Dr. Kathleen Akgun, MD

Critical Care MedicineFemaleAge 45

Dr. Akgun
Accepting new patients

Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System-west Haven Campus

950 Campbell Ave West Haven, CT 06516

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(203) 932-5711

Dr. Kathleen Akgun, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in West Haven, CT. She is affiliated with Yale New Haven Hospital. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Akgun to book an appointment.

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No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Akgun's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Asthma
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Emphysema
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Thoracentesis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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(203) 932-5711

Dr. Akgun accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Balanced Pathway Tiered-CT PPO
Balanced Pathway-CT HMO
Balanced Pathway-CT PPO
BlueChoice New England Network-CT
Bronze Pathway X Enhanced Tiered-CT HMO
Bronze Pathway X w/HSA-CT HMO
Bronze Pathway X w/HSA-CT PPO
Bronze Pathway X-CT PPO
Bronze Standard Pathway X for HSA-CT PPO
Bronze Standard Pathway X-CT PPO
Catastrophic Pathway X Enhanced-CT HMO
Century Preferred (Tiered)-CT
Century Preferred Select (Tiered - Charter)-CT
Century Preferred Select (Tiered - Elm)-CT
Century Preferred Tiered (Select Network)-CT
Century Preferred-CT
Choice BlueCare-CT HMO
Choice Century Preferred Basic-CT PPO
City of New Haven - Century Preferred-CT
CT Children's Medical Center - Tiered-CT PPO
Day Kimball Tiered-CT PPO
Gold Pathway X Enhanced Tiered-CT HMO
Gold Pathway X-CT HMO
Gold Pathway X-CT PPO
Gold Standard Pathway X-CT PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway CT (Small Grp)-CT HMO
Pathway CT (Small Grp)-CT PPO
Pathway CT Tiered (Small Grp)-CT PPO
Pathway Enhanced (Ind)-CT HMO
Pathway Enhanced Tiered (Ind)-CT HMO
Pathway X (Ind)-CT PPO
Pathway X (Small Grp)-CT HMO
Pathway X (Small Grp)-CT PPO
Pathway X Enhanced (Ind -)-CT HMO
Pathway X Enhanced Tiered (Ind)-CT HMO
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Platinum Pathway X-CT PPO
Silver Pathway X Tiered-CT PPO
Silver Pathway X w/HSA-CT HMO
Silver Pathway X w/HSA-CT PPO
Silver Pathway X-CT PPO
Silver Standard Coinsurance Pathway X-CT PPO
Silver Standard Pathway X-CT PPO
State Preferred (Tiered)-CT
State Preferred-CT
Yale New Haven Health System - Tiered-CT PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Yes, I find Dr. Akgun to be very professional, friendly and calming. She shows great interest in my condition and thoroughly reviews my meds. I leave the visit w/her, feeling encouraged & pleased.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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About Me


Dr. Kathleen Akgun, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in West Haven, CT. She is affiliated with Yale New Haven Hospital. She is accepting new...Read more


  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease


Yale New Haven Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Yale New Haven Hospital
Residency Hospital
Yale New Haven Med Center
Internship Hospital
UMDNJ--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Medical School


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What are Dr. Kathleen Akgun, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Akgun frequently treats Shortness of Breath, Wheezing, and COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Akgun treats.

Where is Dr. Kathleen Akgun, MD's office located?

Dr. Akgun's office is located at 950 Campbell Ave, West Haven, CT 06516. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System-west Haven Campus950 Campbell Ave West Haven, CT 06516

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Akgun is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Yale New Haven Hospital

New Haven, CT

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

16 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ (2019)