Dr. Clinton Atkinson, MD

Vascular Surgery •  Male • Age 57
  
Dr. Atkinson

Pinehurst Surgical Clinic

5 FIRST VILLAGE DR Pinehurst, NC 28374

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(910) 295-6831

Dr. Clinton Atkinson, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Pinehurst, NC and has over 24 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Atkinson has more experience with Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM), Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy, and Vascular Surgery than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine medical school in 1996. He is affiliated with medical facilities FirstHealth Moore Regional and Scotland Memorial Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Atkinson to book an appointment.


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Dr. Atkinson accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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Practice Areas

Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)

Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) specialists diagnose and treat abnormal blood vessel connections between arteries and veins that result in damage or death of body tissue and nerve cells.Compare with other Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) specialists.

Typically treats 75% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atkinson performs Arteriovenous Shunt Creation more than 81% of their peers

Dr. Atkinson performs this procedure more than 81% of their peers

Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atkinson performs Arteriovenous Fistula Repair more than 69% of their peers

Dr. Atkinson performs this procedure more than 69% of their peers

Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atkinson performs Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis more than 66% of their peers

Dr. Atkinson performs this procedure more than 66% of their peers

Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy

Carotid artery disease specialists diagnose and treat blockages in the main blood vessels to the brain caused by build-up of plaque. One treatment option is carotid endartectomy, in which surgeons remove the clogged lining of the carotid arteries.Compare with other Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy specialists.

Typically treats 78% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Carotid Artery Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atkinson treats Carotid Artery Disease more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Atkinson treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atkinson performs Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft more than 67% of their peers

Dr. Atkinson performs this procedure more than 67% of their peers

Vascular Surgery

Vascular surgery is a subspecialty of general surgery that focuses on treating conditions of the lymphatic system and blood vessels outside the heart and brain.

Typically treats 81% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atkinson performs Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Atkinson performs this procedure more than 95% of their peers

Vascular Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atkinson performs Vascular Surgical Procedure more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Atkinson performs this procedure more than 95% of their peers

Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atkinson performs Arteriovenous Shunt Creation more than 81% of their peers

Dr. Atkinson performs this procedure more than 81% of their peers

Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.Compare with other Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection specialists.

Typically treats 68% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atkinson treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Atkinson treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atkinson treats Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) more than 76% of their peers

Dr. Atkinson treats this condition more than 76% of their peers

Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atkinson performs Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open more than 39% of their peers

Dr. Atkinson performs this procedure more than 39% of their peers

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Dr. Atkinson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Clinton Atkinson, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Pinehurst, NC and has over 24 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Atkinson has more experience with Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM), Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterec...Read more

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Education

2002
E Carolina Brody School Med
Residency Hospital
1997
E Caroline University
Internship Hospital
1996
University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Pinehurst Surgical Clinic

Pinehurst Surgical Clinic5 FIRST VILLAGE DR Pinehurst, NC 28374
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FirstHealth Moore Regional

Pinehurst, NC

83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Scotland Memorial Hospital

Laurinburg, NC

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)