Physician Tania Akers-White, MD Provides Services for the Greater Richmond, Virginia Area

Get to know Physician Tania Akers-White, who serves the Richmond area at her private practice, Lifestyle & Wellness Medical Center, and at several local hospitals.

Dr. Akers-White completed her undergraduate work at the University of Virginia. She earned her graduate degree in public health from George Washington University. She received medical training from Ponce School of Medicine and completed a residency in family medicine from the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System. Dr. Akers-White has been certified by the Board of Family Medicine.

She has also received specialized training in obesity treatment and dermatology and is currently pursuing her board certification in Obesity Medicine. She works with and counsels women in the areas of healthy weight loss/management, family planning, menopause, hormone replacement therapy (including bioidentical hormones), skin rejuvenation/ botox, cosmetic surgical procedures and Liposuction for fat reduction and body contouring.

Dr. Akers-White stays current in her field by maintaining professional memberships in the International Association for Physicians in Aesthetic Medicine, the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and the Obesity Medicine Association. She was honored and recognized by her peers as “Top Doc” in 2016 and 2018.

Family medicine is the medical specialty which provides continuing, comprehensive health care for the individual and family. It is a specialty in breadth that integrates biological, clinical and behavioral sciences. The scope of family medicine encompasses all ages, both sexes, each organ system, as well as every disease entity. The specialist is called a family physician or family doctor.

In addition to English, Dr. Akers-White speaks Spanish throughout her practice so she can reach a wide range of diverse patients. She considers herself a lifelong student so that she can bring the best treatments to her patients.

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Through her profile:, she can also be reached through her practice’s website: Her phone number is: 804-554-3464. Dr. Akers-White is based out of Richmond, Virginia.

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