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Dr. Paul A Akerman Is this you?

About Dr. Paul A Akerman

Dr. Paul A Akerman, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Providence, RI. He has 33 years of experience. His specialties include Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Akerman is affiliated with Butler Hospital, Miriam Hospital and Kent Hospital. Dr. Akerman has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

15 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Paul A Akerman is Great. Dr. Paul A Akerman has been rated by 15 patients. From those 15 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Paul A Akerman is 4.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

University Gastroenterology LLC

33 Staniford St
Providence, RI 02905
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Specialties

Dr. Paul A Akerman has the following 2 specialties

  • Gastroenterology

    A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Paul A Akerman has the following 10 expertise

  • Colonoscopy
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Celiac Disease
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Constipation
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Hepatitis C

Dr. Paul A Akerman has 2 board certified specialties

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Board Certifications

Dr. Paul A Akerman is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Reviews

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Two Stars

went to Dr. Akerman for at least 4 years and basically learned little from him about my disease, got what little info I could from his NP. Very cold bedside manner ended up leaving the practice because I was so dissatisfied, never felt like he made any improvement to my condition.

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What happened to this man? He used to be such a competent physician, but in the past five years, I feel like he's become a ghost. He practice is completely de-humanized. If you call, you can NEVER talk to a real person...you must leave a message and then wait several days for a return call (and if you miss it, you're done.) His PA, Mary, needs to work on her bedside manner. More and more, you talk only to her and not to the doctor. I'm not at all happy with this practice anymore.

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Four Stars

doctor was friendly,very professional and have gone to see him 3 times for a colonoscopy

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Five Stars

Dr. Akerman was so nice, he explained everything and made me understand how we can fix my problems and get me back to good health.I would recommend him to anyone.

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Wnderful

He was polite and caring. He was very patient in explaining my disease. He called to follow up on my care and wanted me to c ome back with in 2 weeks to assess my discomfort. He did not order loads of unnecessary test. I would not go to anyone else.

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    33 Years Experience

  • George Washington University School Of Medicine And Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1985

  • Mt Auburn Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Paul A Akerman accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • BCBS Rhode Island
    • BCBS RI HealthMate Coast to Coast
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Connecticare
    • Connecticare Flex Connecticut
    • Connecticare Passage
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    • Tufts Granite Advantage EPO, PPO and Saver
    • Tufts PPO

Locations & Directions

University Gastroenterology LLC, 33 Staniford St, Providence, RI

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