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​“When a patient comes in to see me, they can expect to be greeted with a smile.”

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Dr. Adam Atkins has some advice for kids contemplating a career when they grow up. “If you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life.” Atkins has turned his lifelong passion for sports into a career as a sports medicine physician. “I am fascinated by the musculoskeletal system,” he says.

A multi-sport athlete in high school, he continues to play ice hockey in a men’s league and competes in triathlons, including the Ironman Wisconsin. Whether it’s golf, soccer, tennis, waterskiing, Atkins stays active when he isn’t treating patients. About the only time he isn’t moving is when he’s glued to a Wisconsin Badger or Green Bay Packer football game.

“I want to be in a position to help people who have similar interests to my own,” Atkins said. “I enjoy helping people work through their ailments so they can return to activities they enjoy. I try to use language that patients can understand and make sure they are well informed about their problem and treatment options.”

Atkins, a Wisconsin native, is thrilled he is practicing sports medicine for Marshfield Clinic Health System in the Chippewa Valley. “Marshfield Clinic Health System is recognized as a Center of Excellence,” he said. “I strive to use my abilities as a sports medicine physician to provide outstanding and compassionate care to my patients.”

Atkins completed a family medicine residency and sports medicine fellowship at Mercy Health System in Janesville, Wisconsin. He utilizes a non-surgical approach to evaluate and treat muscle and joint pain. He is also trained in treating sports-related concussions, and employs ultrasound to diagnose and treat many musculoskeletal conditions.

Atkins and his wife have four children.

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  • Medical School
    St. George's University - School of Medicine St. George's, , Grenada, M.D. 2009

    Residency
    Mercyhealth Janesville, WI, United States, Family Medicine 2012

    Fellowship
    Mercyhealth Janesville, WI, United States, Sports Medicine 2013

  • Professional Societies
    American Academy of Family Physicians

    Board Certifications
    Family Medicine: 2012

    State Licenses
    Wisconsin

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4.8
out of 5 (74 ratings, 11 comments)
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Provider explanations of my problem
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My likelihood of recommending this provider

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Comments are from Press Ganey surveys. Slander, libel and private health information are removed.
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December 15, 2020
Very pleased with my care and the outcome.. I ran the next day with no pain:)
March 17, 2021
knowledgeable, kind
July 14, 2021
Dr. Atkins explained what was going on very well. Answered questions -
July 15, 2021
As the procedure progressed Dr. Atkins continually told me what to expect or feel - This put me at ease.
July 27, 2021
Dr. Atkins very professional yet keeping sense of humor - and patient ease - along w/nurse! Hard to find!
August 20, 2021
I arrived give Dr. Atkins and his nurse an A++ for their care and concern. I really like this doctor and his staff!
August 26, 2021
Dr. Atkins explanations were done in a way that didn't make me feel like an idiot if I didn't know something.
August 17, 2021
Excellent doctor & sports assistant. Has excellent surgical technique.
July 14, 2021
[I] do like dr. & team.
September 13, 2021
Last time Mom saw Dr. Atkins, I felt he was very dismissive. Different attitude this time. Much more engaged and caring.
July 22, 2021
I felt dismissed easily & not listened to. He did not give much info about treatments and never mentioned follow up.
July 22, 2021
I felt dismissed easily & not listened to. He did not give much info about treatments and never mentioned follow up.
September 13, 2021
Last time Mom saw Dr. Atkins, I felt he was very dismissive. Different attitude this time. Much more engaged and caring.
July 14, 2021
[I] do like dr. & team.
August 17, 2021
Excellent doctor & sports assistant. Has excellent surgical technique.
December 15, 2020
Very pleased with my care and the outcome.. I ran the next day with no pain:)
March 17, 2021
knowledgeable, kind
July 14, 2021
Dr. Atkins explained what was going on very well. Answered questions -
July 15, 2021
As the procedure progressed Dr. Atkins continually told me what to expect or feel - This put me at ease.
July 27, 2021
Dr. Atkins very professional yet keeping sense of humor - and patient ease - along w/nurse! Hard to find!
August 20, 2021
I arrived give Dr. Atkins and his nurse an A++ for their care and concern. I really like this doctor and his staff!
August 26, 2021
Dr. Atkins explanations were done in a way that didn't make me feel like an idiot if I didn't know something.
December 15, 2020
Very pleased with my care and the outcome.. I ran the next day with no pain:)
March 17, 2021
knowledgeable, kind
July 14, 2021
Dr. Atkins explained what was going on very well. Answered questions -
July 14, 2021
[I] do like dr. & team.
July 15, 2021
As the procedure progressed Dr. Atkins continually told me what to expect or feel - This put me at ease.
July 22, 2021
I felt dismissed easily & not listened to. He did not give much info about treatments and never mentioned follow up.
July 27, 2021
Dr. Atkins very professional yet keeping sense of humor - and patient ease - along w/nurse! Hard to find!
August 17, 2021
Excellent doctor & sports assistant. Has excellent surgical technique.
August 20, 2021
I arrived give Dr. Atkins and his nurse an A++ for their care and concern. I really like this doctor and his staff!
August 26, 2021
Dr. Atkins explanations were done in a way that didn't make me feel like an idiot if I didn't know something.
September 13, 2021
Last time Mom saw Dr. Atkins, I felt he was very dismissive. Different attitude this time. Much more engaged and caring.
September 13, 2021
Last time Mom saw Dr. Atkins, I felt he was very dismissive. Different attitude this time. Much more engaged and caring.
August 26, 2021
Dr. Atkins explanations were done in a way that didn't make me feel like an idiot if I didn't know something.
August 20, 2021
I arrived give Dr. Atkins and his nurse an A++ for their care and concern. I really like this doctor and his staff!
August 17, 2021
Excellent doctor & sports assistant. Has excellent surgical technique.
July 27, 2021
Dr. Atkins very professional yet keeping sense of humor - and patient ease - along w/nurse! Hard to find!
July 22, 2021
I felt dismissed easily & not listened to. He did not give much info about treatments and never mentioned follow up.
July 15, 2021
As the procedure progressed Dr. Atkins continually told me what to expect or feel - This put me at ease.
July 14, 2021
Dr. Atkins explained what was going on very well. Answered questions -
July 14, 2021
[I] do like dr. & team.
March 17, 2021
knowledgeable, kind
December 15, 2020
Very pleased with my care and the outcome.. I ran the next day with no pain:)

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