Dr. Mitchell S. Akman, MD

Dr. Mitchell S. Akman, MD

Internal Medicine | Male | 53 years old

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2.9 based on 20 responses
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in Redding, CA |
The very worst Doctor I have seen in my life! From the moment he walked into the room he was arrogant and rude! He talked with a belittling tone, it was horrible. The entire time I was thinking wow this was a waste of time and money. He did not listen to anything I had to say. He said my primary care doc wasn't treating my illness incorrectly, and he said it snickering like it was funny! I would not take my Dog to see this man! To top off his ridiculous attitude he had a Orange Fake Spray Tan
in Redding, CA |
Dr. Ackman misdiagnosed me, telling me that he was sure that a lump in my neck (discovered by my OBGYN during my pregnancy) was not cancer. He said I could have it removed for vanity purposes but that it was certainly benign. It turned out to be cancer. three years, a complete thyroidectomy and radiation treatments later, I am now treated by an endocrinologist who called ackman's misdiagnosis and lack of concern troubling. His nurse also proved to be Incompetent and rude. Go to Chico!
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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Anemia
  • Angina
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Celiac Disease
  • Common Cold
  • Diabetes
  • Fatigue
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gout
  • Heart Disease
  • Hypertension
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Menopause
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stress

Procedures Performed

  • Blood Pressure Management
  • Breath Testing
  • Cognitive Assessment
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Physical Examination

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

  • Medical School
    McGill University Faculty of Medicine

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    Kingston Genl Hospital

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    Kingston Genl Hospital

    Completed in 1990

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Alberta Hospital

    Completed in 1992

Awards & Recognition

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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Akman's Care Philosophy

Dedicated to providing the highest quality medical care in a safe and caring environment.