Dr. James Atcheson, MD

Dr. James Atcheson, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
Age 78
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Atcheson, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Reno, NV. He is 78 years old and has been practicing for 51 years.

10085 Double R Blvd Ste 310

Reno, NV 89521

Contact Information

(775) 982-5000

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hypercalcemia
very high
more than 97% of peers
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism
2

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Retina Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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 Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1966
  • St Louis City Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1969
  • St Louis City Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1968
  • University Utah Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970
  • University Utah Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1972

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Atcheson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Atcheson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Atcheson to family and friends
4.0
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Atcheson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Nevada |
I've struggled with Hypothyroidism and Hashimotos for about 10 years, Dr. Atcheson is the first doctor with whom I treated that actually listened to me and considered how a feel rather than making decisions solely on blood work. It's so nice to feel close to normal. I thank Dr. Atcheson for that.
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Dr. Atcheson accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Atcheson has admitting privileges

Renown Regional Medical Center
1155 Mill St
Reno, NV 89502
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Renown South Meadows Medical Center
10101 Double R Blvd
Reno, NV 89521
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