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Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Surgical Specialist
42 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Cary Akins is Excellent. Dr. Akins has been reviewed by 10 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Cary Akins, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 24 areas:
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Insufficiency
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB)
  • Carotid Artery Diseases (CAD)
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Chest Pain (Angina)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Disease
  • Coronary Vessel Anomalies
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Disease (Myocardial Ischemia)
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
  • Intraoperative Complications
  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency
  • > Show all expertise

Education & Awards

Dr. Akins graduated from Harvard University , Boston. He has 8 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Coronary Artery Bypass
Coronary Disease
Heart Valve Diseases
Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Boston, MA
Thoracic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater Boston
Thoracic Surgeon


Dr. Akins has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Mt Auburn Hospital 
  • Massachusetts General Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Cary W Akins MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 42 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Cary W. Akins practice?
Dr. Cary Akins has 1 office location.
Dr. Cary Akins practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Boston, MA.
See Boston Cardiothoracic Surgeons.