Dr. Richard Akoto, MD

Dr. Richard Akoto, MD

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Dr. Richard Akoto, MD is a family medicine specialist in Silver Spring, MD and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Spartan Health Sciences University, School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in family medicine.

344 University Blvd W Ste 326

Silver Spring, MD 20901

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  • Aetna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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Dr. Akoto's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acne
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
ADHD and-or ADD
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
All Types of Food Poisoning
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal Disorders
Anemia
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breast Pain
Bronchitis
Bunion
Burn Injuries
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Cervicitis
Chest Pain
Chronic Care Management
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Common Cold
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Dermatitis
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Erectile Dysfunction
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Folliculitis
Food Poisoning
Foot Conditions
Fungal Nail Infection
Ganglion Cyst
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Genital Herpes
Gout
Hammer Toe
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
HIV Screening
Hives
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Impetigo
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
Intertrigo
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Knee Sprain
Laryngitis
Larynx Conditions
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
Low Back Pain
Malaise and Fatigue
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Migraine
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nasopharyngitis
Nausea
Neck Muscle Strain
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Nosebleed
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoporosis
Otitis Media
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Pap Smear Abnormalities
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peptic Ulcer
Pericardial Disease
Perimenopause
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Phenylketonuria Screening
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Pneumonia
Pollen Allergy
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
Pregnancy Test
Pregnancy Ultrasound
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Prostatitis
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rash
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Rib Fracture
Ringworm
Rosacea
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Second-Degree Burns
Sepsis
Sexual Dysfunction
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sickle Cell Disease
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Sore Throat
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Strep Throat
Swine Flu
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Tobacco Use Disorder
Tonsillitis
Torticollis
Tremor
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Vertigo
Viral Enteritis
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wellness Examination
Yeast Infections

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Akoto, MD is a family medicine specialist in Silver Spring, MD and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Spartan Health Sciences University, School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in family medicine.

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Education

Va Commonwealth University McV School Med
Residency Hospital
1996
Spartan Health Sciences University, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1996

Languages

  • Thai
  • English

Dr. Akoto's Reviews

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Dr. Akoto is a great physician. He is very knowledgeable and has a great bed-side manor. His staff are good at what they do and run the office very well. I highly recommend selecting him as your family physician. Walk-in's welcome!!!
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I've been going to Dr Akoto for 5 years. He is very patient with me and my 2 girls. He has always given us the proper care and advice. Arline, is also vey professional, efficient and caring.
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