Dr. Rush E. Akin, MD

Dr. Rush E. Akin, MD

Internal Medicine | Male | 68 years old

Dr. Akin believes in medical care that takes the whole person into account. He strives...Read more

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4.5 based on 11 responses
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Dr.Akin cares about me as a patient and gives the type quality of care of would hope to receive anywhere I go. He hasn't changed how he practices medicine even though technology has forced some changes. It is about me and my care
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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Asthma
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Injuries
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sleep Apnea

Procedures Performed

  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • 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

  • Medical School
    University of Alabama At Birmingham
  • Internship Hospital
    Lloyd Noland Hospital

    Completed in 1974

  • Residency Hospital
    Lloyd Noland Hospital

    Completed in 1976

  • Undergraduate School
    Huntington

    Graduated in 1970

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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

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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 board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Akin's Care Philosophy

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.