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Dr. Donald Atkins, MD

Neurosurgery*
3.9 (52)
Map Pin Small San Antonio, TX
Accepting new patients
31 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Donald Atkins, MD

Dr. Donald Atkins, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in San Antonio, TX. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 31 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Methodist Hospital, Methodist Hospital Stone Oak and Peterson Regional Medical Center. Dr. Atkins, completed a residency at Semmes Murphey Clinic. Patients rated Dr. Atkins an average 3.9 star rating.

Dr. Atkins works at Practice in San Antonio, TX with other offices in Jbsa Ft Sam Houston, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Post-Laminectomy Syndrome along with other conditions at varying frequencies. 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. Atkins' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Neurosurgical Associates of San Antonio P.A.
    4410 Medical Dr Ste 610, San Antonio, TX 78229 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (210) 614-2453
  2. 2
    Office
    3851 ROGER BROOKE DR, Jbsa Ft Sam Houston, TX 78234 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (210) 916-3482
  3. 3
    Office
    1139 E Sonterra Blvd Ste 301, San Antonio, TX 78258 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (210) 477-1956

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Methodist Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Stone Oak
  • Peterson Regional Medical Center

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Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Neurostimulation
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Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Neurostimulation
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Radiculopathy
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant
Spondylolisthesis
Herniated Disc Surgery
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Back Pain
Cerebral Palsy
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Scoliosis
Spinal Cord Injury
Spine Deformities
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Stenosis
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Neurostimulator Implantation
Spinal Fusion
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
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Bone Cancer
Brain Abscess
Brain Cancer
Broken Neck
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chiari's Deformity
Chordoma
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Compressed Spinal Cord
Cranial Trauma
Dural Tear
Epilepsy
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Hydrocephalus
Hypothalamus Cancer
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Low Back Pain
Meningiomas
Myelitis
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Myelomalacia
Neck Pain
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neurofibromatosis Type Two
Neurogenic Bowel
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Transverse Myelitis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Upper Back Pain
Vertebral Column Tumors
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Baclofen Pump Therapy
Brain Surgery
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Cervical Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Kyphoplasty
Microdiscectomy
Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Neuroplasty
Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
Puncture Aspiration
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Nerve Block
Spine Fracture Treatment
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    3.9
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    About Dr. Donald Atkins, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 31 years of experience
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    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1245231729
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Semmes Murphey Clinic
    Residency
    Internship
    • DD EISENHOWER ARMY Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Georgetown University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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    Dr. Donald Atkins, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Atkins is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Atkins has seen patients for Post-Laminectomy Syndrome, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Atkins on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    52 patients have reviewed Dr. Atkins. The overall rating for this provider is 3.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Atkins.

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