Dr. Michelle E Akler, MD - Reviews

Ophthalmology Sterling Heights, MI

About Dr. Michelle E Akler MD

Dr. Michelle E Akler, MD is a doctor primarily located in Sterling Heights, MI. Their specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Akler is affiliated with Beaumont Hospital Dearborn Oakwood Campus, Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital and Oakland Regional Hospital. They speak English.

Dr. Akler has received 7 awards.

Location

Get Directions Akler Eye Center
36838 Ryan Rd
Sterling Heights , MI 48310

Specialties

Dr. Michelle E Akler has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

Ophthalmology
An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Michelle E Akler has the following 11 expertise

  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Eye Exam
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Glaucoma
  • Vision Issues
  • Blindness
  • Laser Medicine & Surgery
  • Eye Pain
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Cataract

Awards

7 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    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.

  • 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.

  • Top 10 Doctor - State (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.

Education

University Of Colorado Health

Residency

University Of Colorado School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1999

Dr. Michelle E Akler Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • BCBS Michigan
    • BCBS MI Blue Care Network HMO Group Enrollees
    • BCBS MI PPO Plans Group Enrollees
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • HAP
    • HAP Preferred PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • PriorityHealth
    • PriorityHealth HMO
    • PriorityHealth Priority PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Michelle E Akler

Dr. Michelle Akler is a board certified ophthalmologist with over 17 years of experience. Dr. Akler has been proudly providing ophthalmic care to the Dearborn and Downriver, and East Side communities for the past 13 years. Born and raised in Canada Dr. Akler attended the University of Toronto Medical School where she graduated with top honors. Her ophthalmology residency was completed at the University of Colorado in Denver where she was known as the resident with “golden hands”. Dr. Akler has performed over 10,000 LASIK procedures and over 5,000 cataract surgeries with extraordinary results.

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