Dr. Jeffery Akeson, MD

Dr. Jeffery Akeson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Jeffery Akeson, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Peoria, IL and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med in 1979 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

6000 N Allen Rd

Peoria, IL 61614

Contact Information

(309) 691-1400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

82  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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39  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Akeson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akeson's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akeson to family and friends
13 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Akeson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Waited for 3 months to see this doctor about my son's scoliosis. We waited for two hours for the doctor to come in the room. No patient file was ready and his office did not have the x-rays ready for him to look at. He barely examined my son and grabbed a piece of scratch paper to write patient...more
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Dr Akeson has treated my son who has severe osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone disorder) since he was born. He needed rodding surgery that Chicago Shriners would not do. I took my son across the country to the top clinic for osteogenesis imperfecta and the top surgeon in the U.S. was very...more
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We took my son to see Dr. Akeson for three years for his scoliosis. Each time we were told they would brace or cast him "next time", only to have the next appointment come and no action taken. After three years we asked for a second opinion and were sent to Shriner's in Chicago. The very first...more
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Dr. Akeson has treated my son's clubbed foot since he was two days old (he's now 3) -- and met with us before he was born to explain the treatment plan, answer questions, etc. He most recently fit my son into his busy surgery schedule to correct a broken arm. He's been at each follow-up...more
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At the appointments he was very disinterested and a few appointments his physicians assistant came without him. One was my first checkup after my surgery
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