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Susan Johnston Ackerman, MD Office

(843) 792-8439

1600 Midtown Avenue Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

Susan Ackerman

Susan Johnston Ackerman, M.D. is an associate professor of radiology, vice-chair for clinical affairs in radiology, and division director of ultrasound at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina. Dr. Ackerman received her M.D. from the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama. After receiving her M.D., Dr. Ackerman did an internship in internal medicine at Carraway Methodist Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. Ackerman started her residency in radiology in 1992 at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky. She completed her residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in 1996. Afterwards, she did a fellowship in women’s imaging at the University of South Carolina in 1997. She has been a faculty member of the Department of Radiology since then., Dr. Ackerman is certified by the American Board of Radiology. In 2003, she received the Golden Apple Award for teaching. She is a reviewer for the American Journal of Roentgenology, and a contributor for the American College of Radiology continuous professional improvement module in ultrasound. Dr. Ackerman is an examiner for the American Board of Radiology. She is a member of several scholarly societies including the American Roentgen Ray Society, Association of American Women in Radiology, and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. She is the principal investigator of a multi-center clinical study to determine the effectiveness and safety of a homologous electrical difference analysis (HEDA) in the screening of women for breast cancer. Her primary research and clinical interests include imaging breast cancer, as well as ultrasound use in the evaluation of transplant organs.
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Practice Susan Johnston Ackerman, MD
Gender Female
Education University of South Alabama College of Medicine
Training Carraway Methodist Medical Center, University of Louisville School of Medicine, MUSC College of Medicine, MUSC College of Medicine
Certification SC, SC-16598, KY, KY-n/a, SC-BJ3477127, SC-2016598, American Board of Radiology, American Board of Radiology-Diagnostic Radiology, ACLS, BLS
Payment Options American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Not Accepting New Patients
Insurances Accepted Aetna (PPO), Managed Choice, Open Choice and Exclusive Choice), Ambetter from Absolute Total Care (Marketplace) , BCBS Blue Essentials (Marketplace), Blue Choice Blue Option (Exchange Plan), Blue Choice MyChoice (Available as individual commercial product), Blue Cross Blue Shield Preferred Blue (PPC), Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice HealthCare (Group Health Plan), Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal (FEP), Blue Cross Blue Shield Planned Administrators, Blue Cross Blue Shield State Health Plan for South Carolina, Cigna, Coventry, Employers Health Network/SC Business Coalition on Health, First Health, Great West Healthcare (Part of Cigna now), Humana ChoiceCare PPO (Group Health Plan) , Medcost, Tricare, United HealthCare, AllWell by Absolute Total Care, Clover Health , Absolute Total Care (NEIC), Blue Choice Medicaid, First Choice/Select Health (NEIC), Molina Healthcare , WellCare, Absolute Total Care Healthy Connections Prime Dual Medicare/Medicaid Plan , First Choice VIP Care Plus Healthy Connections Prime Dual Medicare/Medicaid Plan, Molina Healthy Connections Prime Dual Medicare/Medicaid Plan
Degrees Medical Doctor
Languages English
Services Susan Johnston Ackerman, MD provides oncology services in Mount Pleasant, SC. Oncology includes the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, skin cancer, prostate cancer, and many other forms of cancer.

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