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Robert G. Atnip, M.D.

Office Location

Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033
Tel: 800-243-1455 Fax: 717-531-4151


Vascular Surgery

Patient Services Provided

Carotid artery disease/stroke Complex Aortic Reconstruction Noninvasive vascular imaging Surgical Education

Professional Education

Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital-Harvard Medical School (1985) Residency, Surgery, General, Massachusetts General Hospital-Harvard Medical School (1984) M.D., University of Alabama, School of Medicine (1978)


Zagon IS, Essis FM jr, Verderame MF, Healy DA, Atnip RG, McLaughlin PJ
Opioid growth factor inhibits intimal hyperplasia in balloon-injured rat carotid artery
Blebea J, Zickler R, Volteas N, Neumyer M, Assadnia S, Anderson K, Atnip R
Duplex Imaging of the Renal Arteries with Contrast Enhancement
Blebea J, Assadnia S, Hazard WS, Zickler R, McLaughlin PJ, Atnip RG, Zagon IS
The Inhibitory Effect of Nicotine on In Vivo Angiogenesis
Blebea J, Volteas N, Neumyer M, Ingraham J, Daswon K, Assadnia S, Anderson K, Atnip R
Contrast Enhanced Duplex Ultrasound Imaging of the Mesenteric Arteries
Wilson SR, Atnip RG, Singh H, Wilson RH, Zang WA
Ultrasound and Computed Tomography-Guided Thrombin Injection of a Type 2 Endoleak
J Vasc Ultrasound 33(1):23-25, 2009

Honors and Awards

America's Top Doctors (Castle-Connolly) 2001-2009 Best Doctors in America 2005-2009 University Physicians Committee, Quality Committee-Preoperative Assessment Process (Chairman) Faculty Professionalism/Humanism in Surgery Award, 2008, Penn State Hershey Medical Center