Dr. Jeffrey Akerson
Dr. Jeff Akerson has joined Bellevue Family Practice after relocating from Sidney, NE, where he practiced medicine for 23 years. He and his wife , Tanny, chose to move back to the Bellevue area to be closer to their children and new grandson.
Board Certified in Family Medicine, Dr. Akerson brings a wide array of medical experience to the clinic. Throughout his career, he has done emergency medicine, delivered hundreds of babies, performed minor surgeries and assisted in major surgeries. He has cared for hospitalized patients including those in intensive care, and treated illnesses and provided preventive services to all ages. He maintains certifications in Advanced Life Support, Advanced Trauma Life Support, Pediatric Life Support, and CPR.
Dr Akerson and Dr. Biskup have maintained a friendship since attending medical school together at UNMC. The Akersons lived in Bellevue during the medical school years when Tanny taught English at Bellevue West and Logan Fontenelle. At that time Dr Akerson and Dr. Biskup carpooled to school daily.
Dr Akerson looks forward to providing the high quality and compassionate primary care that is characteristic of and expected by Bellevue Family Practice. For self-care, Dr Akerson enjoys physical fitness, travel, reading , golf, tennis, and family activities. He and his wife are active members of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Bellevue.