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Andrew Stephen Akman, M.B.A., M.D.

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Expertise: Interventional Radiology, Radiology

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Appointment Phone: 443-997-7237

1800 Orleans Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Sibley Memorial Hospital
Appointment Phone: 202-537-4795

5255 Loughboro Road NW
Washington, DC 20016 map
Phone: 202-537-4781
Fax: 202-370-6502

Suburban Hospital
Appointment Phone: 301-896-3202

8600 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20814 map
Phone: 301-896-3202
Fax: 301-896-7502


Andrew Akman, MD, MBA is board certified in both Diagnostic Radiology and Vascular and Interventional Radiology.  He received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine.  Dr. Akman completed his radiology residency at Boston University and fellowship in Interventional Radiology at Johns Hopkins Hospital.  A native of Washington, DC, he moved back to the area and began practicing at George Washington University Hospital.  He returned to the Johns Hopkins Healthcare system and currently practices at Suburban Hospital, Sibley Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Dr. Akman performs a variety of minimally invasive procedures. He has specific interest in complex IVC filter removals, interventional oncology, deep venous thrombosis, and hepatobiliary intervention.

Dr. Akman is a leading expert in complex IVC filter retrieval and IVC filter related complications.  In addition to standard IVC filter retrievals, he removes many types of filters including those designated as permanent devices.  He has removed filters which have been in place as long as 15 years as well as those which are severely tilted, embedded or fractured. He serves as an adviser to other physicians on complex techniques including laser sheath and forceps assisted retrieval.  In addition to locally based patients, Dr. Akman draws filter patients from national and international locations.

Within interventional oncology, Dr. Akman performs thermal ablation of lung, liver, and kidney tumors.  He performs chemoembolization and radioembolization (Yttrium-90) on primary liver cancer and metastatic liver disease. 

Dr. Akman prides himself on building strong relationships with his patients and practicing patient-centered medicine. more

Departments / Divisions



  • MD MBA, Tufts University School of Medicine (2003)


  • Boston University Medical Center / Diagnostic Radiology (2008)


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Interventional Radiology (2010)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology / Diagnostic Radiology (2008)
  • American Board of Radiology / Vascular & Interventional Radiology (2011)
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