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Dr. William Ackerman, MD

Geriatric Medicine ·  Male · Age 71

Dr. Ackerman

UC San Diego Health

8929 University Center Ln San Diego, CA 92122

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Dr. William Ackerman, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from SUNY Buffalo School Of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in 1973 and specializes in geriatric medicine, critical care medicine, and more.


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(858) 657-7000

Dr. Ackerman accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Ackerman's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Bronchitis
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Dr. Ackerman treats Bronchitis more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Ackerman treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Influenza (Flu)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ackerman treats Influenza (Flu) more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Ackerman treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Partial Lung Collapse
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ackerman treats Partial Lung Collapse more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Ackerman treats this condition more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Ackerman's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Common Cold
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

William Ackerman, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine doctor. He provides primary care for adults, including preventive care, diagnosis, and treatment of acute and chronic diseases. Dr. Ackerman treats adults through the concierge medicine pro...

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1980
University Of California, San Diego
Fellowship Hospital
1978
Uc San Diego, School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1974
Uc San Diego, School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1973
SUNY Buffalo School Of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Medical School
1980
1978
1974
1973

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Dr. Ackerman saved my life. He quickly determined the probable cause of my distress and got me headed into the PTE program at UCSD. I can't say enough great things about Dr. Ackerman, his staff and the people at UCSD. I got my life back.
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Dr. Ackerman is a pleasure. He takes his time with you and he listens to you. I never feel rushed. He always takes into consideration I do not like to take drugs if at all possible. He lays out the my options so I know my choices.
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Since he was diagnosed and treated for cancer, his attention to detail, communication, and quality of medicine fallen off.
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