Dr. Robert J. Atkenson, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 65

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

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Dr. Atkenson's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

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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12251 S 80th Ave
Palos Heights, IL 60463
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Atkenson & Atkenson Mds
Atkenson & Atkenson Mds
14640 John Humphrey Dr Ste 101
Orland Park, IL 60462
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    Dr. Atkenson's Experience

    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
    • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Conditions
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    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Lupus
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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    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

    University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
    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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    • Metrosouth Medical Center

    • Alexian Brothers Medical Center

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    • 17 responses
    • 3 reviews

    4.9 out of 5

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    5 out of 5
    - in La Grange Park, IL |

    Had my right hip replaced by Dr. Atkenson with the Super Path procedure. Dr. Atkenson is very professional and and explains in detail, he answered every question that was asked. He will not let you leave until you feel that you(the patient) are comfortable and satisfied with the timeline of the surgery. Robert even gave me his cell # to call anytime I have a question. I give Robert and his Staff my highest recommendation. I know Robert will be my surgeon to replace my left hip when needed.

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    5 out of 5
    - in Burbank, IL |

    Been a patient of Dr Robert Atkenson's for 21 years. The way I describe Dr. Atkenson is you know you're going to like him as soon as he walks into the room. Dr. Atkenson has scoped my left shoulder,. right knee and left knee (twice). He has done full total knee replacements for both of my knees and has treated for multiple other reasons. I've recommended him to other family and friend who have been pleased. He's done an amazing job on my knee replacements.

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    5 out of 5
    - in Chicago, IL |

    Dr Robert Atkenson, over a period of about 15 years , has performed 3 procedures on my left knee. The final procedure done January 21, 2015 was a total left knee replacement. Dr Atkenson took a very cautious, but well designed rehab approach for my recovery. He knew going into surgery that my goal was to be able to ski in Colorado over the New Year Holiday. After 3 days and a total of 15 hours of skiing, I knew the surgery was a success!!!

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    Atkenson & Atkenson Mds
    14640 John Humphrey Dr Ste 101
    Orland Park, IL 60462
    (708) 460-4422 (Office)
    (708) 460-9254 (Fax)
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