Dr. David L. Atkinson, MD


Accepting new patients 14 years of experience Offers telehealth


Dr. David Atkinson is a pediatric psychiatrist practicing at Children’s Health. Dr. Atkinson specializes in adolescent substance use. He treats substance abuse disorder and addiction with the understanding that it’s a pediatric disease, usually developing during adolescence. Learn more.

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ADHD and-or ADD
Conduct Disorder
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
ADHD and-or ADD
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Very High
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Conduct Disorder
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Drug and Alcohol Dependence
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Very High
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About Dr. David L. Atkinson, MD


  • Psychiatry

Years of Experience

14 years of experience

Languages Spoken

  • English



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Education & Certifications

Medical Education

  • University of Texas Medical School, Houston

Board Certifications

  • ABMS
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology/Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry


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Primary Location

Children's Medical Centerchildren's Health

1935 Medical District Dr,

Dallas, TX 75235


1700 7TH AVE S,

Birmingham, AL 35233


Admitting Hospitals

  • Children's Medical Center Dallas
  • Children's Medical Center Plano

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