John L. Atkinson, M.D.

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Spinal cord tumor
  1. Brain tumor surgery
  2. Chiari malformation surgery
  3. Hemifacial spasm surgery
  4. Hyperhidrosis surgery
  5. Pituitary tumor surgery
  6. Trigeminal neuralgia surgery
  • Brain tumor surgery
  • Spinal cord tumor surgery
  • Pituitary tumor surgery
  • Hemifacial spasm surgery
  • Hyperhidrosis surgery
  • Trigeminal neuralgia surgery
  • Chiari Malformation surgery
  1. 1990
    Resident - Neurologic SurgeryMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1988
    Fellow - Cerebrovascular ResearchMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1985
    Internship - General SurgeryMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 1984
    MDCollege of Medicine, University of South Alabama
  5. 1980
    BS - Sports Medicine and Physical TherapyTuskegee Institute
  6. 1977
    BS - Biology/MathUniversity of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

Awards and Honors

  1. 2015
    Teacher of the Year in Neurologic SurgeryDepartment of Neurologic Surgery
  2. 2015
    Past Presidents' Honorary Member AwardAssociation of Women Surgeons (AWS)
  3. 2012
    Teacher of the Year in Neurologic SurgeryMayo Clinic Clinical Digital Imaging Subcommittee, Practice Convergence Council, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee
  4. 2008
    Teacher of the Year Hall of FameMayo Clinic
  5. 2008
    Teacher of the Year in Neurologic SurgeryMayo Clinic
  6. 2004
    Distinguished Service Award - Transplant Medicine Program DirectorMayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  7. 1998
    Summa Cum Laude citation for Excellence in Scientific Exhibit.American Society of Neuroradiology
  8. 1997
    Teacher of the Year in Neurologic SurgeryMayo Clinic
  9. 1997
    Teacher of the Year Hall of FameMayo Clinic
  10. 1996
    Teacher of the Year in Neurologic SurgeryMayo Clinic
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Professional Memberships

  1. 2013 - present
    MemberCommittee on Emerging Surgical Technology and Education (CESTE), American College of Surgeons
  2. 2012 - present
    MemberBoard of Regents, American College of Surgeons
  3. 2009 - 2012
    ChairAdvisory Council for Neurological Surgery, American College of Surgeons
  4. 2008 - present
    MemberNeuro Continuous Improvement Work Group, Department of Neurologic Surgery
  5. 2008 - present
    MemberCommittee on Trauma, American College of Surgeons
  6. 2007 - 2013
    SecretaryNeurosurgical Society of America
  7. 2006 - 2012
    Neurosurgical RepresentativeCommittee on Resident Education, American College of Surgeons
  8. 2006 - 2012
    Governor RepresentativeAdvisory Council for Neurological Surgery, American College of Surgeons
  9. 2006 - 2008
    MemberOfficers & Councilors of Staff - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  10. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
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Publications

Research Activities

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