Dr. Luke Akard, MD

Hematology •  Male • Age 65
  
Dr. Akard
1600 Albany St Beech Grove, IN 46256

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(317) 579-2150

Dr. Luke Akard, MD is a Hematology Specialist in Beech Grove, IN and has over 39 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Akard has more experience with Blood Cancers than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Indiana U, School of Medicine medical school in 1981. He is affiliated with Franciscan Health Indianapolis. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Akard to book an appointment.


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Dr. Akard accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access-IN PPO
Blue Access-IN
Blue Preferred --IN HMO
Blue Preferred --IN POS
Blue Preferred Plus-IN POS
Blue Preferred-IN HMO
Blue Traditional-IN
Bronze Blue Access Plus w/HSA-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
Bronze HealthSync w/HSA-IN HMO
Bronze HealthSync with H.S.A-IN POS
Bronze HealthSync-IN HMO
Franciscan Alliance Tiered-IN
Gold Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Gold Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO Plus
Gold Blue Access-IN PPO
Gold Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
Gold HealthSync w/HSA-IN HMO
Gold HealthSync-IN HMO
HealthSync (Select Network)-IN
HealthSync Options-IN POS
HealthSync-IN
HealthSync-IN HMO
HealthSync-IN POS
Healthy Indiana Plan PPO
Lumenos Plans-IN
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Platinum Blue Access-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO Plus
Silver Blue Access-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
Silver HealthSync w/HSA-IN HMO
Silver HealthSync-IN HMO
The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN)-IN
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus

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Practice Areas

Blood Cancers

Blood cancer specialists diagnose and treat cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma that affect the blood cells, bone marrow, or lymphatic system.Compare with other Blood Cancers specialists.

Typically treats 56% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akard treats Acute Myeloid Leukemia more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Akard treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Acute Leukemia
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akard treats Acute Leukemia more than 77% of their peers

Dr. Akard treats this condition more than 77% of their peers

Myeloma
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akard treats Myeloma more than 65% of their peers

Dr. Akard treats this condition more than 65% of their peers

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Dr. Akard's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Skin Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thalassemia
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Luke Akard, MD is a Hematology Specialist in Beech Grove, IN and has over 39 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Akard has more experience with Blood Cancers than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Indiana U, School of Medicine medical school in 1981. He is affiliated with Franciscan Health Indianapolis. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Akard to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Education

Clarian Indiana University Hospital
Residency Hospital
Clarian Methodist Hospital Of Indi
Residency Hospital
1981
Indiana U, School of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • German
  • English

Awards

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Practice

1600 Albany St Beech Grove, IN 46256
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Franciscan Health Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)