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Dr. Mark Akins, MD

General Surgery* Age 61
Dr. Mark Akins, MD
4.2 (47 Ratings)
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Dr. Mark Akins, MD is a General Surgeon in Murfreesboro, TN.
Dr. Mark Akins, MD
4.2 (47 Ratings)
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Dr. Mark Akins, MD

General Surgery* Age 61
Murfreesboro, TN
Accepting new patients
35 years of experience
Dr. Mark Akins, MD is a General Surgeon in Murfreesboro, TN.

About

Dr. Mark Akins, MD is a General Surgeon in Murfreesboro, TN and has 35 years experience. They graduated from Emory University in 1989 and completed a residency at Emory University Hospital|University of Tennessee|University of Tennessee / Memphis / College of Medicine & Surgery.They currently practice at Ascension Medical Group Saint Thomas Rutherford Surgery and are affiliated with Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital. At present, Dr. Akins received an average rating of 4.2/5 from patients and has been reviewed 47 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Akins is board certified in General Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Gallbladder Removal
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Gallstones
Gallbladder Removal
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Gallstones
Constipation
Hemorrhoids
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Obstruction
Lipomas
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Ventral Hernia
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Colectomy
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Lumpectomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
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Acute Bowel Infarction
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Aneurysm
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Anorectal Abscess
Appendicitis
Ascites
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Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Biliary Atresia
Bone Cancer
Bowel Strangulation
Breast Abscess
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Cancer
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Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colorectal Cancer
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Fissures
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Fracture
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Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gastric Ulcer
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastroparesis
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia with Gangrene
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Ischemic Colitis
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Male Breast Cancer
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Partial Lung Collapse
Pelvic Abscess
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcer
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Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy
Appendectomy
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bile Duct Procedure
Biopsy of Breast
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reduction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colostomy
Cystotomy
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Fecal Impaction Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastroenterology Procedures
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hernia Repair
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Kidney Surgery
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Liver Biopsy
Lung Surgery
Open Appendectomy
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Orchiectomy
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Renal Transplant
Skin Grafts
Skin Lesion Removal
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Vaginal Surgery
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Wedge Resection Colon
Wound Repair

Insurance Accepted

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  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Superior Health Plan
  • National (BlueCard) PPO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • HealthyBlue Advantage
  • LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Curative EPO
    Curative PPO
    Curative PPO Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • One Health HMO
    One Health PPO
  • United Healthcare
    United Healthcare POS

Locations

  1. 1 Ascension Medical Group Saint Thomas Rutherford Surgery
    1800 Medical Center Pkwy Ste 410, Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Patient Satisfaction

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Akins
4.2
Based on 47 Reviews
5 Stars (37)
4 Stars (1)
3 Stars (0)
2 Stars (1)
1 Star (8)

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Jul 07, 2024
I recently had my gallbladder removed, and was recommended by my sister, who was given care by Dr. Akins the previous year for the same procedure. He and his staff were very friendly and gave me great explanation on my condition and the process as this was my first surgery.
Prentice — Jul 07, 2024
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Specialties*
General Surgery
Breast Surgery
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • Emory University
    1989
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • General Surgery
Board Certifications
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Internship

Internship
  • Emory University
    1990
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Emory University Hospital|University of Tennessee|University of Tennessee / Memphis / College of Medicine & Surgery
    1995
Residency Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Mark Akins, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Akins' profile.

Dr. Mark Akins, MD is affiliated with Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Mark Akins, MD holds board certification in General Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital

    1700 Medical Center Pkwy, Murfreesboro, TN