OB/GYN Asscoates of Danville would like to extend a warm welcome to our newest associate, Dr. Andrew Atkinson, MD.
Dr. Andrew L. Atkinson comes to us from Detroit, Michigan. He attended University of Detroit Mercy-Jesuit for undergrad, in which he graduated with honors with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. He worked as a registered nurse in the ER as well as Surgical ICU in an inner city level 1 trauma center for three years before deciding to go on to medical school. Dr. Atkinson attended his OB/GYN residency at Jersey Shore University Medical Center-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. While a resident physician, Dr. Atkinson managed to publish more than 20 research articles as well as present at 7 national meetings on his research. In his third year of medical training, Dr. Atkinson travelled to Baylor University Medical Center, in Houston Texas, to master diagnosis and treatment in the area of GYN Infectious Disease. Dr. Atkinson also has a passion for international work, and just prior to coming to Danville, he spent a month in Ethiopia, Africa where he partnered with a local OBGYN in a rural clinic tackling difficult surgical cases. With a passion for high risk pregnancy as well as minimally invasive surgery, Dr. Atkinson comes very well equipped to Danville. When not working, he loves to spend time with his wife Nessa, and his little spoiled Maltese dog, Peanut.