Dr. Robert J. Atkenson, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 64

14640 John Humphrey Dr Suite 101
Orland Park, IL 60462
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Dr. Atkenson's Experience

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Dr. Atkenson's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Atkenson Performs

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
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Conditions Dr. Atkenson Treats

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Hospital Quality

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Palos Community Hospital
12251 South 80th Avenue
Palos Heights, IL 60463
Alexian Brothers Medical Center
800 West Biesterfield Road
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
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14640 John Humphrey Dr Suite 101
Orland Park, IL 60462
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    Dr. Atkenson's Experience

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Bursitis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
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    Background Check for Dr. Atkenson

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Univ Of Il Coll Of Med
    Graduated in 1975

    Residency Hospital

    University Il Hospital and Cli
    University Of Mi Hosps and Health Ctrs
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Atkenson & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Atkenson's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Palos Community Hospital

    • Metrosouth Medical Center

    • Alexian Brothers Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Atkenson

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Atkenson to family and friends

    21 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Atkenson's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    21 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    20 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    21 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 20 responses
    longer than
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    Experience with Dr. Atkenson
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    21 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    21 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    21 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    21 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Atkenson accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Atkenson & Atkenson Mds
    14640 John Humphrey Dr Suite 101
    Orland Park, IL 60462
    (708) 460-4422 (Office)
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