Dr. Dianne L Atkins MD Pediatric Cardiologist

Dr. Dianne Atkins is a pediatric cardiologist in Iowa City, Iowa and is affiliated with University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. She received her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 37 years. Dr. Atkins accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 8 doctors at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics who specialize in Pediatric Cardiology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Cardiologist: General Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Electrophysiology

Clinical Interests: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Practice Guidelines as Topic, Emergency Medical Services, American Heart Association, Heart Arrest, Electric Countershock, Defibrillators, Artificial Respiration

Hospital Affiliation

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Ranked #45 in Pediatrics: Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Residency, Pediatrics, 1977–1980

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, 1980–1983

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Class of 1977

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 32 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 31 years in Pediatric Cardiology

IA State Medical License
Active through 2016

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Whos Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Marquis Whos Who

Fellow (FAAP), American Academy of Pediatrics

Fellow, Heart Rhythm Society
2011

Distinguished Achievement Award, Council on Cardiovascular Disease of the Young, AHA
2006

Inaugural Fellow, American Heart Association
2003

Fellow, American College of Cardiology
1986

Publications & Presentations

Comparison of Electrocardiographic Characteristics of Adults and Children for Automated External Defibrillator Algorithms.
Rustwick, B. A.,Atkins, D. L.

Doing the Same Thing Over and Over, yet Expecting Different Results.
Atkins, D. L.

Remote Monitoring of Cardiovascular Implantable Devices in the Pediatric Population Improves Detection of Adverse Events.
Malloy, L. E.,Gingerich, J.,Olson, M. D.,Atkins, D. L.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select

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