Dr. Sam Akhavan, MD

Dr. Sam Akhavan, MD

Sports Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 40
(31)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Sam Akhavan, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.

1307 Federal St

Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Contact Information

(412) 359-3895

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
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Dr. Akhavan's Experience

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Dr. Akhavan's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Akhavan "As a Sports Medicine physician, we are specifically qualified to treat all sports medicine injuries, from the professional athlete to the weekend warrior, We believe all patients should be treated with the same high quality of care. Our office specializes in minimally invasive knee and shoulder surgery. Most surgeries we perform can be performed arthroscopically, through small incicisions and with quick recovery"
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Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

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Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Case Medical Center, Cleveland Ohio
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Case Medical Center, Cleveland Ohio
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Akhavan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akhavan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akhavan to family and friends
4.7
based on 31 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Akhavan'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

in Pittsburgh, PA
I had a great experience at Dr. Akhavan's office from beginning to end. His front end staff was very nice. My wait time was minimal. I have to disagree with some of the other reviews I have seen as Dr. Akhavan spent lots of time explaining my issue and his plan of care. He answered all my questions...more
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in New York, NY
Saw Dr. Akhavan today for shoulder pain. He did a quick test and told me the issue was my neck and referred me to someone else for therapy. But my shoulder is in a lot of pain. He was in such a hurry to get out of the room I didn’t get any time to ask any questions at all so I left even more...more
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in Pittsburgh
Didn't listen to me, dismissed my chief complaint and referred me to another doctor in the practice for unrelated issue. Still have knee pain and numbness. Told me I have 2 things that I don't have, which he would have known had he bothered to listen to me. Very disappointed.
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in Weirton, WV
Wonderful! Dr. Akhavan and his PA, Jennifer are amazing. Kind, knowledgeable, great bedside manner. He spends as much time with his patients as you need. Explains everything well. Don't have a single complaint.
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in Canonsburg, PA
Dr Sam did my rt shoulder, no pain after, Incredible guy, best anesthesiologist what a team! Highly recommended! You figure he has got to be good, he is the pirates on call orthopedic Surgeon !!!
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