Dr. Jennifer Atkins, MD

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Pediatrics

Dr. Jennifer Atkins, MD is a Pediatrics Specialist in Lucedale, MS and has over 13 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from HOWARD UNIV COLL OF MED in 2010. She is affiliated with Piedmont Columbus Regional Midtown. Her office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. Jennifer Atkins, MD

Community Medical Center

929 Winter St Lucedale, MS 39452
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available
Telehealth services available

Accepting new patients

  • Offers Telehealth
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Dr. Atkins' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acne
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Administrative Physical
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Asthma in Children
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Back Pain
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedwetting
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Burn Injuries
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cellulitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Cough
  • Dehydration
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Skin
  • Dysentery
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Enteritis
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Fever
  • Fever-Induced Seizure
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Hydrocele
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Impetigo
  • Infections
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Injuries
  • Insomnia
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laryngitis
  • Lice
  • Limb Pain
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Motion Sickness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Newborn Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Diseases
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Pediatric Overweight
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pinworm
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polyuria
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pubic Lice (Crabs)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Strep Throat
  • Stye
  • Sunburn
  • Swine Flu
  • Throat Pain
  • Tinnitus
  • Tonsillitis
  • Torticollis
  • Tremor
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing
  • Wrist Sprain or Strain
  • Yeast Infections

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(601) 947-8181

Dr. Atkins accepts the following insurance:

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Superior Health Plan
Anthem
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Dr. Atkins' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Atkins

3.8

Based on 36 ratings

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3 Star
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2 Star
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1 Star
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She talked over me and wouldn’t listen. Went to another pediatrician next day
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • 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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Mary – Nov 14, 2020
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I love Dr Atkins! She has always been super nice and friendly. She explains anything I don’t understand
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May 12, 2019
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I love Dr. Atkins she's so easy going, my kids love her. She listens and thoroughly goes over everything with you, I was so excited when she moved from Dr. Chandra's office because I hated going there. The atmosphere of her office is so laid back and family orientated they never make you feel like you're bad parent or it's your fault our kids get sick. The front desk and CNAs are always so cheerful and never have attitudes.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Evangelina – Jun 02, 2018
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very knowledgeable and kind
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Riverdale – Oct 22, 2017
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Amazing doctor, very friendly, does a fantastic job explaining complex medical problems
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
2 people found this helpful
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Riverdale – Oct 22, 2017
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Great doctor and very thorough. She has never missed a diagnosis on my child. She loves her job and it shows. I couldn’t ask for a better pediatrician.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
2 people found this helpful
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Phenix City, AL – Oct 17, 2017
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She is super sweet and actually takes time to learn about her patients.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Faith in Phenix City AL – Jun 13, 2017
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Absolutely useless doctor. My child would have died if I had listened to her...I took my child to her 3 days in a row and told her that he had fever and he looked ill. She kept telling me that it is a virus. Finally, I took him to the ER and he had double pneumonia- he got admitted to the hospital for one week and got antibiotics in the iv. I am also planning to complain about her to the medical board.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
12 people found this helpful
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A Allen in Alabama – Apr 11, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

My mission is for all families from every background to feel cared for, appreciated, and heard.

Specialties

  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

Education

2013
Our Lady Of The Lake, Baton Rouge La
Residency Hospital
2010
HOWARD UNIV COLL OF MED
Medical School
2002
AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY
Undergraduate School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best way to schedule an appointment with Dr. Jennifer Atkins, MD?

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Does Dr. Jennifer Atkins, MD accept any insurance plans?

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Does Dr. Jennifer Atkins, MD accept new patients?

New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Jennifer Atkins, MD on Healthgrades. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Atkins's profile.

What conditions does Dr. Jennifer Atkins, MD treat?

Dr. Atkins frequently treats the following conditions: Fever, Acute Upper Respiratory Infection, and Pediatric Obesity. See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. Jennifer Atkins, MD's office address?

Dr. Atkins' office is located at 929 Winter St, Lucedale, MS 39452. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Is Dr. Jennifer Atkins, MD able to provide telehealth services?

Dr. Atkins provides telehealth services. Please contact the office to determine whether you are eligible.

Is Dr. Jennifer Atkins, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. Jennifer Atkins, MD is affiliated with Piedmont Columbus Regional Midtown.

Is Dr. Jennifer Atkins, MD a board-certified professional?

Yes, Dr. Jennifer Atkins, MD holds board certifications in Pediatrics.

How much experience does Dr. Jennifer Atkins, MD have?

Dr. Atkins has over 12 years of healthcare experience.

Does Dr. Jennifer Atkins, MD receive good ratings from patients?

There is a star rating of 3.8/5 for Dr. Jennifer Atkins, MD. Patients say that they trusted the provider's decisions and the provider explained conditions well. See all patient feedback on Healthgrades.

Locations

Community Medical Center

Community Medical Center929 Winter St Lucedale, MS 39452
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George Regional Radiology92 Ratliff St Lucedale, MS 39452
2

Jacksons Point of Light Family Medicine

Jackson Point of Light Family Medicine1810 Stadium Dr Ste 210 Phenix City, AL 36867
3

Affiliated Hospitals

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Piedmont Columbus Regional Midtown

Columbus, GA

69% Patients that would definitely recommend, 1% lower than the national average