Dr. David Atkinson, MD

Child & Adolescent PsychiatryMaleAge 45

Dr. Atkinson
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Children's Medical Center

1935 Medical District Dr Dallas, TX 75235

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(214) 456-5900

Dr. David Atkinson, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Dallas, TX. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Atkinson to book an appointment.

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  • Offers Telehealth
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Dr. Atkinson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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ADHD and-or ADD
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Dr. Atkinson treats ADHD and-or ADD more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Atkinson treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Conduct Disorder
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Dr. Atkinson treats Conduct Disorder more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Atkinson treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Drug and Alcohol Dependence
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atkinson treats Drug and Alcohol Dependence more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Atkinson treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Atkinson's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Marijuana Withdrawal
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Hallucinogen Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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Dr. Atkinson accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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HealthyBlue Advantage
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Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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About Me


David Atkinson, M.D., is the medical director of Day Treatment Services at Children's Health? and specializes in adolescent substance use. He is also...Read more


  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Pediatric Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry


  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish


Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. David Atkinson, MD offer telehealth services?

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What are Dr. David Atkinson, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Atkinson frequently treats ADHD and-or ADD, Conduct Disorder, and Drug and Alcohol Dependence. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Atkinson treats.

Where is Dr. David Atkinson, MD's office located?

Dr. Atkinson's office is located at 1935 Medical District Dr, Dallas, TX 75235. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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