Chad Atkins, MD

Chad Atkins, MD

Hospital Medicine

On staff since January 2009

Children's Title: Medical Director, Surgical Hospitalist Service

Academic Title: Clinical Assistant Professor

Robert Chad Atkins, MD is the Section Chief of the Surgical Hospitalist Service within the Division of Hospital Medicine and assistant clinical professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He currently attends on the medical hospitalist service as well as the general inpatient service where he is involved in clinical supervision of residents.

Atkins received his MD from Saint Louis University School of Medicine, and trained in pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Oakland. His clinical interests are focused on pediatric asthma management and the medical management of surgical patients. He is the current chief of the Asthma High Impact Condition Group at Seattle Children’s.  Atkins’ research interests include quality improvement under the surgical hospitalist model.


Board Certification(s)


Medical/Professional School

Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis


Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Oakland, Oakland


Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Children's Hospital Oakland, Oakland


  • Nieckarz RJ, Atkins CG, McMahon TB
    Effects of isomerization on the measured thermochemical properties of deprotonated glycine/protic-solvent clusters.
    19035390 Chemphyschem : a European journal of chemical physics and physical chemistry , 2008 Dec. 22 : 2816-25
  • Atkins CG, Rajabi K, Gillis EA, Fridgen TD
    Infrared multiple photon dissociation spectra of proton- and sodium ion-bound glycine dimers in the N-H and O-H stretching region.
    18816028 The journal of physical chemistry. A , 2008 Oct. 16 : 10220-5