Dr. Mark Akins, MD

Dr. Mark Akins, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Mark Akins, MD is a general surgery specialist in Murfreesboro, TN and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1989 and specializes in general surgery.

1800 Medical Center Pkwy Ste 440

Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • One Health
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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. Akins' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akins performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Akins performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Incisional Hernia
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akins treats Incisional Hernia more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Akins treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Hernia Repair
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akins performs Hernia Repair more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Akins performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Akins' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Atresia
Biopsy of Breast
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reduction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fecal Impaction Removal
Fissures
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Kidney Surgery
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Grafts
Skin Lesion Removal
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vaginal Surgery
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

We understand that when surgery is necessary, it is an important event in each of our patient's lives.  We pledge to treat each individual with respect and dignity.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Emory University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • 1995
    University Of Tennessee / Memphis / College Of Medicine & Surgery
    Residency Hospital
    1995
  • 1995
    University Of Tennessee
    Residency Hospital
    1995
  • 1990
    Emory University
    Internship Hospital
    1990
  • 1989
    Emory University
    Medical School
    1989
  • 1985
    Auburn University
    Undergraduate School
    1985

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Dr. Akins' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Akins

4.0

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
23.80952380952381%
(5)

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my husband had a revision hernia surgery , and some other stuff done, Dr Akins is great and very professional, he is an excellent doctor and really knows what he is doing. Would recommend him to everyone having issues.
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Dr. Akins was the surgeon who did emergency abdominal surgery on my husband. He was professional, caring, and related well to his patient and the family.
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I recently was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer. Dr Akins did a lumpectomy. He is one of the most compassionate Doctors I have ever dealt with. I always felt like he was very knowledgeable and that I could trust my care with him. He took alot of time explaining my diagnosis and answering my...Read More
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Extremely rude and failed to notice cancer in my breast. Would never recommend him to anyone.
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I had emergency surgery and Dr Akins was fantastic for several reasons. I was incredibly nervous going into the operating room and Dr Akins was joking with me. It really made me feel less afraid. He has a sort of no nonsense but funny personality that i like in a Doctor. Gets the job done...Read More
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Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card
Network C
Network P
Network S
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Medicaid
One Health
One Health HMO
One Health POS
One Health PPO
Signature Health Alliance
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO