Dr. Herbert Acker, MD

Dr. Herbert Acker, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
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Age 83
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Dr. Herbert Acker, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Fort Wayne, IN and has been practicing for 54 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1964 and specializes in geriatric medicine and family medicine.

2516 E Dupont Rd

Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Contact Information

(260) 747-6171

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Acker performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Osteoporosis Screening
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypothyroidism
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Acker's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Family Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

206  Conditions Treated

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23  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Paracentesis
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

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

  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1964
  • Lutheran Hospital of Indiana
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Acker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Acker's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Acker to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Acker'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I have been a long time patient of Dr. Acker's - for over 30 years! No time during those years has he been anything but professionally astute - stays on top of his game; compassionate; good listener; a man of integrity, honor and he will do whatever it takes to get to the root cause of my health...more
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Dr. Acker is what doctors should all be like: He is caring, compassionate, takes his time with each patient. He makes you feel like you are his ONLY concern. He listens and asks questions to make sure he has an accurate picture of the problem. He uses common sense in his approach to treatment. He...more
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