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About Dr. Fadi H Akoum MD
Dr. Fadi H Akoum, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Hermiston, OR, with other offices in Richland, WA and Prosser, WA (and 2 other locations). He has 19 years of experience. His specialties include Nephrology and Pulmonary Disease. He speaks English.
Dr. Fadi H Akoum has 5 locations
900 Stevens Dr Fl 1
Richland, WA 99352
309 Bradley Blvd Ste 101
Richland, WA 99352
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Dr. Fadi H Akoum has the following 2 specialties
A nephrologist is a physician who is specially trained to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the kidneys or renal system.
A nephrologist will determine through urine analysis, blood test, X-ray, sonogram, or kidney biopsy how well the kidneys are functioning and will then prescribe a special diet and exercise program, medication or dialysis - a process by which a machine filters the blood when the kidney is no longer capable of doing so.
- Pulmonary Disease
A pulmonologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the lungs and respiratory tract.
These specialists are similar to critical care specialists in that their patients often require mechanical ventilation to assist their breathing.
Pulmonologists diagnose and treat patients with conditions such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, asbestosis, pulmonary fibrosis, lung cancer, COPD, and emphysema. Exposure and inhalation of certain toxic substances may also warrant the services of a pulmonologist.
Some of the tools and tests pulmonologists use to diagnose a patient are a stethoscope in order to listen for abnormal breathing sounds, chest X-rays, CT scans, blood tests, bronchoscopy, and polysomnography.
Dr. Fadi H Akoum has the following 9 expertise
- Heart Failure
- Chronic Renal Disease
- End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Kidney Biopsy
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
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Great care and guidance; trusted.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Fadi H Akoum - Posted on September 12th, 2015
I am POA for a patient of Dr Akoum and have had the pleasure of working with Dr Akoum over the past year+ on a referral from a local senior clinic. Dr Akoum has always taken time to work with me and his patient to better understand and implement the best treatment plan for the patient. Dr Akoum does not over explain unnecessarily, but is willing to spend an appropriate amount of time explaining necessary info and speaks to his patient with respect and dignity; though is firm and forward when he should be. We respect and trust the care he provides.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Fadi H Akoum - Posted on September 20th, 2012
On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2014)
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Patients' Choice Award (2015, 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 (2014)
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.
19 Years Experience
American University of Beirut
Graduated in 1999
University Hospital & Medical Center
Dr. Fadi H Akoum Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
Group Health Coop
- Group Health Coop Alliant Plus Connect
- Group Health Coop Core
- Humana Choice POS
- Moda Health Connexus
- Moda Health First Choice Network
- Moda Health Summit
- Premera Heritage and Heritage Plus 1
Regence Health Plans
- Regence OR Preferred Provider Network
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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