Dr. Robert Atkinson, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
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Dr. Robert Atkinson, MD
Dr. Robert Atkinson, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in Honolulu, HI. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 40 years. Dr. Atkinson is affiliated with The Queen's Medical Center.

Orthopedic Associates-Hawaii

1401 S Beretania St Ste 750

Honolulu, HI 96814

Contact Information

(808) 521-8128

Dr. Robert Atkinson, MD

Dr. Robert Atkinson, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • National Elevator
  • Tricare
  • TriWest Champus
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Dr. Atkinson's Experience

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  • Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
88

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • 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
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • 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 Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Hawaii.

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

  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Yale University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Hospital Special Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Atkinson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Atkinson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Atkinson to family and friends
3.1
based on 16 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Atkinson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (7)
in Kailua, HI |
Dr. Atkinson knew exactly what was wrong with my hand within a few minutes time. He gave it plenty of time before we decided that surgery was needed. The outcome was great and I have no pain and my hand is perfect once again. The doc is smart, sharp and knows his stuff. I am very thankful I met t Dr. Atkinson and I would highly recommend him. Thank you.
in Honolulu, HI |
I am a college athlete and I went to him after I tore some stuff in my wrist. He was terrible. I knew I had it torn for about 6 months before ( had MRI from my school). I went to PT twice (6 weeks each) and then had two shots after it. After finally doing my surgery, it felt like he didn't do anything. waste of 6 months, money, and waiting about a hour just for an appointment that took 5 mins. DONT COME HERE
in Mililani, HI |
Excellent care and successful surgery. Waited less than 5 minutes before being seen by Dr Atkinson. Dr Atkinson explained procedure and what to expect post op, will be going back for duplicate procedure on other side.
Honolulu, HI |
Be ready to wait over an hour! After 5 minutes on my 1st visit Dr. wanted me to have surgery, but it took me some time to agree. The gal who books surgery went over the price before we booked so I knew exactly how much I'd have to pay. Surgery wasn't successful...a waste of money. 6 months later I received a bill & found out they no longer accepted my insurance. 6 MONTHS LATER!!! Claire in billing can't relate, told me to yell at my ins., implied I made up we were given the $$$. Deceptive!!!!!
in Wailuku, HI |
I've been a patient of Dr. Atkinson's for about 10 years, as I have ongoing lifelong hand issues. He's a very busy man, but is very caring & efficient. After searching my hometown of Atlanta for hand surgeon's, and the state of Hawaii, ALL 5 of the hand surgeons that I encountered told me that Dr. Atkinson is one of the best hand surgeons in the US and is highly respected among his peers.
in Honolulu, HI |
Very knowledgeable. Treatment for my wrist was very effective.
in Honolulu, HI |
I waited for over one hour both times I had appointments with Dr Atkinson. He spent a total of 2 minutes examining me over the course of 2 appointments. A different doctor did the comprehensive examination of my injury. The only advice I got from Dr Atkinson was to 'stretch and take advil.' He did not refer me to occupational therapy at all. Not much attention was paid to my case.
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Dr. Atkinson accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • National Elevator
  • Tricare
  • TriWest Champus
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Atkinson has admitting privileges

The Queen's Medical Center
1301 Punchbowl St
Honolulu, HI 96813
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