George Atkinson, MD

G Atkinson headshot 2017Dr. Atkinson will join Roslindale Pediatrics in November of 2017. He graduated from Vanderbilt University with a BS in Bioethics and then attended the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. There, he earned a PhD in the department of Cell Biology for his work in the signaling of glioblastoma multiforme brain tumors. In conjunction with his graduate work, he completed his MD and developed an interest in Pediatrics. He completed his Pediatrics residency at the Tufts Floating Hospital for Children in 2014 and has worked as a general pediatrician in the Boston area since then. He has a particular interest in dietary counseling around obesity and exercise science.