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Specialties

Dr. Cary Akins has the following 1 specialty

  • Thoracic Surgery

    If you need surgery to treat a complication in your chest, which includes your lungs, esophagus, diaphragm and heart, your doctor will refer you to a thoracic surgeon. They’re trained to offer surgical treatment for tumors and abnormalities in these areas as well as respiratory and heart conditions like lung cancer, heart disease and diseases in the diaphragm.
    Thoracic surgeons are similar to heart surgeons, except they have additional training in the entire cardiorespiratory system and in how your blood vessels work with your lungs and airways. They’re also trained on catheters used in the chest, as well as cardiac and respiratory support systems that might be part of your treatment plan.

Board Certifications

Dr. Cary Akins is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Top 10 Doctor - City

    Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2014)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area

    Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Cary Akins has the following 24 expertise

  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Insufficiency
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB)
  • Carotid Artery Diseases (CAD)
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Chest Pain (Angina)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Disease
  • Coronary Vessel Anomalies
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Disease (Myocardial Ischemia)
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
  • Intraoperative Complications
  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Prosthesis Failure
  • Recurrence
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm

Dr. Cary Akins has 1 board certified specialty

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Akins is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Mt Auburn Hospital
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Mass General Hospital
  • Education

    43 Years Experience

  • Harvard University

    Graduated in 1970

  • Similiar Doctors

    Dr. Cary Akins is similar to the following 3 Doctors near Boston, MA.

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