Gastroenterologist (digestive)
26 years of experience
Video profile
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Paul Akerman is Good. Dr. Akerman has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 4.2
Spends Time with Me 4.2
Follows Up After Visit 3.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Paul Akerman, MD is board certified in Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Constipation
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Akerman graduated from George Washington University.


Dr. Akerman has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Rhode Island Hospital 
  • The Miriam Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Paul A Akerman MD is a male Internist, has 26 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Paul A. Akerman practice?
Dr. Paul Akerman has 5 office locations.
Dr. Paul Akerman practices Gastroenterology near Providence, RI.
Additional practice locations include: Portsmouth, RI and East Greenwich, RI.
See Providence Gastroenterologists.