Dr. Thomas A. Atkins, MD

Dr. Thomas A. Atkins, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male | 48 years old

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Dr. Atkins specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery and practices in Elgin, IL. He practices at 3 locations.

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  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  •  Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Pain
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Pain

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Vermont / College of Medicine

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    Carolinas Med Center

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    University Ill College Med

    Completed in 2000

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Duke University Med Center

    Completed in 2001

  • Undergraduate School
    Duke University

    Graduated in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement

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