Dr. Rush Akin, MD

Dr. Rush Akin, MD

Internal MedicineMaleAge 73

Accepting new patients

Dr. Rush Akin, MD is a Internal Medicine Specialist in Panama City, FL. He is affiliated with medical facilities Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center and Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital Bay. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Akin to book an appointment.

Locations

Gulf Coast Primary Care

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(850) 769-1462
Gulf Coast Primary Care229 Southwood Dr Panama City, FL 32405
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  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
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Dr. Akin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Akin

4.9

Based on 94 ratings

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What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (91)
  • Explained conditions well (91)
  • Listened & answered questions (91)
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (3)
  • Appointment was rushed (2)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (2)
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Great doctor
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jan 05, 2021
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Excellent,experienced care.
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Allan – Jun 29, 2020
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Follow up
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Spurlin Roy – May 26, 2020
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Dr. Akin is a wonderful physician that I highly recommend.
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David C Conner – Mar 24, 2020
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Quality care at it's finest!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Powell Adams in Southport , FL – Feb 03, 2020
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As always, Dr Akin was prompt, courteous, and very informed. I could tell he had studied my blood work and was thorough in his explanation to me about what it meant. I love my doctor!
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John – Dec 02, 2019
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It was Excellent. I am hoping Dr. Aiken will Accept my Son and his family as Patients!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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John Hutt, Jr. ( 8/27/43 ) – Nov 04, 2019
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Dr. Akin is one of a kind. He is a great listener, a talented diagnostician, and a caring physician.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Panama City, FL – Jul 26, 2019
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My recent visit with Dr Akin was great. I have been a patient of Dr Akin for many years. He is an outstanding doctor who has seen me through medical situations that were serious. He has a wealth of knowledge and has guided me brilliantly through each one. He is kind, caring and a wonderful physician. Thanks for caring for me and my health for all these years!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Katie Zimpfer – Jul 14, 2019
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Dr Akin is very caring and takes the time to listen to his patients and address their needs. I would highly recommend Dr. Akin.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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PANAMA CITY, – Apr 28, 2019
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Dr Akin is an excellent physician. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a doctor. He is “down to earth” and explains things so a lay person can understand.
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Dr. Akin and his staff have been taking care of my family and me for about 15 years. We have experienced nothing but the highest level of care. It is very clear that Dr. Akin and his staff are genuinely concerned about our health and they have demonstrated on many occasions that they will do whatever is necessary to be available, even with very short notice. I highly recommend Dr. Rush Akin.
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R. Russell in Lynn Haven, FL – Mar 28, 2019
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The Best Doctor and staff in Panama City !
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Charles in Panama City, FL – Feb 18, 2019
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Excellent physician who explains things clearly in terms you can easily understand and who does not make you feel rushed in and out.
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Sam in FL, FL – Feb 11, 2019
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Dr Akin has been my Doctor for over 15 years. He is the best Doctor I have ever know.
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Jim in Panama City , FL – Jan 28, 2019
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The finest General Practitioner in Bay County.
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William B. Fenimore in Panama City, FL – Jan 18, 2019
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Dr. Akin and his kind staff have taken excellent care of me and my family for the last 25 years. Dr. Akin is a very experienced, caring scientist who knows his medicine and gets to know his patients to help solve their problems. Our Panama City is so very lucky to have such a fine physician.
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Deborah Skipper in Panama City, FL – Dec 17, 2018
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Dr Akin has been our Family Doctor for over 23 years. We recommend him to anyone who needs a Great Family Physician
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Mary Webb in Mexico Beach, FL – Jul 27, 2018
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I consider Dr. Akin a very competent doctor and a good friend as did my mother.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Lenora Holman in Panama City – May 26, 2018
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Dr. Akin does not give up until he figures out what your health problem. He is from the old school of doctors where they listen to their patients and take to heart what the patient says. Most of the younger doctors I have dealt with are really clueless in my opinion.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Lesley perdue in Chipley, FL – May 01, 2018
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No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Akin's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acne
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Administrative Physical
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Burn Injuries
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Canker Sore
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Prostatitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Cluster Headache
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Cold Sore
  • Common Cold
  • Confusion
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dysentery
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Echocardiography
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Cosmetics
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folliculitis
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Genital Herpes
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hives
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization
  • Immunization Administration
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Injuries
  • Insomnia
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lyme Disease
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Motion Sickness
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pharyngitis
  • Physical Examination
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Prostatitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Strep Throat
  • Stye
  • Sunburn
  • Swimmer's Ear
  • Swine Flu
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ultrasound
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

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(850) 769-1462

Dr. Akin accepts the following insurance:

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About Me

Care Philosophy

Committed to the care and improvement of human life.

Biography

This physician is accepting telehealth visits. Rush Akin, MD, earned his medical degree at the University of Alabama -Birmingham and completed internship...Read more

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Languages

  • English
  • Persian

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Rush Akin, MD?

Call (850) 769-1462 to make an appointment as a new patient. Click here for more information.

Does Dr. Rush Akin, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Akin has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Rush Akin, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Rush Akin, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Akin frequently treats Reflux Esophagitis, Esophagitis, and Obesity. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Akin treats.

Where is Dr. Rush Akin, MD's office located?

Dr. Akin's office is located at 229 Southwood Dr, Panama City, FL 32405. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Rush Akin, MD speak?

Dr. Akin speaks Farsi and English. View profile to see all.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Akin is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center

Panama City, FL

68% Patient Experience Rating, 1% lower than the national average

8 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital Bay

Panama City, FL

61% Patient Experience Rating, 8% lower than the national average

1 Award Received