Dr. John Atkinson Jr, MD

Dr. John Atkinson Jr, MD

Save
Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
63 y/o
(14)

Accepting new patients

Dr. John Atkinson Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Mayo Clinic - Minnesota

200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905
Get Directions

Insurance Accepted

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

Learn about Dr. Atkinson Jr

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

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

Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Atkinson Jr'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

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
Less
Read Less

14  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

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

  • UNIV OF SOUTH AL COLL OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Mayo Grad School Med/mayo Fndn
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Atkinson Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Atkinson Jr does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Atkinson Jr and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Atkinson Jr's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Atkinson Jr to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Atkinson Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option5thumbs down icon option1
Flag this
Competent, straight forward, friendly and he did a fantastic job!
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon option4thumbs down icon option0
Flag this
Image of Dr. Atkinson Jr
Are you Dr. Atkinson Jr?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

More Neurosurgery Specialists at Mayo Clinic - Minnesota

Neurosurgery Specialist
(24)
Neurosurgery Specialist
(11)
Neurosurgery Specialist
(17)
Orthopedic Surgery Specialist
(9)
Neurosurgery Specialist
(7)