Adrienne M. Atkinson, DPM, has returned to her hometown of Atlanta to expand the Podiatry profession to West Atlanta. She is Medical Director of Providence Foot & Ankle Centers, P.C. and specializes in Diabetic foot care; geriatric care of foot and ankle; the surgical correction of bunions and hammertoes; treatment of nail diseases and the treatment of heel pain including shock wave therapy. Dr. Atkinson is double board certified in Medicine and Surgery, a Fellow of the American Professional Wound Care Association, a Diplomate of the American Board of Medical Specialties in Podiatry and an active member of the Atlanta Medical Association, the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Georgia Podiatric Medical Association.
Dr. Atkinson graduated Northwestern University in Biomedical and Chemical Engineering. She earned her podiatric medical degree at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where she was named a Region X Scholar and received the Union Scholarship. She completed her residency in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in Buffalo, New York where she also treated Veterans, Active Duty personnel in the military and volunteered on Native American reservations. She often participates in health fairs and accepts public speaking engagements. Dr. Atkinson is a native of Atlanta and a graduate of The Westminster Schools in North Atlanta. During her free time she enjoys tennis, golf, gardening and her family.
Dr. Jeane Palmer Watson hails from Marietta, GA and graduated from R.L. Osborne High School. Dr. Watson is a proud alumna of Florida A&M University where she received her bachelor's degree in Biology, Pre-med. Upon completion of her pre-medical work, Dr. Watson was accepted to Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine (TUSPM), Philadelphia, PA and received academic scholarships. While at TUSPM, she was active in various clubs/organizations and was Vice-President and then President of Temple's chapter of the Student National Podiatric Medical Association.
Following graduation from medical school in 2005, Dr. Watson trained at the Atlanta VA Medical Center (ATL VAMC) in Decatur. The ATL VAMC program is a three year surgical residency and through her training she gained extensive experience in lower extremity surgery and medicine and served as Co-Chief Resident in her 3rd year.
The American Podiatric Medical Association and Georgia Podiatric Medical Association are two podiatry associations in which Dr. Watson is affiliated. Dr. Watson has special interests in conditions of the foot and ankle related to diabetes, as diabetes has touched her personally through the lives of her family members. Also, Dr. Watson has a special interest in sport medicine as she grew up in competitive athletics playing soccer.
Though Dr. Watson has a strong work ethic and enjoys caring for her patients at Providence Foot & Ankle Centers, PC, she also enjoys her leisure time. Being a wife, a mother, traveling, gardening and interior decorating are just a few activities that take up her free time.
Dr. Love recently returned to Hiram, Georgia and is a graduate of East Paulding High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from Georgia Southern University. There she received a full academic scholarship and attained Deans' List Honors on multiple occasions. Dr. Love was then invited into membership in Alpha Phi Omega, a co-ed community service fraternity. Dr. Love is a graduate of the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine (TUSPM) where she received a Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine. While at TUSPM she received several merit based scholarships.
Dr. Love then went on to complete a three year podiatric medicine and surgical residency program at Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital in Binghamton, NY. During her residency Dr. Love learned to treat various types of foot and ankle pathology by means of conservative and surgical treatment methods. Upon graduating from residency, Dr.Love was recognized for her outstanding performance above and beyond the normal expectations for residents.
Dr. Love has attended numerous national and local conferences. She also volunteers regularly to educate the public. Dr. Love has become a motivated addition to Providence Foot & Ankle Centers, PC. In her free time she enjoys family, traveling, and movies.
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