J. Dudley Atkinson, MD

J. Dudley Atkinson, MD

1625 Medical Center Point
Colorado Springs, CO 80907

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Phone: 1-719-576-4744
Fax: 1-719-667-4112

Our medical group has proudly served the Pikes Peak region for over 70 years!

J. Dudley Atkinson IV, MD, joined the Optum Urology team in June of 2021. Dr. Atkinson has relocated to Colorado Springs after nine years of community practice at Ochsner in Baton Rouge. Dr. Atkinson strives for excellent patient care given in a clear and understandable way. When Dr. Atkinson is outside of the office, he enjoys time with his family, building and flying experimental aircraft, and amateur radios. He always looks forward to talking with his patients about what they do and their interests.


2020 – 2021MBA w/ Accounting FocusLouisiana State UniversityShreveport, LA
2007 – 2012ResidencyOchsner/LSU Urology DeptOchsner/LSU Urology Dept
2003 – 2007Medical DegreeTulane UniversityNew Orleans, LA
1991 – 1993MS Physics/AstronauticsNaval Postgraduate SchoolMonterey, CA
1981 – 1985BS Petroleum EngineeringLouisiana State UniversityBaton Rouge, LA


2012 – 2021Urology Department Head, Chief of SurgeryOchsner ClinicBaton Rouge, LA
2002 – 2005Consulting Network EngineerSAICOak Ridge, TN
2000 – 2001VP, Global OperationseCal & iPing CorporationsPhiladelphia, PA
1998 – 2000Technical Solutions DirectorLucent TechnologiesHerndon, VA
1995 – 2001 Founder/PresidentGreat Bridge Internet Inc.Chesapeake, VA
1983 – 2005Submarine OfficerUS Navy, RetiredVarious Locations

Professional Memberships

  • Licensed to practice medicine in Colorado, Texas and Louisiana
  • Board Certified Urologist, American Board of Urology (2014)
  • Aviation Medical Examiner, Federal Aviation Administration
  • Member of the American Urological Association (AUA), including Southeast Section
  • Qualified for Command of Submarines, Naval Nuclear Engineer, and Gold Dolphins
  • Licensed Notary Public in the State of Louisiana