Dr. Richard Akoto, MD

Dr. Richard Akoto, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Akoto, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Silver Spring, MD. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 21 years.

344 University Blvd W Ste 326

Silver Spring, MD 20901

Contact Information

(301) 681-9500

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Dr. Akoto's Experience

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Dr. Akoto's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
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Board Certifications

Dr. Akoto does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchitis
  • Burn Injuries
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Cervicitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Common Cold
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dizziness
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Emphysema
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Impetigo
  • Insomnia
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Otitis Media
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ringworm
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Strep Throat
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tonsillitis
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

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Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Akoto has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Akoto has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Thai

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akoto's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akoto to family and friends
4.5
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Akoto's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Silver Spring |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Akoto accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Akoto has admitting privileges

Holy Cross Hospital
1500 Forest Glen Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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