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Dr. Charles Atkinson, MD

General Surgery*
4.2 (15)
Map Pin Small Tucson, AZ
Accepting new patients
32 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Charles Atkinson, MD

Dr. Charles Atkinson, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Tucson, AZ. They specialize in General Surgery, has 32 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine and is affiliated with Tucson Medical Center. Dr. Atkinson, completed a residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Atkinson an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Atkinson works at Practice in Tucson, AZ. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Atkinson's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Jolyon D Schilling MD PC
    5240 E Knight Dr Ste 116, Tucson, AZ 85712 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (520) 320-5665
  2. 2
    Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital
    350 N Wilmot Rd, Tucson, AZ 85711 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (520) 873-3000

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  • Tucson Medical Center

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Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
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Orchiectomy
Parathyroidectomy
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Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Salpingectomy with Robotic Assist
Salpingo Oopherectomy
Skin Grafts
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Splenectomy with Robotic Assist
Thoracentesis
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Vagotomy
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Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Wedge Resection Colon
Wound Repair
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    About Dr. Charles Atkinson, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 32 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1871593731
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of Pennsylvania
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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