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Dr. Lee Akst, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat*
4.5 (16)
Map Pin Small Baltimore, MD
Accepting new patients
25 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Lee Akst, MD

Dr. Lee Akst, MD is a Head & Neck Surgery Otolaryngologist in Baltimore, MD. They specialize in Ear, Nose, and Throat, has 25 years of experience, and is board certified in Otolaryngology. They graduated from Yale School of Medicine and is affiliated with Greater Baltimore Medical Center. Dr. Akst, completed a residency at Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Patients rated Dr. Akst an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Akst works at Practice in Baltimore, MD. They frequently treat conditions like Head and Neck Cancer and Laryngeal Cancer along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Akst's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Ur0l0gy Clinic
    601 N Caroline St Rm 5253, Baltimore, MD 21287 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (443) 997-6467
  2. 2
    Johns Hopkins Voice Center
    6569 N Charles St Ste 402, Baltimore, MD 21204 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (443) 849-2087
    Monday
    09:00 - 16:00
    Tuesday
    09:00 - 16:00
    Wednesday
    09:00 - 16:00
    Thursday
    09:00 - 16:00
    Friday
    09:00 - 16:00

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Greater Baltimore Medical Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Head and Neck Cancer
Laryngeal Cancer
Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
Dysphagia
Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) Cancer
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Laryngitis
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
Vocal Cord Paralysis
Oral Cancer
Pharyngitis
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Obstructive Laryngitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Respiratory Infection
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Chronic Laryngitis
Chronic Pharyngitis
Cleft Lip and Palate
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Pharyngolaryngitis
Sleep Apnea
Throat Pain
Tongue Cancer
Tonsil Cancer
Vocal Cord Polyp
Wheezing
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Acoustic Neuroma
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bell's Palsy
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Broken Nose
Cancer
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Cervical Vertigo
Chronic Sinusitis
Cleft Palate
Conductive Hearing Loss
Corticobasal Degeneration
Cough
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Deafness
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Deviated Septum
Dizziness
Ear Ache
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Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Enlarged Turbinates
ENT Cancer
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Facial Fracture
Facial Nerve Disorder
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gum Cancer
Headache
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Hyperparathyroidism
Larynx Conditions
Leukoplakia
Loss of Smell and Taste
Loss of Taste
Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
Nasal Polyp
Nose Cancer
Oral or Facial Cleft
Osteosarcoma
Otitis Media
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Peritonsillar Abscess
Pharyngeal Candidiasis
Postnasal Drip
Pulmonary Disease
Salivary Gland Cancer
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Sinusitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Sleep Disorders
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Sore Throat
Sudden Deafness and-or Hearing Loss
Tempormandibular Joint Pain
Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
Thrush
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Thyroid Cancer
Tinnitus
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TMJ
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Tongue-Tie
Tonsillitis
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vertigo
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Vocal Cord Nodule
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Audiometry
Carotid Ultrasound
Diagnostic Nasal and Sinus Endoscopy
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Excision of Facial Bone
Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
Hearing Screening
Home Sleep Study
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
Middle Ear Implant Candidacy Evaluation
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Oral Cancer Screening
Thyroid Scan
Tracheal Surgery
Ultrasound
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    About Dr. Lee Akst, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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    Years of Experience
    • 25 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1508840299
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Residency
    Internship
    • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Yale School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Otolaryngology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Lee Akst, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Akst is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Akst has seen patients for Head and Neck Cancer and Laryngeal Cancer, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Akst on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    16 patients have reviewed Dr. Akst. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Akst.

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