Dr. Debra Atkisson, MD

Child & Adolescent PsychiatryFemaleAge 60

Dr. Atkisson

Debra Atkisson MD PA

6320 Southwest Blvd Ste 207 Benbrook, TX 76109

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(817) 735-4430

Dr. Debra Atkisson, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Benbrook, TX. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Atkisson to book an appointment.

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Dr. Atkisson's conditions and procedures:

  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Autism
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence

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4.5

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What went well
  • Staff friendliness (19)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (18)
  • Explained conditions well (18)
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (3)
  • Appointment was rushed (2)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (2)
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Look, this just wasn't a good place. I have more of a problem with the NP, but still, my trouble with them could have been completely avoided if they just listened to me and communicated with my other doctors and each other. It's not difficult to give treatment without absolutely ignoring my heart troubles.
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  • Office environment
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Dec 02, 2019
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Awesome doctor and she really cares!!!
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Dec 01, 2018
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Dr. Atkisson is fantastic-medically & in her bedside manner. She is kind & attentive during appointments. She treats her patients as valuable individuals, not a diagnosis. We went thru several doctors trying to find a solid treatment plan all to no avail. In one appointment, she had us on the right track after a long season of no answers. Her office staff, (Andrea and Nancy), is consistently helpful, kind and positive. I’m happy to wait a bit extra for fantastic care office-wide.
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Nov 06, 2018
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She can run behind but the problems she is dealing with are not blood pressure and or a flu shot. I have depression and have a hard time expressing my thoughts and talking fast . But she has kept me healthier(out of the hospital) and greatly improved my life. So yes she runs behind and what I think when she does this is that I’m doing so much better than the patient she is with that is putting her schedule behind. I know when I need her she will take the time with ME that I need.
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Lisa – Oct 24, 2018
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Our son sees Dr. A, and she is caring, thoughtful and very good with working to tweak his medications. She asks great questions and answers ours every time. Yes, she usually runs late, but this is not a hair appointment, it is mental health.
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Oct 19, 2018
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She has been wonderful. Dr. Atkisson has helped me so much I wish I had found her years ago. But well worth the wait. She really cares about her patients, doctors like her rarely run on time. I think it is great that when something unusal is going on with me she takes the time to help.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Sophie in TX – Aug 18, 2018
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Dr. Atkisson is wonderful! She is kind, compassionate, and really listens to you. Her staff is amazing. I've had many psychiatrists throughout the years and by far, she's the best!!!
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Survivor in fort worth, tx – Oct 25, 2016
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Dr. Atkisson can run a little behind, but the short wait is worth it. She never rushes you out the door to get to her next patient. She listens to what you have to say. She is so great. She figured out what was wrong and life is so much easier now. If you are having trouble, I wouldn't go to anyone but her.
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Sarah C in Ft Worth, TX – Oct 08, 2016
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While Dr. Atkisson and her staff are friendly, she is never on time. We have waited for EVERY single appointment by 40 minutes to 1 hour over scheduled appointment time. On our last visit, she took patients out of order without even asking if we would mind waiting to be seen. We left after waiting 40 minutes. Shes a great physician.... if you don't mind being treated as if your time and schedule is less important than hers and apparently less important than the other patients in the room!
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Fort Worth, Tx – Mar 22, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Debra Atkisson, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in Benbrook, TX. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Atkisson to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Education

C F Menninger Mem Hospital
Residency Hospital
Children's Division Menninger Cli
Residency Hospital
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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Dr. Atkisson frequently treats Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence), Autism, and Drug and Alcohol Dependence. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Atkisson treats.

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Dr. Atkisson's office is located at 6320 Southwest Blvd Ste 207, Benbrook, TX 76109. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Debra Atkisson MD PA6320 Southwest Blvd Ste 207 Benbrook, TX 76109
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