Dr. Mark Akins, MD

Dr. Mark Akins, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Mark Akins, MD is a general surgery specialist in Murfreesboro, TN and has been practicing for 30 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
  • Cholelithiasis
  • 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
  • Gastrectomy
  • 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
Residency Hospital
1995
University of Tennessee / Memphis / College of Medicine & Surgery
Residency Hospital
1990
Emory University
Internship Hospital
1989
Emory University
Medical School
1985
Auburn University
Undergraduate School
1995
1995
1990
1989
1985

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Dr. Akins' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Akins

4.0

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
(1)
1 Star
21.73913043478261%
(5)

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Went t Dr Akins. Smart Dr and knows his stuff. The issues I had was that he is too busy. The scheduled me for surgery and then cancelled last minute and couldn't get me in to surgery for another month and a half. Because of the delay, that meant I would have to pay for another round of blood work,...Read More
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As a nurse, I am very conscientious of doctors who take the time to listen to their patients. I've worked with Dr. Akins before and knew him to be a doctor of integrity and a doctor who takes the necessary time to be thorough. After asking for recommendations from operating room staff at St....Read More
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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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