Dr. Stephen Akers, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 70

  
Accepting new patients

Dr. Stephen Akers, MD is a Pulmonologist in Voorhees, NJ. Dr. Akers has more experience with Sleep-disordered Breathing, Obstructive Lung Disease, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Cooper University Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Akers to book an appointment.


Locations

Cooper University Health Care

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(856) 340-4332
Cooper Pulmonary at Voorhees900 Centennial Blvd Ste K Bldg 1 Voorhees, NJ 08043
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Cooper University Physicians3 Cooper Plz Camden, NJ 08103
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Dr. Akers accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.

Typically treats 99% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akers treats Sleep Disorders more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Akers treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akers treats Sleep Apnea more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Akers treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.

Typically treats 82% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akers treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Akers treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akers performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Akers performs this procedure more than 88% of their peers

Asthma
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akers treats Asthma more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Akers treats this condition more than 82% of their peers

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.

Typically treats 65% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akers treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Akers treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akers performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Akers performs this procedure more than 88% of their peers

Bronchiectasis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akers treats Bronchiectasis more than 78% of their peers

Dr. Akers treats this condition more than 78% of their peers

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Dr. Akers' conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

About Me

Care Philosophy

Cooper University Health Care has a strong connection to its community and wants to be your medical home.  

We begin with a network of experienced primary and specialty care health care providers found throughout our Adult Health Ins...

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Education

Graduate Hospital
Residency Hospital

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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Cooper University Hospital

Camden, NJ

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)