Dr. Rush Akin, MD

Dr. Rush Akin, MD

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Internal Medicine  |  
Male  |  
69 y/o
(67)

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Dr. Rush Akin, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Panama City, FL. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 42 years.

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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

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."
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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

Dr. Akin does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Confusion
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Injuries
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Prostatitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rickets
  • Rosacea
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Spondylosis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akin to family and friends
4.9
based on 67 total reviews (46 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (67)

  • 5
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  • 3
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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 (46)

in Lynn Haven, FL |
My wife and I have been Dr. Akin’s patients for many years. He and his staff have always provided us with the highest level of care for both routine and serious medical issues. The wait time is minimal and Dr. Akin always takes the time to throughly answer all of your questions. He truly cares...more
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PANAMA CITY |
Not your everyday Doctor. Carefully reviews your charts & tests then personally calls with results and need for further treatment
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Panama City, FL |
The people in the office are always very friendly and helpful. Dr Akin takes the time to talk to you and explain everything.
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in PANAMA CITY |
Dr. Akin and his staff are extremely professional, helpful and courteous to my husband and myself. We highly recommend this office for primary care!! We couldn't be happier with their care.
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Panama City, FL |
Dr. Akin delivers the kind of care that is very hard to find. He is thorough with his examination and takes time to educate and answer questions. He gives quality care and covers so much information without feeling like he needs to get in and get out quickly. He always seems to run on time which...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Akin accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan

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Hospitals where Dr. Akin has admitting privileges

Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center
449 W 23rd St
Panama City, FL 32405
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