Robert Atkins

1930 - 2003

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Robert Coleman Atkins (October 17, 1930 – April 17, 2003) was an American physician and cardiologist, best known for the Atkins Diet, which requires close control of carbohydrate consumption and emphasizes protein and fat as the primary sources of dietary calories in addition to a controlled number of carbohydrates from vegetables. The commercial success of Atkins' diet plan led Time to name the doctor a person of the year in 2002. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Atkins has received more than 21,987 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Robert Atkins is the 419th most popular physician (down from 404th in 2019), the 4,892nd most popular biography from United States (up from 5,445th in 2019) and the 50th most popular American Physician.

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Among physicians, Robert Atkins ranks 419 out of 509Before her are Andrew Yao, Peter C. Gøtzsche, Julius Friedrich Cohnheim, Richard Leach Maddox, Friedrich von Berchtold, and Rutherford Alcock. After her are Erik Adolf von Willebrand, Thomas Francis Wade, Oswaldo Cruz, Ennio Antonelli, Joel Roberts Poinsett, and Helen B. Taussig.

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Among people born in 1930, Robert Atkins ranks 290Before her are Egon Bondy, Kjell Eugenio Laugerud García, Theodore Edgar McCarrick, Giuliano Montaldo, Marco Pannella, and Jean Tabary. After her are Sandra Day O'Connor, Suraphol Sombatcharoen, Hector Bianciotti, Christian Tumi, Arsenio Iglesias, and Shel Silverstein. Among people deceased in 2003, Robert Atkins ranks 173Before her are Walter J. Ong, Dorothee Sölle, Henryk Jabłoński, Wolfgang Larrazábal, Jeanne Crain, and Blaga Dimitrova. After her are Harold Scott MacDonald Coxeter, Rie Mastenbroek, Adam Osborne, Saifuddin Azizi, Gregory Hines, and Daishiro Yoshimura.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Atkins ranks 4,892 out of 15,968Before her are Christina Hendricks (1975), Peter Facinelli (1973), John Wesley Shipp (1955), Edmund Wilson (1895), Jason Alexander (1959), and Raymond Cruz (1961). After her are Carl Scarborough (1914), Rikky von Opel (1947), Sandra Day O'Connor (1930), Alan Lomax (1915), Carlos Bernard (1962), and Scott LaFaro (1936).

Among PHYSICIANS In United States

Among physicians born in United States, Robert Atkins ranks 50Before her are Gregg L. Semenza (1956), Charles Best (1899), William Kaelin Jr. (1957), Mehmet Oz (1960), Vivien Thomas (1910), and Thomas Horsfield (1773). After her are Joel Roberts Poinsett (1779), Helen B. Taussig (1898), Barnum Brown (1873), Benjamin Rush (1745), Leila Denmark (1898), and Charles W. Gilmore (1874).