Dr. Rush Akin, MD

Dr. Rush Akin, MD

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Internal Medicine  ·  
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70 y/o
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Dr. Rush Akin, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Panama City, FL and has been practicing for 42 years. He specializes in internal medicine.Read his story

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Dr. Akin's Experience

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

Dr. Akin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Akin "Rush Akin, MD, earned his medical degree at the University of Alabama -Birmingham and completed internship and internal medicine residency training at Lloyd Noland Hospital in Fairland, Ala. He is a family practice doctor specializing in internal medicine. A current and past member of the Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center board of trustees, Dr. Akin served as chief of medicine at Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center, as well as past president of Bays Medical Society. He also served on the Florida State University Developmental Board Of Directors and Children's Home Society."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Akin "Dr. Akin believes in medical care that takes the whole person into account. He strives to provide the best clinical care combined with communications and patient involvement in the care process to achieve the best outcomes for our patients. Dr. Akin has been a long-standing member of Bay County, since 1976, and is able to cater to immediate needs."

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Akin does not have any board certifications listed.

152  Conditions Treated

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20  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Ultrasound

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Huntington
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • University of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Lloyd Noland Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Lloyd Noland Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Akin has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Akin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akin's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akin to family and friends
76 total reviews (55 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (76)

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Dr. Akin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (55)

Dr Akin has been our Family Doctor for over 23 years. We recommend him to anyone who needs a Great Family Physician
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Dr. Akin, Debbie, Donna and Kathy are friendly and professional. I am confident that I am listened to, not rushed and receiving the best care possible.
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Great care and very short wait times.
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I consider Dr. Akin a very competent doctor and a good friend as did my mother.
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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.
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