As a Dallas native, Dr. Atkins is excited to return to the area she considers home to care for women of all backgrounds and stages of life. She loves the potential for long-term physician-patient relationships and navigating the intimate and emotional issues of obstetric and gynecologic diseases. She will provide her patients with the highest level of care and do so with compassion, gentleness, kindness, and humility.
Dr. Atkins is trained in obstetrics and gynecology and has a particular interest in high-risk pregnancies and minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. She will provide routine well-woman care for women of all ages, prenatal care for both routine and high-risk pregnancies, as well as medical and surgical management of various gynecologic disorders.
Dr. Atkins received a Bachelor’s Degree from Texas Tech University. After college, she worked in medical research at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Her research on chemotherapy drugs was published in the esteemed Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. She went on to earn a Master’s Degree from Boston University. While in graduate school she was selected for a research fellowship at Harvard University where she continued her research in the area of cancer treatment. She then returned to Texas Tech University to obtain her medical degree and graduated at the top of her class. While in medical school she was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. She completed her residency training in Dallas, Texas at Parkland Hospital in 2017. As a resident at one of the top OB/GYN training programs in the country she received the Dean Carpenter Teaching Award and was selected to present at the ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific meeting.
Dr. Atkins is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology, a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Texas Medical Association, and Denton County Medical Society.
In her spare time, Dr. Atkins is an avid runner, enjoys being outdoors, hiking, traveling, cooking, spending time with her family.