Dr. Stephen Ackerman, MD

Clinical Cardiac ElectrophysiologyMaleAge 58

Dr. Ackerman
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Nebraska Heart Institute

7500 S 91st St Lincoln, NE 68526

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(402) 486-8000

Dr. Stephen Ackerman, MD is a Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist in Lincoln, NE and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Ackerman has more experience with Cardiac Electrical System Procedures, Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures, and Adult Congenital Heart Conditions than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Indiana U, School of Medicine medical school in 1989. He is affiliated with CHI Health St. Elizabeth. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Ackerman to book an appointment.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Ackerman

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Cardiac Electrical System Procedures

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Cardiac Electrical System Procedures specialists.

Dr. Ackerman is experienced in the area of Cardiac Electrical System Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
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High
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Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures

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Dr. Ackerman is experienced in the area of Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Adult Congenital Heart Conditions

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Heart Conditions specialists.

Dr. Ackerman is experienced in the area of Adult Congenital Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

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Arrhythmias
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Fibrillation
Ventricular Fibrillation
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
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Heart Conditions

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Dr. Ackerman is experienced in the area of Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Treatments
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Heart Disease
Cardiomyopathy
Sinus Bradycardia
Third Degree Heart Block
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Dr. Ackerman's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Prinzmetal Angina
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Unstable Angina
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern

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Dr. Ackerman accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthSmart
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

Dr. Ackerman's Reviews

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Dr. Ackerman knows how to make a patient feel good. He is confident he is doing the right thing to try get the problem under control. I highly recommend Dr. Ackerman!
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Nov 11, 2019
Dr Ackerman has a wonderful way of making a patient feel confident that he is taking good care of you. Comfortable and pleasant, but serious when he needs to be.
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
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38 people found this helpful
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2young4this in NE – May 17, 2018
He explained to me what could be wrong with my heart rhythm. When I had a low heart rhythm spell, he got worried and wanted to check me. I get a dizzy spell or something else, he wants to check me. I highly recommend him if your looking for a good electrophysiologist!
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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Weeping Water, NE – Aug 22, 2017

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Biography

Dr. Stephen Ackerman, MD is a Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist in Lincoln, NE and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Ackerman...Read more

Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

Education

1996
U Virginia
Fellowship Hospital
1992
Indiana U Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1990
Indiana U Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1989
Indiana U, School of Medicine
Medical School
,

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Stephen Ackerman, MD offer telehealth services?

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

Is Dr. Stephen Ackerman, MD accepting new patients?

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Does Dr. Stephen Ackerman, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Stephen Ackerman, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Ackerman frequently treats Cardiac Electrical System Procedures, Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures, and Adult Congenital Heart Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Ackerman specializes.

Where is Dr. Stephen Ackerman, MD's office located?

Dr. Ackerman's office is located at 7500 S 91st St, Lincoln, NE 68526. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Nebraska Heart Institute

Nebraska Heart Institute7500 S 91st St Lincoln, NE 68526
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Poineer heart institute7440 S 91ST ST Lincoln, NE 68526
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Ackerman is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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CHI Health St. Elizabeth

Lincoln, NE

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average

3 Awards Received