Dr. Charles Atkinson

surgery
Tucson, AZ
28 years experience male

Locations

Office

Agave Surgical Associates

Tucson, CA

About

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Specialties
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surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

29 Answers
10 Agrees
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Atkinson
28 years experience General Surgery
Unfortunately no: When you say liver disease do you mean cirrhosis? Cirrhosis does not get better. Do you mean fatty liver? That can improve over time if the alcohol ... Read More
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8 thanks
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Atkinson
28 years experience General Surgery
Weeks to months: A seroma is the fluid trapped by the repair that is "secreted" by the damaged tissue from the surgery. It will go away. I always tell my patients no ... Read More
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1 thank
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Atkinson
28 years experience General Surgery
Go get seen: How did you find out it slipped? The short answer is call the surgeon right away. You might get away with it for awhile, but the risk is that the blo ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Atkinson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Atkinson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I'm having the hiatal hernia fixed in a couple weeks. Thank you again !
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My surgeon is in another country! But will find another here! thank u!
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Thanks for your quick reply! I will get in asap thanks

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, PA
Graduated 1992MD

Residency

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