Dr. Richard Akoto MD
Family Practice Physicians — Silver Spring, MDContact Dr. Akoto
Dr. Richard Akoto specializes in family practice in Silver Spring, Maryland. Details of Dr. Akoto's 17 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at Spartan Health Sciences University are available on your free doctor report.
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344 University Blvd W
Silver Spring, MD 20901
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Dr. Richard Akoto identified specializing in
Family PracticeFamily Practice
A family physician is concerned with the total health care of the individual and the family, and is trained to diagnose and treat a wide variety of ailments in patients of all ages. The family physician receives a broad range of training that includes internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, and geriatrics. Special emphasis is placed on prevention and primary care of entire families, utilizing consultations and community resources when appropriate.. He is certified in Family Practice.
Dr. Richard Akoto accepts the following plans for Cigna at 344 University Blvd W
- HMO/POS Open Access
- Network POS
Insurance plans and networks accepted by a doctor are not necessarily universal across all locations at which the doctor practices. This can be affected by many factors such as different group practices, hospital affiliations and working arrangements at those locations. Checking that the doctor you are visiting and the facility they are at are in-network providers for your insurance plan can save you money and headaches later from surprise medical bills.
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. Akoto is affiliated with 1 hospital:
Saint Luke Institute
8901 New Hampshire Ave
Silver Spring, MD
EducationDr. Akoto attended medical school at Spartan Health Sciences University School of Medicine and graduated in 1996 having 17 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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