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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Atkins is Excellent. Dr. Atkins has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Atkins, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology.

  • He has special expertise in 18 areas:
  • AIDS/HIV (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Fatigue
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hormone-Dependent Cancer
  • Infectious Disease
  • Local Neoplasm Recurrence
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
  • Lung Cancer (Small Cell Carcinoma)
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer (Prostatic Neoplasm)
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Education & Awards

Dr. Atkins graduated from Wake Forest University, Winston Salem. He has 7 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Adjuvant Chemotherapy
Lung Cancer (Lung Neoplasm)
Best Doctors
medal of commendation
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2012, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Atkins has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Wilson Memorial Hospital 
  • Sampson County Memorial Hospital 


  • German
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. James Norman Atkins MD is a male Internist, has 36 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology.
Where does Dr. James N. Atkins practice?
Dr. James Atkins has 2 office locations.
Dr. James Atkins practices Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology near Goldsboro, NC.
Additional practice locations include: Clinton, NC.
See Goldsboro Internists and Goldsboro Oncologists.