Dr. Michelle Akler, MD

Dr. Michelle Akler, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Michelle Akler, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Dearborn, MI and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2841 Monroe St Ste 1

Dearborn, MI 48124

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Akler performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
high
more than 85% of peers
Glaucoma
high
more than 81% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
normal
more than 64% of peers

Dr. Akler's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Akler "At the Akler Eye Center our goal is to provide modern high-quality ophthalmic medical and surgical care that will exceed our patients expectations. Our philosophy is that the best care can only be attained by providing individual attention to our patients needs."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

71  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 1
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 2
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 3
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 4
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 5
  • Cataract, Total Congenital
  • Cataract, Zonular
  • Chalazion
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes-Like Blepharitis
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, B
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, C
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, D
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, E
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, F
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, G
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, I
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, J
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, K
  • Glaucoma 3, Primary Congenital, A
  • Glaucoma Acquired Secondary to Intraocular Neoplasm
  • Glaucoma, Normal Tension, Susceptibility to
  • Graves' Disease
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lattice Dystrophy
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Pseudophakia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
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13  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • McMaster University Ontario
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of Colorado Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Dr. Akler was named one of LaserVisions top 5 surgeons in the United States for achieving excellence in refractive surgery.,
Media & Publications

Dr. Akler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akler's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akler to family and friends
68 total reviews (25 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (68)

  • 5
    (66)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Akler'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (25)

After during my research I went to Dr. Akler for my lasik eye surgery. She and her staff answered my questions and made me feel at ease. I was able to get an appointment within 2 weeks to have the surgery. During my procedure Dr. Akler talked me through the process which was very helpful. I...more
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I would highly recommend Dr. Akler to anyone needing any eye surgery. She is a wonderful, caring doctor. She takes her time explaining things to you and answers all your questions. Her staff is very knowledgeable about all the procedures, and are very friendly
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Excellent doctor! Dr. Akler performed Lasik surgery for me in 2004 and did a great job so when I needed cataract surgery, I went back. Very pleased with the complete experience. I would highly recommend Dr. Michelle Akler to anyone requesting information or problems regarding their eyesight....more
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Excellent Dr., efficiently run office (thank you Roxanne)! Five stars !
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Dr. Akler and her staff were very professional, personal, and caring. All options and procedures were explained to me in detail. Recommendations were made for my care according to my preferences. I am very happy with the outcome and will go back if and when the needs arises.
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