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Met Akin, D.O., M.P.H.

Mete Huseyin Akin, D.O., M.P.H.

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Medical Director of Pain Services, Sibley Memorial Hospital


Languages: English, Turkish

Expertise: Anesthesiology, Chronic Pain, Interventional Pain Management, Pain Management, Pain Medicine, Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA), Radiofrequency Ablation for Pain Control more

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Appointment Phone: 410-955-7246 x2

600 N. Wolfe Street
Phipps Building, 455A
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Sibley Memorial Hospital
Appointment Phone: 410-955-7246 x2

5255 Loughboro Road NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20016 map
Phone: 410-955-7246 x 2
Fax: 202-537-4440


Dr. Mete Akin is board certified in anesthesiology and board eligible in pain medicine. He provides inpatient and outpatient consultations, procedures and follow-up care to patients suffering from many types of acute and chronic pain conditions. Dr. Akin has experience in a variety of interventional pain procedures, including dorsal column stimulators, provocative discography, kyphoplasty, sympathetic ganglion blocks and radiofrequency ablation, as well as medication management.

Dr. Akin grew up in Pittsburgh, PA, where he attended Carnegie Mellon University. After completing several years of post-graduate research in molecular biochemistry at the University of Pittsburgh, he went to medical school at Nova Southeastern University in Miami, earning a Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine and a Master of Public Health. He completed his residency and fellowship training at the Temple University branch of Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh, Pa. more


  • Medical Director of Pain Services, Sibley Memorial Hospital

Departments / Divisions



  • DO, Nova Southeastern University (2009)


  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva Univ / Emergency Medicine (2010)
  • Allegheny General Hospital / Anesthesiology (2014)


  • Western Pennsylvania Hospital / Pain Medicine (2015)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology / Anesthesiology (2015)
  • Pending/Scheduled / Pain Medicine

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Limbu B, Akin M, Raiju S. "Age Based Comparison of Nasolacrimal Duct Probing Success in Nepalese Children." Orbit. 2010;29(1):16-20.PMID 20302404.

Akin M, Fernández MI, Bowen SG, Warren JC. "HIV Risk and Immigrants: Behaviors of MSM from Latin America and the Caribbean in Miami, Florida." Pan American Journal of Public Health. 2008:23(5):341-348. PMID 18510794.

Activities & Honors


  • American Society of Anesthesiologists

Videos & Media

Lectures and Presentations

  • A Single-Blinded Prospective Study Comparing Pain Relief in Laboring Term Parturients Receiving Sedara Versus Butorphanol.
    Poster , 46th Annual Meeting, Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology , Toronto, ON (05/14/2014)
  • Transesophageal Echocardiographic Diagnosis of Acute Intracardiac Thrombosis.
    Oral Presentation , 34th Annual Meeting, Society for Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists. , Boston, MA (05/02/2013)
  • Case Report: Analgesia and Anxiolysis Using Sedara in a Tryptanophobic Parturient Receiving a Labor Epidural.
    Poster , 66th Annual Meeting, Post-Graduate Assembly in Anesthesiology. , New York, NY (12/09/2012)
  • Risk Factors for Corneal Complications after Topical Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug use.
    Poster , World Cornea Conference VI (WCCVI) , Boston, MA (04/08/2010)
    American Society Ophthalmologists
  • Incidence and Vital Status Following Initial Treatment of Uveal Melanoma in Florida.
    Oral Presentation , 136th Annual American Public Health Association (APHA) Convention , San Diego, CA (10/27/2008)
    American Public Health Association
  • Effects of Histology and Grade of Ovarian Cancer on the Outcome of Treatments.
    Poster , Annual Florida Public Health Association Meeting , Tampa, FL (08/01/2007)
    American Public Health Association
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