Dr. John Acker, MD

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Dr. John Acker, MD

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Cardiology | Male

UNIVERSITY CARDIOLOGY 1940 Alcoa Hwy Ste E310, Knoxville, TN 37920 Get Directions
(865) 544-2800

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Dr. Acker specializes in Cardiology and practices in Knoxville, TN. He practices at 1 location.

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based on 5 total surveys (1 with a review)
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  • Trustworthiness
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
     (5)
  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Acker
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (5)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (5)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (5)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (5)
Dr. Acker's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (5)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (5)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (5)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (5)
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A rare find; A doctor who listens to you. I know he's highly thought of for his cardiac expertise, and I know he has many many patients, but the time he is with you, he makes you feel like you are the only one that matters
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Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

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  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Impella Device
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
  • 1
    Board Action

    Dr. Acker has 1 board action

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    • Failure to complete continuing education requirements  (1/29/2014)
    • Action Taken: Education
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Tennessee
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1978

  • Internship Hospital
    Baptist Memorial Hospital Memphis

    Completed in 1979

    City Of Memphis Hosps

    Completed in 1957

  • Residency Hospital
    Baptist Memorial Hospital Memphis

    Completed in 1981

    Georgetown University Hospital

    Completed in 1965

    Grady Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1962

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Grady Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1963

    University Ala

    Completed in 1983

Awards & Recognition

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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Acker's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • Board actions found
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Dr. Acker's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Acker

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients