Dr. Scott Akers MD Physiatrist

Dr. Scott Akers is a physiatrist in Pikeville, Kentucky and is affiliated with King's Daughters Medical Center. He received his medical degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 16 years. Dr. Akers accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 4 doctors at King's Daughters Medical Center who specialize in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Physiatrist: General Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Clinical Interests: Public health, Weight loss, Sports medicine, fibromyalgia, sports physicals, Civil Surgeon for immigration exams

Hospital Affiliation

King's Daughters Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 1998 - 2002

West Virginia University School of Medicine
Class of 1998

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Serial Changes of FDG Uptake and Diagnosis of Suspected Lung Malignancy: A Lesion-Based Analysis.
Cheng, G.,Alavi, A.,Werner, T. J.,Del Bello, C. V.,Akers, S. R.

Delayed time-point 18F-FDG PET CT imaging enhances assessment of atherosclerotic plaque inflammation.
Blomberg, B. A.,Akers, S. R.,Saboury, B.,Mehta, N. N.,Cheng, G.,Torigian, D. A.,Lim, E.,Del Bello, C.,Werner, T. J.,Alavi, A.

Absence of FDG uptake in a trauma patient with compromised vasculature as evidence of tissue nonviability.
Cheng, G., Akers, S. R., Chamroonrat, W., Alavi, A., Zhuang, H.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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