Dr. Francis Akom, MD

Obstetrics & GynecologyMaleAge 59

Dr. Francis Akom, MD is a Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialist in North Charleston, SC and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Akom has more experience with Gynecologic Conditions and Obstetric Care than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University Of Ghana medical school in 1989. He is affiliated with Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Akom to book an appointment.

Dr. Akom

Ravenel Obstetrics & Gynecology

1370 Remount Rd Ste D North Charleston, SC 29406
Accepting new patients

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Akom

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Akom treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Akom treats other conditions, please contact the office at (843) 566-1200.

Gynecologic Conditions

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Dr. Akom is experienced in the area of Gynecologic Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Endometriosis
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Symptomatic Menopause
Adenomyosis
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High
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Very High
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Obstetric Care

Obstetric care specialists focus on the health of both mother and baby during pregnancy and through labor and delivery, including prenatal screening, treatment of complications, and vaginal or C-section delivery.Compare with other Obstetric Care specialists.

Dr. Akom is experienced in the area of Obstetric Care. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Amniocentesis
C-Section
Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
High Risk Pregnancy
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Dr. Akom's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Adenomyosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Amniocentesis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Breech Position
  • C-Section
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometriosis
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fallopian Tube Disorders
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Female Infertility
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Folic Acid Deficiency
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gonorrhea Infections
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Mastodynia
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Maternal Hypotension Syndrome
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Oophorectomy
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Tubo-Ovarian Abscess
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Prolapse
  • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Wound Repair
  • Yeast Infections

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(843) 566-1200

Dr. Akom accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Akom's Reviews

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5.0

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    He is the best, hands down !! When he retires I will be so upset !! It’s so hard to find a good , caring doctor! He listens to your concerns & makes sure your don’t worried about anything during your pregnancy or delivery!!
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    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
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    Jan 05, 2021
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    He’s awesome!!! He great at what he does and cares about your well being.
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    Dec 02, 2020
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    I have never experience this type of customer service. They are so friendly and always there to help. I wish there were more stars
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    Juanita Jones – Mar 11, 2020
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    Hey was caring and professional.
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    Jennifer Gaillard in Charleston, SC – Apr 15, 2016
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    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Francis Akom, MD is a Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialist in North Charleston, SC and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Akom...Read more

    Specialties

    • Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Education

    Harlem Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital
    1989
    University Of Ghana
    Medical School

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Francis Akom, MD accepting new patients?

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    What are Dr. Francis Akom, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Akom frequently treats Gynecologic Conditions and Obstetric Care. See all practice areas where Dr. Akom specializes.

    Where is Dr. Francis Akom, MD's office located?

    Dr. Akom's office is located at 1370 Remount Rd Ste D, North Charleston, SC 29406. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    Locations

    Ravenel Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Ravenel Obgyn1370 Remount Rd Ste D North Charleston, SC 29406
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    Practice

    Roper St. Francis Hospital-berkeley100 Callen Blvd SUMMERVILLE, SC 29486
    2

    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Akom is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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    Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital

    Charleston, SC

    76% Patient Experience Rating, 7% higher than the national average

    21 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)