Dr. Gloria Akan, MD

Allergy & Immunology •  Female • Age 47
  
Dr. Akan
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

ENTAA Care

11085 Little Patuxent Pkwy Ste 101 Columbia, MD 21044

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(410) 760-8840

Dr. Gloria Akan, MD is a Allergy & Immunology Specialist in Columbia, MD and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Akan has more experience with Environmental Allergies, Upper Respiratory Conditions, and Food and Drug Allergies than other specialists in her area. She graduated from University Of Wisconsin Medical School medical school in 1999. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Anne Arundel Medical Center and Howard County General Hospital. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Akan to book an appointment.


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Dr. Akan accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
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Cigna PPO
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Practice Areas

Environmental Allergies

Compare with other Environmental Allergies specialists.

Typically treats 92% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pollen Allergy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akan treats Pollen Allergy more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Akan treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Hives
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akan treats Hives more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Akan treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Animal Allergies
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akan treats Animal Allergies more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Akan treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Upper Respiratory Conditions

Upper respiratory specialists diagnose and treat conditions such as infections, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, and whooping cough (pertussis) that affect the upper part of the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, larynx, and lungs.Compare with other Upper Respiratory Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 80% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Allergic Rhinitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akan treats Allergic Rhinitis more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Akan treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Sinusitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akan treats Sinusitis more than 81% of their peers

Dr. Akan treats this condition more than 81% of their peers

Chronic Sinusitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akan treats Chronic Sinusitis more than 71% of their peers

Dr. Akan treats this condition more than 71% of their peers

Food and Drug Allergies

Food and drug allergy specialists diagnose and treat patients for whom certain foods or medications trigger an immune system response that causes distressing or life-threatening symptoms.Compare with other Food and Drug Allergies specialists.

Typically treats 71% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akan treats Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Akan treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Dermatitis Due to Food
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akan treats Dermatitis Due to Food more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Akan treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Anaphylactic Food Allergies
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akan treats Anaphylactic Food Allergies more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Akan treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

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Dr. Akan's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Food
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Anaphylactic Egg Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Fish Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Food Additive Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
  • Anaphylactic Fruit and Vegetable Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Milk and Dairy Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Peanut Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Shell Fish Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Tree Nut Allergy
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Desensitization
  • Deviated Septum
  • Drug or Food Challenge
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Detergents
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Hives
  • IgA Deficiency
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Itchy Skin
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Patch Testing
  • Penicillin Allergy
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Toxic Effect of Venom

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Wonderful doctor! Dr. Akan cured my hives, and prescribed the correct combination of medications to alleviate all of the itching almost immediately. She asks pertinent questions, and is a great listener. A very thorough physician. I am glad I found her.
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Linda Thompson – Sep 27, 2019
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Wonderful doctor! Dr. Akan cured my hives, and prescribed the correct combination of medications to alleviate all of the itching almost immediately. She asks pertinent questions, and is a great listener. A very thorough physician. I am glad I found her.
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Linda Thompson – Sep 27, 2019
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Dr. Akan was wonderful! Friendly & warm, really listened to my concerns and so helpful with my lifelong allergies. I had never seen an allergist before, hate going to the doctors, but she got me on the right course of meds to help me breathe easier! Can't say enough good things about her.
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jeannie kenny in Pasadena – Mar 14, 2018
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Dr. Akan is a wonderful doctor. She makes asthma and nut allergies easy for my 6th grader to understand. She makes every visit fun!
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Donna H in Glen Burnie, MD – Jan 06, 2016
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I have recommended Dr. Akan to several of my friends and family members. She is very welcoming and nice. She listens to my concerns.
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Jen in Pasadena, MD – Dec 18, 2015
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I have complicated health issues and every time I see Dr. Akan she helps sort them out. She is what a doctor should be! She listens and helps come up with a plan of action. I would recommend her whole heartedly.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Gloria Akan, MD is a Allergy & Immunology Specialist in Columbia, MD and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Akan has more experience with Environmental Allergies, Upper Respiratory Conditions, and Food and Drug Allergies t...Read more

Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

Education

1999
University Of Wisconsin Medical School
Medical School

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Locations

ENTAA Care

ENTAA Care11085 Little Patuxent Pkwy Ste 101 Columbia, MD 21044
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Anne Arundel Medical Center

Annapolis, MD

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)

Howard County General Hospital

Columbia, MD

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center

Glen Burnie, MD

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average