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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Akins is Excellent. Dr. Akins has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.9

Education & Awards

Dr. Akins graduated from Marshall University , Huntington. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2009 - 2011, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Akins has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Thomas Memorial Hospital 
  • Putnam General Hospital 
  • Camc-Teays Valley Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. James Akins MD is a male Internist, has 17 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine.
Where does Dr. James Akins practice?
Dr. James Akins has 3 office locations.
Dr. James Akins practices Internal Medicine near Hurricane, WV.
Additional practice locations include: Scott Depot, WV and Parkersburg, WV.
See Hurricane Internists.