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Dr. William J. Ackerman, MD

Dr. William J. Ackerman, MD

Critical Care Specialist, Internist

44 Years of Experience

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    Overview

    William Ackerman, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine doctor. He provides primary care for adults, including preventive care, diagnosis, and treatment of acute and chronic diseases. Dr. Ackerman treats adults through the https://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/primary-care/concierge-medicine/Pages/default.aspx at UC San Diego Health. Concierge medicine is a primary care option that requires an annual fee and offers enhanced services, extended amenities and 24/7 access.As a professor in the Department of Medicine since 1999, Dr. Ackerman is involved in training medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, he practiced more than 20 years of hospital and intensive care medicine at Scripps La Jolla and Scripps Encinitas.Dr. Ackerman completed his residency and fellowship training at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree at State University of New York Buffalo School of Medicine. He is board-certified in internal medicine, geriatric medicine and pulmonary disease. Dr. Ackerman is the recipient of numerous awards, including an Alumni Association Award from State University of New York School of Medicine and the Maimonides Medical Society Award. He has repeatedly been recognized as a top doctor in San Diego Magazines Physicians of Exceptional Excellence" annual survey performed in collaboration with the San Diego County Medical Society.Outside of work, Dr. Ackerman enjoys hiking in the nearby desert areas with his wife. He has also trained in traditional karate for many years and has a seventh-degree black belt. UC San Diego Health LinksFor more information, see http://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/primary-care/concierge-medicine/Pages/default.aspx or http://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/primary-care/Pages/default.aspx.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Critical Care Specialist

    Internist

    Education & Training

    Univ Ca San Diego Med Ctr, Internal Medicine (Residency)

    Medical Degree - SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo

    Other Degree - UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego

    Medical Degree - Primary Care Physician for Concierge Medicine Patients

    Medical Degree - Professor of Medicine

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine

    Medical Procedures Performed

    procedures performed by a Critical Care Specialist, like Dr. William Ackerman, may include:

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    Insurances

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    Locations

    UC San Diego Health - La Jolla: University Center Lane - Concierge Medicine

    8899 University Center Lane

    San Diego, CA 92122

    (858) 657-5000

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    UC San Diego Health

    200 West Arbor Dr

    San Diego, CA 92103

    (858) 657-7000

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    UC San Diego Health - La Jolla: University Center Lane

    8899 University Center Lane

    San Diego, CA 92122

    (858) 657-7000

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is William Ackerman accepting new patients?

    No, William Ackerman is not accepting new patients at this time.

    Does William Ackerman offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Ackerman's office at (858) 657-5000 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does William Ackerman offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Ackerman's office at (858) 657-5000 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does William Ackerman speak?

    William Ackerman speaks English.

    Which board certifications does William Ackerman have?

    William Ackerman is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

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