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Dr. James Atkinson, MD

Urology
3.4 (17)
Map Pin Small Prairieville, LA
Accepting new patients
16 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. James Atkinson, MD

Dr. James Atkinson, MD is an Urology Specialist in Prairieville, LA. They specialize in Urology, has 16 years of experience, and is board certified in Urology. They graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Penrose Hospital, UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central and Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge.

Dr. Atkinson works at Ochsner Medical Complex - The Grove in Prairieville, LA with other offices in Hammond, LA and Baton Rouge, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Urinary Incontinence, Enlarged Prostate (BPH) and Urinary Stones along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts 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
    Prairieville
    16220 Airline Hwy, Prairieville, LA 70769 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (866) 624-7637
    Monday
    08:00 - 16:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
  2. 2
    Hammond
    41676 Veterans Ave, Hammond, LA 70403 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (985) 543-3600
  3. 3
    Stanocola Home Health
    16777 Medical Center Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70816 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (225) 761-5200
  4. 4
    Urology
    9001 Summa Ave Fl 4, Baton Rouge, LA 70809 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (225) 761-5638

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Penrose Hospital
  • UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central
  • Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge

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    About Dr. James Atkinson, MD

    Specialties
    • Urology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 16 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1487844668
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Lsu/Ochsner Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • General Surgery - Ochsner Clinic New Orleans
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Tulane University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Naval Postgraduate School - MS Physics/Astronautics
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Urology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. James Atkinson, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Atkinson is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Atkinson has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Atkinson has seen patients for Urinary Incontinence, Enlarged Prostate (BPH) and Urinary Stones, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Atkinson on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    17 patients have reviewed Dr. Atkinson. The overall rating for this provider is 3.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Atkinson.

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