Dr. George Atkinson, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
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Dr. George Atkinson, MD
Dr. George Atkinson, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Hattiesburg, MS. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 17 years. Dr. Atkinson is affiliated with Wesley Medical Center.

102 E Hospital Dr

Hattiesburg, MS 39402

Contact Information

(601) 268-5144

Dr. George Atkinson, MD

Dr. George Atkinson, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medico
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
high
more than 79% of peers
Blepharitis
normal
more than 77% of peers
Cataract Removal Surgery
normal
more than 73% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Atkinson "For over 75 years, the Green Eye Institute has provided complete eye care with a personal touch. Our physicians are committed to the provision of comprehensive, state of the art, total eye care. You can have the confidence you will always see a physician, not a technician, for your eye evaluations, surgery, and ongoing treatment. It's part of the Green Eye Institute philosophy of providing high quality lifelong care for your entire family."

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Atkinson does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Iritis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Mississippi.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of Mississippi
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Mississippi
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Univ Of Tn Coll Of Med, Chattanooga Unit/Erlanger Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Univ Of Tn Coll Of Med, Chattanooga Unit/Erlanger Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Atkinson has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Atkinson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Atkinson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Atkinson to family and friends
5.0
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Dr. Atkinson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Atkinson accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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Hospitals where Dr. Atkinson has admitting privileges

Wesley Medical Center
5001 Hardy St
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
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