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Dr. Karen Atkinson, MD

Rheumatology ·  Female · Age 53

Dr. Atkinson

Dr. Karen Atkinson, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Decatur, GA and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in rheumatology.


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No malpractice claims found for Georgia
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Dr. Atkinson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Autoimmune Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atkinson treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 51% of her peers

Dr. Atkinson treats this condition more than 51% of her peers

Rheumatoid Arthritis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atkinson treats Rheumatoid Arthritis more than 43% of her peers

Dr. Atkinson treats this condition more than 43% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
Arthritis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atkinson treats Arthritis more than 38% of her peers

Dr. Atkinson treats this condition more than 38% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis

Dr. Atkinson's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Karen Atkinson, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Decatur, GA and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1996
Vanderbilt University St Thomas Hospital
Residency Hospital
1995
Vanderbilt University
Residency Hospital
1993
Vanderbilt University
Internship Hospital
1992
The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College Of Medicine
Medical School
1996
1995
1993
1992

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