Marvin D. Atkins, Jr, MD

Vascular Surgeon
Baylor Scott & White Health

Director, Center for Aortic Disease at Scott & White
Program Director, Vascular Surgery Fellowship

Vascular Surgery

Patient Care Emphasis
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Aortic Dissection, Carotid Stenting, Endovascular & Open Aortic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Treatment of Peripheral Vascular Disease, Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms, Varicose Veins

Board Certification
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Vascular Surgery

  • Baylor Scott & White Appointment
    August 1, 2007

  • University of Texas, Houston, TX, MD, 2000
  • University of Dallas, Dallas, TX, BS, 1995

  • Specialty Training
  • Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Clinical and Research Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • General Surgery Residency, Scott & White Hospital, Temple, TX

  • Faculty Rank - Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
    Associate Professor of Surgery

    Publications and Research
  • BuckleyCJ,ArkoFR,LeeS,MettauerM,LittleDC,AtkinsMD,ManningLG,PattersonDE.IntravascularUltrasoundscanningimproveslong-termpatencyofiliaclesionstreatedwithballoonangioplastyandprimarystenting.JournalofVascularSurgery;35(2):316-323.
  • AlbadawiH,CrawfordRS,AtkinsMD,andWatkinsMT.TheRoleofPolyADPRibosePolymeraseDuringVascularReconstruction.Vascular.Jun1;14(6):362-365
  • AtkinsMD,AlbadawiH,EntabiF,JonesJE,CrawfordRS,andWatkinsMT.EvidenceofaSustainedInflammatoryResponseinaMurineModelofTypeIIDiabetesfollowingUnilateralHind-LimbIschemiaReperfusionInjury.JournalofVascularSurgery.InPress.
  • AtkinsMD,MarroccoCJ,BohannonWT,BushRL.Stent-GraftRepairforBluntTraumaticAorticInjuryastheNewStandardofCare:IsThereEvidence?JENDOVASCULARTHERAPY;16(SupplI):I53-162.
  • AtkinsMD,BushRL.CarotidArteryAneurysmsinRutherford'sTextbookofVascularSurgery.7thedition
  • AtkinsMD,BushRL.EmbolicProtectionDevicesforCarotidArteryStenting:HaveTheyMadeaSignificantDifferenceinOutcome?SeminarsinVascularSurgeryVolume20,Number4,
  • JonesJE,AtkinsMD,KwolekCJ,LaMuragliaGM,BrewsterDC,WatkinsMT,CambriaRP.Type2EndoleakFollowingEndovascularRepairofAbdominalAorticAneurysm(EVAR)isAssociatedwithAdverseLateOutcomes.JournalofVascularSurgery;46(1-8).
  • AtkinsMD,JonesJE,KwolekCJ,LaMuragliaGM,BrewsterDC,WatkinsMT,CambriaRP.ChronicMesentericIschemia:OpenSurgeryVersusEndovascularTherapy.JournalofVascularSurgery;45(6):1162-1171.
  • CrawfordRS,HashimiFF,JonesJE,AtkinsMD,AlbadawiH,WatkinsMT.ANovelModelofAcuteMurineHindLimbIschemia.AmJPhysiolHeartCircPhysiol.Feb;292(2):H830-7.
  • J Vasc Nurs. 2011 Dec;29(4):135-8. Portal vein aneurysm: a rare occurrence. Turner KC, Bohannon WT, Atkins MD.
  • Eidson JL 3rd, Atkins MD, Bohannon WT, Marrocco CJ, Buckley CJ, Bush RL. J Surg Res. 2011 Jun 1;168(1):5-8. Epub 2011 Jan 13. Economic and outcomes-based analysis of the care of symptomatic varicose veins.
  • Atkins MD J Endovasc Ther. 2010 Dec;17(6):759-61. Hybrid open and endovascular repair of retrograde type A dissection.
  • Canter DL, Atkins MD, McNeal CJ, Bush RL. J Surg Res. 2009 Dec;157(2):175-80. Epub 2008 Aug 24. Risk factor treatment in veteran women at risk for cardiovascular disease.
  • PurcellS, Bohannon W, Atkins MD. Fenestrated Endografts : Are they the solution for Visceral and optic Neck issues. Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery.
  • Bunnell AP, Zaidi S, Eidson JL, Bohannon W, Atkins MD, Bush RL. Factors associated with saphenous vein recanalization after endothermic ablation. Annals of Vascular Surgery.
  • Roeth NA, Ball TR,Culp WC, Bohannon W, Atkins MD, Johnston WE. Effect of increasing heart rate and tidal volume on stroke volume variability in vascular surgery patients. Journal of Cardiothoracic Vascular Anesthesia.
  • Rueda CA, Bittenbinder EN, Buckley CJ, Bohannon W, Atkins MD, Bush RL. The management of chronic venous insufficiency with ulceration: the role of minimally invasive perforator interruption. Annals of Vascular Surgery.

  • Awards and Honors
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (Medical Honor Society), University of Texas - Houston, 2000
  • Outstanding graduating student in Surgery, University of Texas - Houston, 2000
  • John McKenney Chief Resident Award - Texas A&M/Scott & White 2005
  • Deterling Award (Best overall paper) recipient at the 33rd annual New England Society for Vascular Surgery Meeting, Boston, MA., September 24, 2006.

  • Professional Memberships
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society for Vascular Surgery
  • Society of Clinical Vascular Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Southern Medical Association
  • Texas Medical Association

  • Languages Spoken


    Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Round Rock
    300 University Boulevard
    Round Rock, TX 78665
    Scott & White Clinic - Temple
    2401 S. 31st St.
    Temple, TX 76508