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

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Patient Reviews

4.0
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(13)
Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael Acker is Excellent. Dr. Acker has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
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Promptness 3.8
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Courteous Staff 4.0
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
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Bedside Manner 3.9
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Spends Time with Me 3.9
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Follows Up After Visit 3.9
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Michael Acker, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 15 areas:
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Cardiomyoplasty
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart Disease (Myocardial Ischemia)
  • Heart Diseases
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

Education & Awards

Dr. Acker graduated from Brown University, Providence. He has 9 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Cardiomyoplasty
Heart Transplantation
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2012)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Delaware Valley
Thoracic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Pennsylvania
Thoracic Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Acker has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • University of PA Medical Center/Presbyterian 
  • Pennsylvania Hospital University PA Health System 

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Additional Information
Dr. Michael Andrew Acker MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 30 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Michael A. Acker practice?
Dr. Michael Acker has 6 office locations.
Dr. Michael Acker practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Philadelphia, PA.
Additional practice locations include: King Of Prussia, PA and Valley Forge, PA.
See Philadelphia Cardiothoracic Surgeons.