Dr. James Atkinson, MD

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Dr. James Atkinson, MD

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General Surgery | Male

3560 E Flamingo Rd Ste 105, Las Vegas, NV 89121 Get Directions

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Dr. Atkinson specializes in General Surgery and practices in Las Vegas, NV. He practices at 2 locations.

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Atkinson to family and friends
3.5
based on 8 total surveys (1 with a review)
Key Survey Insights
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Atkinson
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Atkinson's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (7)
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I had Dr. Atkinson complete my vertical sleeve gastrectomy in July of 2015 at Spring Valley Hospital and in less than a year I have lost 90 pounds. I am a 5'4 female and I weigh 167 lbs currently. Dr. Atkinson gave me my life back, he has incredible bedside manner, he is very ethical and concerned with his patients, I highly recommend him to any obese individuals who are looking for lasting results.
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Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Benign Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lung Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Stomach Surgery

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Atkinson has 1 malpractice claim

    More What is medical malpractice
    • Settlement  (10/22/2012)
    • Amount or Range: $16,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: Alleged perforation occurred when undergoing a laparoscopic gasrtic band surgery.
    • State: Nevada
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    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Nevada School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1995

  • Internship Hospital
    Umc Hospital

    Completed in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    Umc Hospital

    Completed in 2000

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • Malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Atkinson's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Atkinson

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients