Dr. Katherine J Atkinson, MD works in Amherst, Massachusetts is a specialist in Family Practice and graduated University Of Massachusetts Medical School in 1996. Dr. Atkinson is affiliated with Cooley Dickinson Hospital and practicing for 21 years
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Dr. Katherine J Atkinson, MD
unable to own mistakes, Dr. Atkinson has been my PCP for more than a decade, and during that time has made repeated misdiagnosis, some quite serious. An incident about my blood pressure was perhaps the worst, as one of a number of occasions on which she showed stubborn inability to be self-critical. I would never follow her advice without checking her grasp of the information she offered. She once offered my 15 yr-old daughter a benzodiazepine to address her anxiety.
I would recommend this provider to a friend
I received a timely response to my questions and concerns.
I got an appointment when I needed one.
They kept things moving and on time during my visit.
I received a thorough evaluation.
I received a correct diagnosis and up-to-date treatment.
I was given specific advice on lifestyle changes I can make to improve my health.
I was given the medical information I needed in an understandable way.
The provider really listened, gave me the time I needed, and put me at ease.
We discussed treatment options and choices I have.
The provider addressed traditional and alternative medicine treatment options in an open-minded way.
The results of my care met my expectations.
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