Dr. Katherine Atkinson, MD

Dr. Katherine Atkinson, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 55
(41)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Katherine Atkinson, MD is a family medicine specialist in Amherst, MA and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from University Of Massachusetts Medical School in 1996 and specializes in family medicine.

17 Research Dr

Amherst, MA 01002

Contact Information

(413) 549-8400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
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Dr. Atkinson's Experience

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Dr. Atkinson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Atkinson "At Atkinson Family Practice, our Mission is to: Promote the health of our patients by providing innovative, highest-quality, comprehensive, personalized health-care. Serve as a medical home for patients by coordinating, managing and integrating the various aspects of their health to ensure comprehensive, holistic care. Create a comfortable, compassionate atmosphere where the relationship between the practice and patients is one of partnership and open dialogue.Encourage patient education, life style modification, and prevention as critical aspects to optimal long-term health. Provide our patients with education and resources to enable them to make informed lifestyle and health care decisions and partner with patients to minimize their risks of developing disease."

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

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30

Procedures

  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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 Massachusetts Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Umass Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Atkinson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Atkinson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Atkinson to family and friends
3.2
based on 41 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (16)

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
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in WENDELL
Kate Atkinson is characteristically friendly and personal with patients, something that leads her to marginally inappropriate behavior. I've been her patient more than a decade, so I have experienced many occasions of lack of propriety. After yearly physical exams and at other times ( I am male)...more
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in Waltham, MA
Fantastic physician and practice!
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in Ware, MA
Been going there since I was a teenager. They are most helpful and they do genuinely care about their patients there. They have a wide variety of staff with all different knowledge.
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in Holyoke, MA
after opening her own private practice kate seemed to lose her love for being a doctor. i often felt after her practice was open that i was only just a number, not a person.
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in Deerfield, MA
Fantastic medical practioner!
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