Michael A. Akerman, M.D.
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Michael A. Akerman, M.D.


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Gender: Male
Language: English



Dr. Michael Akerman is a Fellow in Regional and Thoracic Anesthesiology at Weill Cornell. Dr. Akerman comes to WCMC most recently from Montefiore Medical Center where he completed his Residency in Anesthesiology.

Born in Brooklyn, Dr. Akerman attended the City University of New York, Brooklyn College; he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 2006, summa cum laude. He attended medical school at Yeshiva University’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Akerman did his internship at the Jacobi Medical Center in The Bronx, before moving to Montefiore for his Residency. Michael now calls Riverdale, NY home, and he lives there with his wife and daughter.



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, 2010
  • B.A., Brooklyn College, City University of New York, 2006


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

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