Dr. Lee Akst, MD

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Dr. Lee Akst, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat | Male

JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL 600 N WOLFE ST, Baltimore, MD 21287 Get Directions
(410) 955-5080

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Dr. Akst specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat and practices in Baltimore, MD. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      Specialties

      • Ear, Nose, and Throat

      Board Certifications

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      • Otolaryngology

      Conditions Treated

      • Acoustic Neuroma
      • Acute Laryngitis
      • Acute Sinusitis
      • Acute Tonsillitis
      • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
      • Allergic Reaction
      • Allergic Rhinitis
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bone Cancer
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain Disorders
      • Broken Nose
      • Cancer
      • Chronic Laryngitis
      • Chronic Sinusitis
      • Cleft Lip and Palate
      • Cleft Palate
      • Conductive Hearing Loss
      • Corticobasal Degeneration
      • Cough
      • Deafness
      • Deviated Septum
      • Dizziness
      • Dysphagia
      • Ear Ache
      • Ear Disorders
      • Earwax Buildup
      • Enlarged Turbinates
      • ENT Cancer
      • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
      • Facial Fracture
      • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
      • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
      • Laryngeal Cancer
      • Laryngitis
      • Larynx Conditions
      • Leukoplakia
      • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
      • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
      • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
      • Oral Cancer
      • Osteosarcoma
      • Otitis Media
      • Postnasal Drip
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Salivary Gland Cancer
      • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
      • Sinusitis
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Sleep Apnea
      • Sleep Disorders
      • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
      • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
      • Throat Pain
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Tinnitus
      • TMJ
      • Tongue Cancer
      • Tonsil Cancer
      • Tonsillitis
      • Trigeminal Neuralgia
      • Vertigo
      • Vocal Cord Nodule
      • Vocal Cord Paralysis
      • Vocal Cord Polyp

      Procedures Performed

      • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
      • ENT Surgery
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
      • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
      • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
      • Sinus Surgery
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Wound Repair

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      Education

      • Medical School
        YALE UNIV SCH OF MED

        Graduated in 1999

      • Internship Hospital
        Cleveland Clinic Foundation

        Completed in 2000

      • Residency Hospital
        Cleveland Clinic Foundation

        Completed in 2005

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Massachusetts General Hospital

        Completed in 2006

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
      • Board certified in Otolaryngology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Akst's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Akst

      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