Dr. Fernando Akerman, MD

Dr. Fernando Akerman, MD

Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. Fernando Akerman, MD is a reproductive endocrinology & infertility specialist in Miami, FL and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University of Buenos Aires / Faculty of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in reproductive endocrinology & infertility, fertility medicine, and more.Read his story

8950 N Kendall Dr Ste 103

Miami, FL 33176

Contact Information

(305) 596-4013

Insurance Accepted

  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Akerman's Experience

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Dr. Akerman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
  • Board certified in Fertility & Reproductive Endocrinology and Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Akerman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Akerman "Dr. Fernando M. Akerman has been the Associate Director of the Fertility & IVF Center of Miami since 1999. He is a native of Argentina and is fluent in Spanish, English, and Portuguese. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Saint Louis University School of Medicine in 1997, and his fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Louisville, Kentucky in 1999. Before that he graduated with honors from the Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he also completed his Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1992. Dr. Akerman completed an Intership in Pathology at Albert Einstein School of Medicine, New York. Dr. Akerman is Board Certified in Ob/Gyn and is a Diplomate Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, subspecialty in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Dr. Akerman is member of numerous scientific societies such as the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), the Society of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (SREI), the Society of Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART), the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) and the Miami Obstetrical and Gynecological Society. Dr. Akerman is the current President of the Florida Society of Reproductive Medicine and Infertility. His main clinical interest are oocyte donation and gestational surrogacy, being considered a world expert in the field of Human Reproduction and Infertility. His patients come from all five continents to achieve the dream of having a family at his center in South Florida."
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7  Specialties

  • Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
  • Fertility Medicine
  • Gynecologic Surgery
  • Gynecology
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Reproductive Endocrinology
  • Reproductive Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Fertility & Reproductive Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

24  Conditions Treated

58  Procedures

  • 3D Ultrasound
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Adhesiolysis
  • Advanced Gynecologic Surgery
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Assisted Hatching
  • Assisted Reproductive Technique
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Cryopreservation
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Donor Egg Collection
  • Donor Sperm Collection
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Exploratory Surgery
  • Fallopian Tube and Ovarian Surgery
  • Fallopian Tube Reanastomosis
  • Fallopian Tube Recanalization
  • Fibroid Tumor Surgery
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gynecologic Laser Surgery
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Gynecologic Ultrasound
  • Gynecological Procedure
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterosalpingography
  • Hysteroscopic Resection of Fibroids and Polyps
  • Hysteroscopy
  • In Vitro Fertilization
  • Infertility Treatment
  • In-Office Ultrasound
  • Intra Uterine Insemination
  • Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Endocrine Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Myomectomy
  • Laparoscopic Salpingectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Non-Invasive Treatment of Fibroids
  • Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Oophorectomy
  • Operative Hysteroscopy
  • Ovarian Transposition (Oophoropexy)
  • Ovary Tissue Cryopreservation
  • Ovulation Induction
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Preimplantion Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Treatment of Fibroid Tumors
  • Tubal Ligation Reversal
  • Tuboplasty
  • Tuboplasty Reversal
  • Ultrasound, Pelvic
  • Ultrasound, Transvaginal
  • Vaginal Surgery
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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 Buenos Aires
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University of Buenos Aires / Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Montefiore Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Saint Louis University / School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Buenos Aires
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University of Louisville
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Akerman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akerman's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akerman to family and friends
33 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Akerman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Dr Akerman y todo su staff los recomiendo, me encanto su forma de tratarme a mi y a mi esposo, y estoy muy conforme con el servicio prestado como paciente. Por casi 2 anos visite a diferentes clinicas y doctores y siento que a la final tome la decision correcta, despues de 3 intentos tengo 9...more
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Emoción me invade al escribir estas lineas. Luego de un dificil camino por no poder quedar embarazada durante muchos años, tuve la dicha de encontrar al Dr. Akerman. El y su gente me hicieron sentir muy comoda durante el stress del IVF, que finalmente se reflejo en mi actual embarazo. El es un...more
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I'm 4 months pregnant and don't have enough words to thank Doctor Akerman and his team. He is an amazing doctor. He answers all your questions, giving you an honest and straight answer and peace of mind. The staff is amazing, and every single person was extremely professional and warm and...more
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Struggling with infertility for years, I saw Dr. Akerman. I did clomid before, then went to see him. I have a boy who is seven. I was shocked my husband's sperm was abnormal. Dr Akerman ordered tests and put him on clomid! After an insemination, I've got pregnant. I delivered last winter and my...more
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No hay palabras para expresar mi agradecimiento al Dr. Akerman. Desde la primera visita a su centro en Miami cuando escuchó atentamente mi historia, hasta que la enfermera Teresa me llamo con la fantástica noticia que estaba embarazada. Todos me hicieron sentir muy comoda durante este periodo que...more
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