Dr. Karunakar Akasapu, MD

Critical Care MedicineMaleAge 38

Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Karunakar Akasapu, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Fort Smith, AR and has over 14 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from SCB Med Coll-Utkal U, Cuttack medical school in 2008. He is affiliated with Baptist Health - Fort Smith. His office is not accepting new patients.

Dr. Karunakar Akasapu, MD

Baptist Health Lung Center -fort Smith

1001 Towson Ave Ste 400 Fort Smith, AR 72901 ()

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(479) 709-7433

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Dr. Akasapu's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bird Flu
  • Bone Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Ileus
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Liver Cancer
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Septic Embolism
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Swine Flu
  • Thoracentesis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tuberculosis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Viral Infection
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Karunakar Akasapu, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Fort Smith, AR and has over 14 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated...Read more


  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease


University Of Texas Health Science Center, Houston.
Fellowship Hospital
Good Samaritan Hospital
Residency Hospital
Good Samaritan Hospital
Internship Hospital
SCB Med Coll-Utkal U, Cuttack
Medical School


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Dr. Akasapu frequently treats Low Blood Oxygen Level, Pleural Effusion, and Thoracentesis. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Akasapu treats.

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Dr. Akasapu's office is located at 1001 Towson Ave Ste 400, Fort Smith, AR 72901. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Baptist Health Lung Center -fort Smith1001 Towson Ave Ste 400 Fort Smith, AR 72901

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Baptist Health - Fort Smith

Fort Smith, AR

67% Patients that would definitely recommend, 3% lower than the national average