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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Donald Akers is Good. Dr. Akers has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.0
Promptness 2.3
Courteous Staff 2.9
Accurate Diagnosis 2.3
Bedside Manner 2.6
Spends Time with Me 1.7
Follows Up After Visit 1.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Donald Akers, FACS, MD is board certified in Vascular Surgery.

Education & Awards

Dr. Akers graduated from University of Tennessee, Memphis. He has 3 awards.

C.M. gooch scholarship ctr for the hlth sciences ut memphis 81-84
Undergraduate cum laude 1977 ut knoxville
Graduate sch magna cum laude ut knoxville 78-80


Dr. Akers has 19 hospital affiliations:

  • St Mary's Medical Center, Inc 
  • Baptist Hospital Of Cocke County 

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Additional Information
Dr. Donald Lea Akers FACS and MD is a male Surgeon, has 27 years of experience and practices in Surgery and Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Donald L. Akers practice?
Dr. Donald Akers has 4 office locations.
Dr. Donald Akers practices Surgery and Vascular Surgery near Powell, TN.
Additional practice locations include: Knoxville, TN.
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