Craig C. Akoh, MD

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Rush Copley
Clinical Area:
Orthopedic Care
Languages:
English
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Rush Employed Provider

About Me

I want to be an advocate for my patients and understand their goals of care.

Craig Chike Akoh, MD, is a dual fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and foot and ankle surgery. He earned his medical degree from Augusta University Medical Center, Augusta, Georgia and completed his residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa. He received fellowship training in sports medicine at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison and in foot and ankle orthopaedic surgery at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. 

Dr. Akoh performs surgical procedures including arthroscopy of the knee and ankle; cartilage restorative surgery for the knee and ankle; tendon/ligament reconstruction of the knee, ankle, hamstring and forefoot; lower extremity fracture care; forefoot surgery; reconstruction foot/ankle procedures; and ankle arthroplasty/fusion. 

Videos

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Dr. Akoh discusses his practice experience and philosophy of care.
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Achilles Tendon Ruptures
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Returning to Sports Post COVID-19

Locations & Appointments

Primary location
Castle Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine - Aurora Ogden
Castle Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine - Aurora Ogden
2111 Ogden Ave
Aurora, IL, 60504

(630) 978-3800
(630) 892-3086
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Castle Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine - Aurora Highland
Castle Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine - Aurora Highland
1320 N Highland Ave
Suite B
Aurora, IL, 60506

(630) 892-4286
(630) 892-3086
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Castle Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine - Yorkville
Castle Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine - Yorkville
1100 W Veterans Pkwy
Suite 1
Yorkville, IL, 60560

(630) 553-3000
(630) 553-7393
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Credentials

Education and Training

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics - Orthopedic Surgery
University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics - Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Duke University Medical Center - Foot and Ankle Surgery
Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

ACL tear
Achilles tendon reconstruction
Ankle ligament reconstruction
Arthroscopy
Cartilage restoration
Foot and ankle injuries and disorders
Foot and ankle reconstruction
Knee ligament reconstruction and realignment
Sports injuries, foot-related

Insurance

Advocate Physician Partners
Aetna
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
Beech Street
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Blue Cross Community Medicaid (FHP & ICP)
Cigna
Cigna HMO One Health
CorVel
Coventry
Health Care's Finest Network (HFN)
Humana
Humana Medicare Advantage
Humana Medicare-Medicaid Alignment Initiative
IlliniCare YouthCare
Meridian Health Plan
MultiPlan
Preferred Plan (Healthsmart)
USA Managed Care Organization
United Healthcare

Accepted insurance plans are subject to change without notice. Please contact your insurance company to verify that the location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network before your visit. If you schedule an appointment and your provider is not in network with your insurance, your out of pocket liability may be higher than expected.

Ratings and Reviews

Overall
4.8
Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (risks, benefits, etc.)
4.8
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care
4.8
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
4.8
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
4.8
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
4.8
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Sep 2021
Dr. Akoh is great. Nurses so sweet and clear on care and next steps.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Aug 2021
Dr Akoh was great-he listened and cared.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Aug 2021
Dr. Akoh was FANTASTIC.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Aug 2021
Dr Akoh is a true professional with incredible bedside manner. Thank you for making me feel important and for showing me that you care!
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Aug 2021
Dr. Akoh is an exceptional physician. He completed a thorough work-up. He answered all my questions. He addressed my clinical problem and provided me with several treatments with which to resolve it. He was punctual, thoughtful, and sensitive to my concerns.
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - May 2021
I would definitely recommend this location everyone was awesome
5
A Patient at Rush University Medical Center - Apr 2021
Dr. Akoh was very professional, friendly and caring. I felt he described my injury well and provided excellent care I would highly recommend him to others. I was very pleased.

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Primary location
Castle Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine - Aurora Ogden
Castle Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine - Aurora Ogden
2111 Ogden Ave
Aurora, IL, 60504

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