Russell Akin, MD, RPh. FACMS, FAAD, is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon who specializes in skin cancer treatments and other dermatological procedures with patients ages 12 and up at Midland Dermatology.

Dr. Akin chose to specialize in dermatology because it allows physicians to see and treat patients of all ages, provide surgical care, and help patients feel more confident about their appearance with cosmetic and laser services.

He values the relationships he has with his patients and enjoys having the opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of others. His care philosophy is to provide exceptional care in a friendly office environment.

In addition to seeing patients at his clinic in Midland, he is also an Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Fellowship Director of Mohs Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology at Texas Tech Health Sciences Center in Lubbock.

His personal interests include spending time with family and riding cow horses.

Patient Testimonials

  • Dr. Akin and his staff have taken care of us for years. We consider them our family. They show us so much love, care, and compassion. Going through many medical issues, we can always depend on Dr. Akin to take care of us. He is an outstanding doctor. We love everyone at Midland Dermatology.

  • I absolutely love Dr. Akin! They took me in the same morning on an urgent skin matter and found a carcinoma spot while I was there and removed it! They were so kind and understanding of my issue which was probably very minor to them. Lori was also very helpful in getting me in so quickly. There’s no reason I would go anywhere else!

  • Dr. Akin is one of the best doctors in Midland. He’s done Mohs procedure for my parents with care and success. Each time he did the procedures, he called to check on them. He even called to check on my mom when she broke her ankle, even though he was not part of her medical team. He’s excellent!!!

  • Absolutely loved Dr. Akin and his nurse! They were very sweet, spent time listening to me, was very thorough in checking areas I had concerns. They made me feel as if I knew them as friends. I highly recommend coming here!

  • Dr. Akin is one of the best Mohs Surgeons in Texas. He’s a very caring doctor who cares deeply for his patients. Thank you, Dr. Akin!

  • If you want excellent care and good results for those of us who have skin cancer, this is where you must go. Best doctors and amazing staff!

  • Dr. Akin is the very best!

  • Dr. Akin is an awesome doctor. We are very blessed he is our doctor. So thankful for all his knowledge and care for us.

  • Midland Dermatology is the best dermatology practice in Midland. Dr. Akin is THE BEST!

  • Dr. Akin is really, really good! So glad he is in Midland!

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