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Dr. Michael Akerman MD

Geriatric Medicine Physicians in Brooklyn, NY

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Dr. Michael Akerman specializes in geriatric medicine, pulmonary disease, critical care (intensivists), internal medicine in Brooklyn, New York.

Dr. Michael Akerman has been compared 109 times. Details of Dr. Akerman's 33 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at University of Rochester are available on your free doctor report.

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 Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise

Dr. Michael Akerman identified specializing in Geriatric MedicineGeriatric Medicine
An internist with special knowledge of the aging process and special skills in the diagnostic, therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative aspects of illness in the elderly. This specialist cares for geriatric patients in the patient's home, the office, long-term care settings such as nursing homes, and the hospital.
, Pulmonary DiseasePulmonary Disease
An internist who treats disease of the lungs and airways. The pulmonologist diagnoses and treats cancer, pneumonia, pleurisy, asthma, occupational diseases, bronchitis, sleep disorders, emphysema, and other complex disorders of the lungs.
, Critical Care (Intensivists)Critical Care (Intensivists)
An internist who diagnoses, treats and supports patients with multiple organ dysfunction. This specialist may have administrative responsibilities for intensive care units and may also facilitate and coordinate patient care among the primary physician, the critical care staff, and other specialists.
and Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
A personal physician who provides long term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs.
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  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Critical Care (Intensivists)
  • He is certied by The American Board of Internal Medicine for Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Geriatric Medicine and Critical Care (Intensivists).

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 Hospital Affiliation

A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.

Dr. Akerman is affiliated with 1 hospital:

SUNY Downstate Medical Center
445 Lenox Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11203

 Education

Dr. Akerman attended medical school at University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and graduated in 1981 having 33 years experience.

While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.

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