Dr. Mitchell Akman, MD

Dr. Mitchell Akman, MD

Endocrinology  ·  
Male  ·  
54 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Mitchell Akman, MD is an endocrinology specialist in Redding, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in endocrinology.

Mitchell S Akman MD

1555 East St # 300B

Redding, CA 96001
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Diabetes Counseling
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Akman'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

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1  Specialties

  • Endocrinology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Akman does not have any board certifications listed.

64  Conditions Treated


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6  Procedures

  • Blood Pressure Management
  • Breath Testing
  • Cognitive Assessment
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • 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.


  • McGill University Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Kingston Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Kingston Genl Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Alberta Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akman to family and friends
22 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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Dr. Akman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I have put up with Dr. Akman's arrogance and rudeness for much too long. Reviews of Akman on this site serve to reinforce my own experience. Dr. Akman refuses to discuss any concerns you may have as he is the proverbial know it all. I have never experienced anyone in the medical field with the...more
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The most RUDE staff I've ever met in my life!!!!!!!! This is the only specialist in Redding? I'm willing to move or drive hours to another Dr. than to come here! That is how HORRIBLE they are!!!!! I wish I could leave NO STARS!!!!!
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Dr. Akman doesn't trust anyone other than himself. When I came in to receive care, he insisted I cease my current treatment to completely redo every test I had taken prior. At the same labs. Under the same conditions. He runs his Redding practice as if it was Community Service for a crime he...more
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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...more
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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...more
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