Dr. Paul Akerman, MD

Dr. Paul Akerman, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Paul Akerman, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences in 1985 and specializes in gastroenterology.

33 Staniford St Fl 2

Providence, RI 02905

Contact Information

(401) 421-8800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Akerman'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.

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

77  Conditions Treated

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7  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Rhode Island.

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

  • George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Mt Auburn Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Mt Auburn Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Akerman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akerman's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akerman to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Akerman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

My father had an appointment to get a colonoscopy. He went through the excruciating preparation, and when he got to the office for his appointment, the front desk told him Dr. Akerman was not in the office. Apparently, they had tried to reschedule the appt. and left a message ON THE WRONG CELL...more
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I was admitted @ Ri hospital. I was having GI problems. Dr. Ackerman explained the procedure to me and reassured me I would be okay. I could feel the God all over him. I became very relaxed and all my anxiousness and fear disappeared !
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