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Specialties & Research
Dr. James Atkins, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease.
- He has special expertise in 10 areas:
- Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
- Cardiovascular Disease
- Chest Pain (Angina)
- Cholesterol Management
- Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
- Heart Block
- High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
- High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
- Unstable Angina
Education & Awards
Dr. Atkins graduated from The University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas. He has 4 awards.
Dr. Atkins has 9 hospital affiliations:
- UT Southwestern University Hospital - Zale Lipshy
- Parkland Health & Hospital System
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Atkins accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas - 2 plans
- Scott and White Health Plan - 2 plans
- Aetna - 3 plans
- Unicare - 2 plans
- Humana - 12 plans
- USA H & W Network - 1 plan
- Cigna - 7 plans
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- Where does Dr. James M. Atkins practice?
Dr. James Atkins practices Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology, Surgery, and Nuclear Cardiology near Dallas, TX.
Additional practice locations include: Boerne, TX.
See Dallas Internists, Dallas Cardiologists, Dallas Surgeons, and Dallas Nuclear Medicine Physicians.