Dr. Robert Atkenson, MD

Dr. Robert Atkenson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. Robert Atkenson, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Orland Park, IL and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

14640 John Humphrey Dr Ste 101

Orland Park, IL 60462

Contact Information

(708) 460-4422

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 94% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 94% of peers
very high
more than 94% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

82  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • University Il Hospital and Cli
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Mi Hosps And Health Ctrs
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Atkenson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Atkenson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Atkenson to family and friends
22 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
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Dr. Atkenson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Robert Atkenson greats you in a friendly, and professional manner, takes time explaining and answering questions thoroughly.
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I am a 69 nine year old male. Walking was very painful. Dr. Atkenson replaced my left hip on May 16, 2015. I was able to walk within a few hours. Within a week, the pain from the surgery was gone, I was able to do my own shopping and within a couple of months I was able to walk over two miles. ...more
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Absolutely outstanding ,very professional. My wife and I are very happy with the care and treatment we have received under his care. Highly recommend !
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I don't always see eye to eye with my providers, but this man is a great doctor and a fine man.I am Blessed to have chosen him for my surgery and after care. I highly recommend him and his brother Paul. He is also caring for my older brother since he met Dr. Robert Atkinson after driving me to a...more
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This is an update on my total knee replacement I had done by Dr. Robert Atkenson on March 3, 2016. It has been 5 months and My family and I just returned for Yosemite National Park. I consider my self very active; even at the age of 66. I am pleased to say after 4 days of hiking in Yosemite my new...more
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