Dr. Richard Presley Atkinson MD Neurologist

Dr. Richard Atkinson is a neurologist in Sacramento, California and is affiliated with Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento. He received his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 42 years. He is one of 22 doctors at Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: Vascular

Hospital Affiliation

Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Francisco
Residency, Neurology, 1974–1977

University of Utah
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1972–1974

Stanford University School of Medicine
Class of 1972

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Neurology

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Vascular Neurology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Publications & Presentations

Myelopathy as a complication of intrathecal drug infusion systems.
Knox, S., Atkinson, R.P., Stephens, R., Coffey, R.J., Zusman, E.E.

How effective are "community" stroke screening programs at improving stroke knowledge and prevention practices? Results of a 3-month follow-up study.
DeLemos, C.D., Atkinson, R.P., Croopnick, S.L., Wentworth, D.A., Akins, P.T.

Reporting terminology for brain arteriovenous malformation clinical and radiographic features for use in clinical trials.
Atkinson, R. P., Awad, I. A., Batjer, H. H., Dowd, C. F., Furlan, A., Giannotta, S. L., Gomez, C. R., Gress, D., Hademenos, G., Halbach, V., Hemphill, J. C., Higashida, R. T., Hopkins, L. N., Horowitz, M. B., Johnston, S. C., Lawton, M. W., McDermott, M. W., Malek, A. M., Mohr, J. P., Qureshi, A. I., Riina, H., Smith, W. S., Pile-Spellman, J., Spetzler, R. F., Tomsick, T. A., Young, W. L.

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