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Specialties & Research
Dr. Joel Ackerman, MD is board certified in Anesthesiology - Pain Medicine.
- He has special expertise in 7 areas:
- Back Pain
- Complex Regional Pain Syndromes
- Vertebroplasty (Kyphoplasty)
- Wounds and Injuries
Education & Awards
Dr. Ackerman graduated from University of Kansas , Kansas City.
Dr. Ackerman has 15 hospital affiliations:
- Heartland Surgical Specialty Hospital
- Saint Luke's South Hospital
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Ackerman accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City - 3 plans
- United Healthcare - 2 plans
- Cigna - 4 plans
- Unicare - 2 plans
- Humana - 2 plans
- Anthem - 2 plans