Dr. Michael Atkins, MD

OncologyMaleAge 66

Dr. Atkins
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Medstar Georgetown University

3800 Reservoir Rd NW Washington, DC 20007

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(202) 444-2223

Dr. Michael Atkins, MD is a Oncology Specialist in Washington, DC and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine medical school in 1980. He is affiliated with medical facilities Medstar Georgetown University Hospital and Medstar Washington Hospital Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Atkins to book an appointment.


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Dr. Atkins' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Melanoma
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atkins treats Melanoma more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Atkins treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atkins treats Cancer more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Atkins treats this condition more than 69% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
  • Adolescent Cancer
  • Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Ampullary Carcinoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Astrocytoma
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Blood Cancer
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (Includes: Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chordoma
  • Choriocarcinoma
  • Chromophobe Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Distal Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Duodenal Cancer
  • Ear Cancer
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • ENT Cancer
  • Epidermoid Carcinoma
  • Epithelial-Myoepithelial Carcinoma
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Pancreatic Cancer
  • Familial Renal Cancer
  • Familial Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Fibrolamellar Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Follicular Adenocarcinoma
  • Follicular Thyroid Cancer
  • Gall Bladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Genital System Cancer
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Gland Cancer
  • Glassy Cell Carcinoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • Heart Cancer
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Hip Cancer
  • Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Infundibulocystic Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Joint Cancer
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngeal Carcinoma
  • Limb Cancer
  • Lip Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Male Genitourinary Cancer
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome
  • Merkel Cell Cancer
  • Metastatic Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Metastatic Blood Cancer
  • Metastatic Bone Cancer
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Metastatic Liver Cancer
  • Metastatic Lymph Cancer
  • Metastatic Nervous System Cancer
  • Metastatic Prostate Cancer
  • Metastatic Skin Cancer
  • Metastatic Soft Tissue Cancer
  • Metastatic Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer With Occult Primary
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Muscle Cancer
  • Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  • Neck Cancer
  • Nerve Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Cancer
  • Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome
  • Nodular Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Noduloulcerative Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Nose Cancer
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer, Adult
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Epithelial Cancer
  • Palate Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer
  • Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
  • Paranasal Sinus Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Cancer
  • Parathyroid Carcinoma
  • Parotid Gland Cancer
  • Pediatric Cancer
  • Pelvic Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Pharyngeal Cancer
  • Pigmented Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Primary Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 10
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 11
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 14
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 3
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 4
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 5
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 6
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 7
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 8
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 9
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -12
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -13
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -15
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
  • Renal Cell Cancer
  • Respiratory System Cancer
  • Retinal Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Conjunctiva
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer, Familial
  • Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Supraglottic Laryngeal Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Throat Cancer
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic
  • Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Trachea Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma
  • Tubular Carcinoma
  • Urachal Cancer
  • Ureteral Cancer
  • Urinary Tract Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma
  • Vocal Cord Carcinoma
  • Vulvar Cancer
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Secondary Malignancies
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Atkins treats Secondary Malignancies more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Atkins treats this condition more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Atkins' conditions and procedures:

  • Anal Disorders
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Eye Cancer
  • Immunotherapy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lip Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Melanoma Screening
  • Meningiomas
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Minimally Invasive Melanoma Surgery
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Skin Cancer Tumor Treatment
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer

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Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
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Coventry Health Care of Virginia
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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PHCS Network PPO
Network Health
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    Dr. Atkins is an expert in the fight against cancer through immunotherapy. He is caring and dedicated. I have complete confidence in his treatment of my Stage IV Melanoma. I highly recommend him. Stage IV Melanoma, currently No Evidence of Active Disease
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    About Me

    Biography

    Michael Atkins, MD is Deputy Director of the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and the School Professor and Vice Chair of the Department...Read more

    Specialties

    • Oncology
    • Cancer Research
    • Medical Oncology

    Education

    2003
    Harvard Medical School
    1987
    New England Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1983
    New England Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1981
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1980
    Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1976
    Tufts University
    Undergraduate School

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    Does Dr. Michael Atkins, MD offer telehealth services?

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    What are Dr. Michael Atkins, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Atkins frequently treats Melanoma, Cancer, and Secondary Malignancies. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Atkins treats.

    Where is Dr. Michael Atkins, MD's office located?

    Dr. Atkins' office is located at 3800 Reservoir Rd NW, Washington, DC 20007. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    Locations

    Medstar Georgetown University

    Medstar Georgetown University3800 Reservoir Rd NW Washington, DC 20007
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    Affiliated Hospitals

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    Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

    Washington, DC

    76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

    Medstar Washington Hospital Center

    Washington, DC

    66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average