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Akram Al-Makki, MD, FACP, FASN

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Akram Al-Makki, MD, FACP, FASN is a nephrologist practicing at Indiana University Health – Arnett in Lafayette, Indiana, USA Since 2004. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in the specialty of Internal Medicine and the subspecialty of Nephrology. He is an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine—West Lafayette. He is also affiliated with Indiana University School of Medicine and Purdue University College of Pharmacy. He has passion for medical research and medical education. He has been the Director of Graduate Medical Education at IU Health Arnett since 2012.

He received multiple awards and recognitions for his involvement in teaching and patient care like the Trustee Teaching Award from Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM), Outstanding Preceptor Award, The Indiana University Health West Central Region’s (WCR) Values Leadership Award (VLA) and The AC Arnett Award. He lectured nationally and internationally on topics related to chronic kidney disease as well as other areas in clinical nephrology and hypertension. He authored and coauthored multiple peer reviewed papers published in different esteemed journals and presented in national and international medical meetings. In 2020, Dr. Al-Makki was invited by the World Health Organization's (WHO) Department of Noncommunicable Diseases to become a Member of Guideline Development Group (GDG) for the pharmacological treatment of hypertension in adults.


Insurance plans accepted by this provider are below.

  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Anthem Healthy Indiana Plan
  • Anthem Hoosier Care Connect
  • Anthem Hoosier Healthwise
  • Anthem Medicare HMO
  • Anthem Medicare PPO
  • Anthem Pathway Essentials Network
  • Care Source Healthy Indiana Plan
  • Care Source Hoosier Healthwise
Community Health Alliance
  • Community Health Network - Employee Plan
  • CorVel/Corecare - Workers Compensation
Coventry/First Health
Deaconess OneCare
  • Encore Workers Compensation
  • Health Alliance Medicare Advantage
  • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Indiana Health Network - Workers Compensation
  • Indiana University Health - Workers Compensation
IU Health Plans
Lutheran Preferred
  • Managed Health Services Healthy Indiana Plan
  • Managed Health Services Hoosier Care Connect
  • Managed Health Services Hoosier Healthwise
  • Managed Health Services Medicare Advantage
  • MDWise Excel Healthy Indiana Plan
  • MDWise Excel Hoosier Healthwise
  • Parkview Health Plan Signature Care PPO
  • Point Comfort - Refugee Medical Assistance Program
  • Point Comfort - Unaccompanied Children Program
Suburban Health Organization
  • The Healthcare Group Encircle
  • The Healthcare Group Encore
  • TriCare Select
  • United DSNP
  • United HMO
  • United HealthCare
  • United HealthCare Hoosier Care Connect
  • United Medicare Advantage
  • United PPO
  • VA - CCN via United Healthcare

Note: Although this listing was accurate at the time of posting, insurances change regularly, and insurance plans listed may not be accepted at all office locations for this provider. Please confirm with your insurance company that this provider is covered by your plan before your appointment.

Specialties & Details



Conditions & Treatments:

Acute Kidney Failure, Chronic Kidney Disease, Anemia, Edema, High Blood Pressure, Electrolyte Abnormalities

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School of Medicine:

Damascus University


Harbor Hospital Center/ University of Maryland


Wayne State University

Hospitals & Affiliations

Hospital Privileges:

IU Health Arnett, IU Health White Memorial

Physician Group:

IU Health Arnett Physicians


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