Apurva Amit Akkad, MD

Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases


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1520 San Pablo St. HC2 - Suite 1000 , Los Angeles, CA 90033

Monday - Friday

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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About Apurva Amit Akkad, MD
Apurva Akkad, MD, is an infectious disease physician at Keck Medicine of USC, who specializes in providing whole-person care to transplant recipients or potential recipients. He prioritizes getting to know each patient and works directly with them to develop treatment plans that align with their goals and family lifestyles.

Dr. Akkad’s research is focused on solid organ transplantation, prophylactic medicine and pre-transplant vaccinations. His team recently analyzed how transplant recipients responded to the COVID-19 vaccine and how it impacted their post-transplant outcomes. Dr. Akkad’s research has been published in peer-reviewed journals and featured at medical conferences across Southern California.

Dr. Akkad is a member of several professional organizations, including the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the American Society of Transplantation and the HIV Medicine Association.

Outside of work, Dr. Akkad loves going hiking and spending days at the beach with his wife and son. He is an avid soccer and tennis player and enjoys cheering on his favorite Boston sports teams.
“I want all my patients to receive holistic care. We are a team, and we work together in making decisions that align with their interests, beliefs and lifestyle.”


  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases

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  • Aetna
  • Watchtower
  • Medicare
  • Health Net
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
  • Health Net Covered California
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered California
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance (UHC)
  • Beech Street Corporation /WC
  • Interplan
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
  • Blue Shield Covered California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Health Plans of Nevada
  • Kern Health Systems
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers Health & Welfare
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Marian Health Services
  • MultiPlan
  • First Health
  • NEXT
  • Pacificare
  • GEHA
  • Private Health Care Systems
  • Great-West Healthcare of California, Inc.
  • Take Care (GUAM)
  • Brand New Day
  • Union Roofers Health & Welfare Fund
  • United Healthcare
  • USC Network

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