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

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Expertise: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA), Acute Stroke Care, Aneurysms, Aortic Stent-Grafts/Endografts, Atherosclerosis, Biliary Disease, Cancer, Cardiovascular Interventions, Colorectal Metastases to the Liver, Complex IVC Filter Retrieval, Dialysis Access, Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Hepatobilary Interventions, Hepatobiliary Malignancies, Hepatocellular Cancer, Image-Guided Biopsies, Interventional Radiology, Intravascular Brachytherapy, IVC Filter Placement, IVC Filter Retrievals, Kidney Tumors, Limb Salvage Revascularization, Liver Tumors, Lower Extremity Angioplasty, Lower Extremity Stenting, Lung Cancer, Minimally Invasive Interventions, Minimally Invasive Radiofrequency Ablation, Peripheral Angiography, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Radiofrequency Ablation for Bone Lesions, Radiofrequency Ablation for the Kidney, Radiofrequency Ablation for the Liver, Radiofrequency Ablation for the Lung, Uterine Fibroids, Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Venous Disease, Venous Occlusive Disease, Venous Thromboembolism more

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Suburban Hospital
Appointment Phone: 301-896-3202

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

Sibley Memorial Hospital
Appointment Phone: 202-537-4795

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

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Appointment Phone: 410-502-6611

1800 Orleans Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map


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 an expert in complex IVC filter retrieval and IVC filter related complications.  In addition to standard IVC filter retrievals, he removes devices that are severely tilted, embedded or fractured, as well as those designated as permanent devices. 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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