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Robin Atkinson, DO
Internal Medicine
 
4.9 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Profile
Areas of Expertise
"I enjoy working on preventive health care strategies in addition to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, geriatrics and palliative care."
Special Interests
Dr. Atkinson's areas of special medical interest are cardiovascular disease and preventive health care. She has a particular interest in working with the elderly population.
Personal Information
Dr. Atkinson enjoys soccer, horseback riding, motorcycling, gardening, theater and spending time with her family.
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Primary Care
Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Vallejo, Calif., 2008
Residency
Internal Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, 2011
Professional Activities and Awards
Member, American Osteopathic Association Member, American College of Physicians Member, Washington State Osteopathic Association.
Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
All ratings are submitted by Virginia Mason patients and are verified by an independent, national patient survey company. Ratings are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. Learn about the ratings.
Likelihood of recommending this provider
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
All comments are submitted by Virginia Mason patients and are verified by an independent, national patient survey company. Patient comments are displayed in their entirety and patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and privacy. Learn about the comments.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Dr. Atkinson, was thoughtful, warm, and explained things clearly. She's a very down to earth individual. I will recommend her to anyone who is looking for a new physician.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Dr. Atkinson is the best!
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
My Doctor is Awesome, explains everything so I can understand and is answers question and concerns. Thank You Robin Atkinson.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
good
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Dr. Atkinson is an excellent communicator and empathetically works with the patient to determine the best course of action.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
Love Dr Atkinson. She's so easy to communicate with and makes me feel at ease. I appreciate her thoughts and input on general health improvement. I feel she looks at my health from a well rounded perspective and me as a whole person.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
my doctor is great!
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
Dr Atkinson was great. Very informative.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
Dr.Atkinson is awesome doctor. I am lucky I found her to be my doctor.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
Excellent care as always. Thank you Virginia Mason!
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
Dr. Atkinson is a very knowledgeable doctor, always knows what is/ are bothering me per my symptoms. She provides info /data on how to improve symptoms besides necessary medications. I learned ways to take myself from her. She is detailed, patience. I feel like she is very taking care of her patients, luckily, I am one of it. She is one of the best doctors I have met, I am glad is under her care!
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
Dr. Atkinson is the best
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
Dr Robin Atkinson took the time to go over current and future plans for the continued care of my heart condition. I appreciate her taking the time to be detailed and complete in her questions, suggestions, and follow-up with other doctors about my care. I appreciate the ongoing professionalism and attention to detail she maintains about my care.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Staff/Doctor seemed delayed my time with appointment/ Rush!
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
*Dr. Atkinson is the best doctor on the planet.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
love love love Dr Atkinson
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
My doctor retired. Finding a new PCP was overwhelming. I am very pleased with my choice of doctors!
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
*Dr. Atkinson is a very nice, patient and helpful care provider, both my wife and I, my sister and her husband chose her as out family doctor. We all like her.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Doctor Atkinson is FABULOUS! She is so smart and knowledgeable. I appreciate her expertise and care!
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
My primary care doctor left VM and I needed to start with a new Pap because of current health issues. *Dr. Atkinson kindly agreed to add me to her care list. I was very impressed that even though she was running behind schedule she gave me quality time and listened to my concerns.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
*Dr. Robin Atkinson is personable, knowledgeable about my type 1 diabetes and recommends current options for me to look into or try. She is an excellent provider.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
She's amazing. I moved over the mountains but will drive over to see her and continue my care with her.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
I wouldn't want to change my doctor due to the fact I like dr. Atkinson very much she listens to my problems and looks for the best resources and care for the best outcome for my well-being
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
*Dr. Atkinson is excellent. She's a keeper.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
*Dr. Atkinson has been a wonderful dr. and has gone to extra lengths to provide care.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Dr Atkinson explained things in a way other doctors hadn't. She impressed me (and always does) with both her breadth and depth of knowledge. She has an ability to make me feel like she is truly concerned about my health and well-being.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
I recommend Virginia Mason specifically the Atkinson team!
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
I love Dr Atkinson! She is the best!
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr. Atkinson is great. I've only seen her a handful of times, but I got a good feeling about her the first time and haven't been disappointed. She worked through my list of concerns and came up with a plan to start addressing them
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr. was very rushed, talked very fast, made me feel uncomfortable about the follow up care or if I needed help in the future.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
I am very pleased with Dr. Atkinson.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
Dependable & caring
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
*Dr. Atkinson is detailed and showed concern.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
She listens to me and HEARS what I'm saying. With some doctors, it seems as if "dialogue" is a one-way street from provider to me.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
Robin is one of the best medical professionals I have ever gone to for care.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
she seemed to be excellent, though it was my first visit with her
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
Dr. Atkinson is always extremely friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. I couldn't ask for a better PCP.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
Dr. Atkinson is awesome. She takes the time to talk to you about issues you are having. Great follow through.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
dr. Atkinson and I have a team relationship going to best help me with my health care. she knows how to talk to me and what words to use. I am over-the-top blessed to have Dr Atkinson
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
This Dr. took more time listening to me than any Dr. in the past.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Dr Atkinson is one of the few I've encountered who truly understands Healthcare is not just about providing a service, but caring about your patient getting better.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Dr Atkinson continues to impress me with every visit. If I could rate her higher than Very Good, I would. Her communication is top notch and she always takes my observations and concerns seriously, asking great questions and seeking solutions that will work for me.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Dr. Atkinson is great. she makes me feel at ease and always addresses my concerns. She provides exceptional care.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
very pleased with Dr. Atkinson
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
Dr. Atkinson is not only a knowledgable and caring provider, she also is a beautiful soul. I appreciate her more than she will ever know. I now live in Seattle, but I will continue to drive to see her. She's worth it!
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
I had a great visit, she answered all my questions and concerns and made sure she covered all the possibilities with my concerns.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
*Dr. Atkinson is one of the best doctors I have seen thank you!
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
Dr Atkinson is a thorough, and caring provider. Never feel rushed; she efficiently goes through the problems we identify, sets priorities and communicates with clear explanations. She includes patient and caregiver appropriately in discussion of needs.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
I value *Doctor Atkinson's compassionate health problem _____ solutions. She always listens and then has suggestions I can understand.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
I really like *Dr. Atkinson.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
*Dr. Robin Atkinson is the best family doctor we ever had. She has the great caring to patients (us) treat patient like her family! She is so knowledgeable and addresses any our health issues timely and efficiently. We truly appreciate *Dr. Atkinson!
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
Very attentive and informative.