Healthcare for the Entire Family

Atkinson Family Practice in Amherst

Atkinson Family Practice is your medical home. Located in Amherst and now Northampton, we balance a science-based approach to health and wellness with an attitude of fun, compassion, and openness. Here, you’re more than just a patient—you’re part of our family. We look forward to caring for you and yours. Let us tell you more about ourselves and our partnership with patientss seeking their best health. You can find more info about our policies here!


We have telehealth visits. Whenever possible we are happy to accommodate patients by scheduling visits remotely. Please visit the Co-Pay/Televisit Information page for more information!


Atkinson Family Practice now has an email dedicated for any referral-related questions and comments.  Please send all referral related messages to referrals@

AFP will be closed on Monday, July 4. We will be open on Saturday, July 2 for our urgent care hours and will re-open on Tuesday, July 5 during normal business hours -- 8am-7pm in Amherst and 8am-6pm in Northampton.  Have a fun and safe holiday weekend!


Quick PSA Announcement--Please check your appointment reminders so you come to the correct office for your doctor's visits.  Call our office if you're not sure where your provider will be seeing you.  Thanks!

The pediatric Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for children 6 months to 4 years of age. We will have the approved vaccine available in both offices starting June 23! Please contact either office to book an appointment by calling 413-549-8400 or emailing

Make sure to add our launch party for Emsella and EmFemme to your calendar! It will be July 20 from 5:30-7:30pm in our Amherst office. You can see the Emsella chair and learn more about the new EmFemme 360--and even try out the Emsella chair! You can find out more about treatments for incontinence, pelvic strengthening and vaginal rejuvenation. We will have raffles with prizes, food, drink and more!
Don't miss this party! But you have to RSVP to get on our exclusive guest list! Contact us at Here's to Pelvic Power! July 20 from 5:30-7:30pm. RSVP to

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If you must cancel any appointment, including all group medical visits, please note the following policy:  All cancellations require a 48 hour notice.  If you do not cancel within that timeframe you will be charged a $50 no show/late fee.  DO NOT leave a voicemail over the weekend.  This will not be accepted as a 48 hour notice. You need to call or email the office on the Friday before.

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Atkinson Family Practice offers cutting-edge, evidence-based care with a personal, warm, whole-family approach.