John L. Atkinson, M.D.

  1. Neurosurgeon

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

Rochester, Minnesota

  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

Certifications

  1. 1992
    Neurological SurgeryAmerican Board of Neurological Surgery

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. 1998
    Summa Cum Laude citation for Excellence in Scientific Exhibit.American Society of Neuroradiology
  7. 1997
    Teacher of the Year in Neurologic SurgeryMayo Clinic
  8. 1997
    Teacher of the Year Hall of FameMayo Clinic
  9. 1996
    Teacher of the Year in Neurologic SurgeryMayo Clinic
  10. 1995
    Teacher of the Year in Neurologic SurgeryMayo Clinic
  11. 1988
    Commission - Lieutenant Commander Medical CorpsUnited States Naval Reserve
  12. 1984
    Graduated with HonorsUniversity of South Alabama, College of Medicine, University of South Alabama
  13. 1984
    Outstanding Student in Orthopedic SurgeryUniversity of South Alabama, College of Medicine, University of South Alabama
  14. 1984
    Alpha Omega Alpha - Honor Medical SocietyAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  15. 1980
    Graduated with HonorsTuskegee Institute
  16. 1980
    United States Naval Scholarship Commission - Lieutenant, USNRUnited States Navy
  17. 1979
    Alabama Society ScholarThe Alabama Society for Crippled Children and Adults
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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
  11. 2005 - present
    MemberTrauma Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  12. 2004 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Neurologic Surgery
  13. 2004 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Neurologic Surgery
  14. 2004 - present
    MemberMultidisciplinary Trauma Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  15. 2001 - present
    MemberThe Pituitary Society
  16. 2000 - present
    MemberNeurosurgical Society of America
  17. 1998 - 2003
    MemberOrgan and Tissue Donor Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  18. 1997 - 2004
    RepresentativeProgram Committee from Neurosurgery, Advisory Council for Neurological Surgery, American College of Surgeons
  19. 1997 - 2004
    MemberAdvisory Council for Neurological Surgery, American College of Surgeons
  20. 1996 - present
    MemberAcquired Brain Disorders Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  21. 1994 - 2008
    MemberAmerican Heart Association
  22. 1994 - present
    MemberTraumatic Brain Injury Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  23. 1994 - present
    MemberIntensive Care Unit Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  24. 1994 - present
    MemberCritical Care Committee, Critical Care Service, Department of Internal Medicine
  25. 1994 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  26. 1993 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Neurological Surgeons
  27. 1991 - 1994
    MemberCalifornia Medical Association
  28. 1991 - 1994
    MemberSan Francisco Neurologic Society
  29. 1991 - present
    MemberCongress of Neurological Surgeons
  30. 1989 - present
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  31. 1984 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  32.  
    FellowStroke Council, American Heart Association
  33.  
    MemberAdvisory Councils for the Surgical Subspecialties, American College of Surgeons
  34.  
    MemberJoint Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care Head Injury Committee, American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  35.  
    MemberJoint Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care Head Injury Committee, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
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