Dr. Akmakjian, M.D. earned his medical degree from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado in 1981, where he subsequently served as a Clinical Professor of Orthopaedics. He is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with a subspecialty in spinal disorders and is licensed to practice in California, Wyoming and Colorado. Dr. Akmakjian is a highly experienced Qualified Medical Examiner for the state of California. He is affiliated with Riverside Community Hospital, Kaiser Permanente, Parkview Community Hospital and St. Bernardine’s Medical Center.