Dr. John Acker, MD

Dr. John Acker, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. John Acker, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Knoxville, TN. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 40 years.

1940 Alcoa Hwy Ste E310

Knoxville, TN 37920

Contact Information

(865) 544-2800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Atrial Flutter
very high
more than 98% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • 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 Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney 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
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • 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
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

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

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

Education

  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital Memphis
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • City Of Memphis Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1957
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital Memphis
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1965
  • Grady Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1962
  • Grady Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1963
  • University Ala
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Acker has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Acker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Acker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Acker to family and friends
5.0
based on 6 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Louisville, TN |
Easy to talk to.He always explains things s you understand completely.I leave feeling total trust in my care.
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in Knoxville, TN |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Acker accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
    Blue Network E
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Acker has admitting privileges

University of Tennessee Medical Center
1924 Alcoa Hwy
Knoxville, TN 37920
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