Dr. James Atkinson, MD

Dr. James Atkinson, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. James Atkinson, MD is a general surgery specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Nevada School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in general surgery.

3560 E Flamingo Rd Ste 105

Las Vegas, NV 89121

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Atkinson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Stomach Diseases
normal
more than 50% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
normal
more than 41% of peers
Stomach Surgery
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more than 39% of peers

Dr. Atkinson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

16  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Benign Tumor
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease

12  Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis

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 Nevada School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Umc Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Umc Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Atkinson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Atkinson's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Atkinson to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Atkinson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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...more
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