Rhoda A. Akafuah, MD

4.98 out of 5

About

Faculty Rank

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Training & Education

Degree

University of Sciences and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

Residency

University of Kentucky

Certifications and Special Training

American Board of Pediatrics

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Ratings & Reviews

4.98 out of 5
27 Reviews

The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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    Amazing care facility and staff

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    Happy that she wore a mask during encounter given covid 19 cases on the rise.

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    Absolutely loved Dr Akafuah right away. She is very attentive and listens and explains things well. And very good with my child.

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    Dr. Akafuah is compassionate and a great listener. She answered all of our questions, gave us assessment forms for ADHD after we discussed it, and discussed important, age-relevant topics with the boys (e.g. Bullying, inappropriate touching). She's wonderful!

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    Dr Akafuah is wonderful. I would highly recommend her.
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      I felt that *Dr. A was caring, thorough, and spend a good amount of time with us -
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      Dr. Akafuah is tremendous! The attention and concern she shows to her patients and parents is outstanding and we always feel confident and well taken care of at the end.
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      Dr. Akafuah is fantastic. We adore her!
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      I was a mess going to this appt. *Dr. Akafuah, the nurse, and the lady up front were SO nice and genuine in the care I and my baby received. I had a wonderful experience.
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      Doctor made patient very comfortable and facilitated the discussion between them. Had a nice way of coming to patient's level to provide health tips.
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      Dr Akafuah is an excellent physician. She is compassionate, professional and intuitive.
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      Dr. Akafuah is always a wonderful, warm, caring medical provider. I appreciate her gentle care and respectful attitude. On this occasion-as it is during every visit with her-I feel that she is thorough, she explains without condescension, is always mindful of parent thoughts and questions, and she easily engages my son. I trust Dr. Akafuah completely.
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      Dr. Akafuah is always patient and kind to us. We have never felt rushed through an appointment, and she always makes time to listen to any concerns. As a parent, I feel safe, and respected talking to her and asking questions.
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      Dr. Akafuah is an incredible physician and we are so thankful for her care of our son! She explains things thoroughly and always listens to concerns.
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      Dr. Akafuah is fantastic. She sits down, engages myself and my daughter and acts like she is only there for us - never seems rushed which I greatly appreciate.
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      Dr. Akafuah always listens to our concerns, explains the why behind the illness and treatment. She is always very thorough and thoughtful.
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      Dr. Akafuah has been stellar throughout our experience with her - she is thorough, concerned, highly experienced and I have complete and total confidence in her abilities and knowledge. She takes time to talk to us and explain the illness/condition and what we need to do. Always makes times for questions. Dr. Akafuah is the model for pediatrician and UK should be very proud to have her!
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      We left with my son saying I really like her talking about Dr Akafuah.
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      Dr. Akafuah is great with kids and explained everything very clearly.
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      We had a very positive experience with Dr. Akafua. She took her time, was very thorough and knowledgeable, answered all of our questions and was kind with our kids.
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      Dr. Akafuah is wonderful, so caring and invested. I feel like she remembers my daughter and is excited to see her and her growth.
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      Dr. Akafuah is a wonderful doctor! Very attentive and cares about her patients.
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      Dr. Akafuah was so thorough with my pre-teen daughter. She even recommended books to read. My daughter was well I formed of her changing body and health.
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      I appreciate the care and level of concern Dr. Akafuah expresses for his care. She always listens to my concerns and asks if he has questions too. She discusses exactly what is happening and is patient.
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      Dr Akafuah is a one in a million doctor. We wish she could train all pediatricians.
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      Dr Akafuah is wonderful!! She is always so thorough, caring and compassionate. She truly cares for my children as well as how I am adjusting as a parent.
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      She is a wonderful provider in our experience. She's warm, professional, patient, attentive and gives great info.