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Anesthesiologist (pain control), Pain Management Specialist
8 years of experience
Video profile
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joel Ackerman is Good. Dr. Ackerman has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.9
Promptness 3.8
Courteous Staff 3.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.1
Spends Time with Me 3.6
Follows Up After Visit 3.6

Specialties & Research

Dr. Joel Ackerman, MD is board certified in Anesthesiology - Pain Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Back Pain
  • Cancer
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndromes
  • Infection
  • Pain
  • Vertebroplasty (Kyphoplasty)
  • Wounds and Injuries

Education & Awards

Dr. Ackerman graduated from University of Kansas , Kansas City. He has 1 awards.

Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)


Dr. Ackerman has 15 hospital affiliations:

  • Heartland Surgical Specialty Hospital 
  • Saint Luke's South Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Joel David Ackerman MD is a male Anesthesiologist, has 8 years of experience and practices in Pain Medicine and Pain Medicine.
Where does Dr. Joel D. Ackerman practice?
Dr. Joel Ackerman has 2 office locations.
Dr. Joel Ackerman practices Pain Medicine and Pain Medicine near Independence, MO.
Additional practice locations include: Kansas City, MO.
See Independence Pain Management Doctors and Independence Anesthesiologists.