Dr. John Atkinson Jr, MD

Dr. John Atkinson Jr, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
64 y/o
(15)

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Dr. John Atkinson Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Mayo Clinic - Minnesota

200 FIRST ST SW

Rochester, MN 55905
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Atkinson Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Brain Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atkinson Jr performs Brain Surgery more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Atkinson Jr performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atkinson Jr performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Atkinson Jr performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Neuroplasty
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atkinson Jr performs Neuroplasty more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Atkinson Jr performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Atkinson Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Atkinson Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Mayo Grad School Med/mayo Fndn
Residency Hospital
1984
University of South Alabama / College of Medicine
Medical School
1984

Awards

Dr. Atkinson Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Atkinson Jr

4.2

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
80%
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4 Stars
0%
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0%
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1 Star
20%
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Highly recommend this Doctor. We had a family member in a very fragile state and needed a biopsy. Dr. Atkinson was able to perform this procedure with a high degree of success. Our family could not be happier. He is a very experienced and confident doctor. Can't say enough good things about him!!!
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He's is very informative and straight forward. He provides the pros and cons of his procedure in detail. Great presence in the office and bedside. After 30 years in healthcare, I was very impressed with his knowledge and his personality. I would highly recommend him.
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Competent, straight forward, friendly and he did a fantastic job!
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Cigna
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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