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Dr. Thomas Atkinson, MD

Hematology*
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12 years of experience

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Overview of Dr. Thomas Atkinson, MD

Dr. Thomas Atkinson, MD is a Hematology Specialist in Metairie, LA. They specialize in Hematology, has 12 years of experience, and is board certified in Hematology. They graduated from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine and is affiliated with Touro Infirmary, Ochsner Medical Center, Ochsner Medical Center-Kenner, East Jefferson General Hospital and West Jefferson Medical Center.

Dr. Atkinson works at Practice in Metairie, LA with other offices in Kenner, LA and New Orleans, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Anemia and Venous Embolism and Thrombosis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. 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
    Ridgelake Health Center 4th Floor Cancer Care and Infusion Center
    2121 Ridgelake Dr Fl 4, Metairie, LA 70001 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (504) 885-0577
  2. 2
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    200 W Esplanade Ave Ste 205, Kenner, LA 70065 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (504) 842-3910
  3. 3
    Office
    200 W Esplanade Ave Ste 200, Kenner, LA 70065 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (504) 464-8506
  4. 4
    Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    1514 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70121 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (504) 842-3910

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Touro Infirmary
  • Ochsner Medical Center
  • Ochsner Medical Center-Kenner
  • East Jefferson General Hospital
  • West Jefferson Medical Center

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Anemia
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Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Breast Cancer
Acquired Hemolytic Anemia
Bleeding Disorders
Breast Carcinoma
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
Coagulation Disorders
Colorectal Cancer
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Hemochromatosis
Hypercoagulable State
Leukocytopenia
Leukocytosis
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Male Breast Carcinoma
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Myeloma
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Neutropenia
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Osteosarcoma
Polycythemia Rubra Vera
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Primary Hypercoagulable State
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Sickle Cell Disease
Sickle Cell Hemoglobin SS Disease
Thrombocytosis
Uterine Cancer
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Acidosis
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Actinic Keratosis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Leukemia
Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Administrative Physical
Alkalosis
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Allergic Rhinitis
Amyloidosis
Anal and Rectal Cancer
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Animal Allergies
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Anxiety
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Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
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Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Back Pain
Bedsores
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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Cancer
Bladder Infection
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Cancer
Brain Cancer
Breast Pain
Bronchitis
Bronchospasm
Burkitt's Lymphoma
Bursitis
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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholangiocarcinoma
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Embolism
Chronic Sinusitis
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
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Cryptococcosis
Dehydration
Dermatitis Due to Drugs
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Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
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Diffuse Follicle Center Lymphoma
Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma
Dizziness
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Dysentery
Dyslipidemia
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Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Emphysema
Endocrine Gland Cancer
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophagitis
Fever
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Follicular Lymphoma Grade 2
Folliculitis
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gout
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Hair Loss
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Heart Disease
Hemophilia
Hemorrhoids
Hereditary Amyloidosis
Hereditary Spherocytosis
Hernia
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Hodgkin's Disease
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Hydrocele
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypogammaglobulinemia
Hypoglycemia
Hypogonadism
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immune Thrombocytopenia
Indigestion
Insomnia
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Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Joint Pain
Kidney Cancer
Kidney Infection
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Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
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Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Lymphocytopenia
Lymphocytosis
Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malignant Mediastinal Tumor
Malignant Pleura Secondary
Malnutrition
Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Marginal Zone Lymphoma
Mast Cell Diseases
Melanoma
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Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders
Merkel Cell Carcinoma
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Mixed-Cellularity Hodgkins Lymphoma
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nausea
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Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Neurogenic Bladder
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
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Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Outer Ear Infection
Ovarian Cancer
Overactive Bladder
Overweight
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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pericardial Disease
Pharyngitis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pinched Nerve in Back
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pneumonia
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
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Postherpetic Neuralgia
Potassium Deficiency
Prostate Cancer
Proteinuria
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Rash
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Reflux Esophagitis
Ringworm
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Salivary Gland Cancer
Sarcoidosis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Secondary Diabetes Mellitus
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
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Skin Cancer
Sleep Apnea
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Skin
Stomach Cancer
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thalassemia
Thalassemia Minor
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Goiter
Tinnitus
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Tobacco Use Disorder
Tongue Cancer
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Urinary Hesitancy
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Cancer
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
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Viral Hepatitis
Viral Infection
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Anemia
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Vitamin D Deficiency
Vitamin K Deficiency
Wheezing
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Yeast Infections
Advance Directive End of Life Planning
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Immunization Administration
Smoking Cessation Counseling
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    Specialties*
    • Hematology

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    Years of Experience
    • 12 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1760758221
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Hematology, Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
    Board Certifications
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