Dr. Melvin Akazawa, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
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Dr. Melvin Akazawa, MD
Dr. Melvin Akazawa, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Mission Viejo, CA. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 43 years. Dr. Akazawa is affiliated with Mission Hospital - Mission Viejo.

26732 Crown Valley Pkwy Ste 381

Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Contact Information

(949) 364-2150

Dr. Melvin Akazawa, MD

Dr. Melvin Akazawa, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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Cancer
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more than 49% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
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more than 47% of peers
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
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more than 46% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Plastic Surgery
2

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
11

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Gynecomastia
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Skin Cancer
4

Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Univ Of Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • U Calif
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Phoenix Plas Surg
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • U Calif
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Akazawa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akazawa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akazawa to family and friends
4.6
based on 9 total reviews
Dr. Akazawa's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Akazawa accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Akazawa has admitting privileges

Mission Hospital - Mission Viejo
27700 Medical Center Rd
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
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