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  • #1-Ranked Rehabilitation Hospital in America by U.S. News & World Report every year since 1991
  • 182-bed inpatient hospital in downtown Chicago
  • 50+ sites of care throughout Illinois and Indiana
  • 5,000+ inpatients treated each year, system-wide
  • 800,000+ outpatient visits each year
  • One of only 2% of hospitals to receive two consecutive Magnet Recognitions for Nursing Excellence.
  • Largest rehabilitation research center in the world
  • Only rehabilitation hospital with eight federally designated research centers
  • 370+ active research projects in neuroscience, bionics, robotics, and musculoskeletal medicine
  • Academic home of the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Department, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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James W. Atchison

James W. Atchison, DO

  • Medical Director, Center for Pain Management, RIC

Request an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with James W. Atchison please call 312-238-7800 or use our online form.

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Gender:
Male
Year joined staff:
2012

Languages

  • English

Education, Residency and Internship

Education

1973-1977
Wittenberg University, BA, Biology
1983-1987
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, DO

Internship

1987-1988
Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital, Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Residency

1988-1991
Ohio State University, PM&R

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Certifications & Licenses

  • Illinois #036131304 (2012)
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine (2003)
  • Florida #OS 7098 (1995)
  • American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (1993)
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (1992)
  • Ohio #4622, Inactive (1988)

Biography

Dr. James W. Atchison, DO, is the Medical Director at RIC’s Center for Pain Management. Dr. Atchison brings nearly 25 years of physical medicine and rehabilitation experience to RIC. Dr. Atchison’s appointment supports the growth of RIC’s pain management program at a point when an aging population demands increased attention to pain management.

Dr. Atchison is an editorial reviewer for Archives of PM&R, Pain Medicine and the Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation. He has led countless research projects and published numerous academic papers.

He completed his medical school training at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens, Ohio, and his PM&R residency at The Ohio State University in Columbus.

Dr. Atchison practices at RIC’s Center for Pain Management, located at 900 North Michigan Avenue in Chicago.

 

To schedule an appointment with Dr. James W. Atchison, DO please call 800-354-7342 or use our online form.

 

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