviews

5 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
25.58139534883721%
(11)

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Was pain free after my surgery I liked how he makes u feel at ease n explained everything in detail to me
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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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