Dr. Homayoon Mohammed Akbari MD Surgeon

Dr. Homayoon Akbari is a surgeon in Richmond, Virginia and is affiliated with VCU Health System. He received his medical degree from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and has been in practice for 17 years. Dr. Akbari accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 24 doctors at VCU Health System who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

VCU Health System

Education & Medical Training

Georgetown University Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1997–1999

St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
Residency, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 2002–2003

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Certified 10 years in Colon & Rectal Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 11 years in Surgery

VA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Increased Activation of Latent TGF-β1 by αVβ3 in Human Crohn's Disease and Fibrosis in TNBS Colitis Can Be Prevented by Cilengitide.
Li, C.,Flynn, R. S.,Grider, J. R.,Murthy, K. S.,Kellum, J. M.,Akbari, H.,Kuemmerle, J. F.

Endogenous IGFBP-3 regulates excess collagen expression in intestinal smooth muscle cells of Crohn's disease strictures.
Flynn, R. S., Mahavadi, S., Murthy, K. S., Grider, J. R., Kellum, J. M., Akbari, H., Kuemmerle, J. F.

National trends and costs of surgical treatment for female fecal incontinence.
Sung, V.W., Rogers, M.L., Myers, D.L., Akbari, H.M., Clark, M.A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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