Dr. Joseph R. Watkins, MD

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Specializes in Neurology • Male • Age 60

1055 N 300 W Suite 404
Provo, UT 84604
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Dr. Watkins' Experience

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Dr. Watkins' Specialties

Procedures Dr. Watkins Performs

Conditions Dr. Watkins Treats

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
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Hospital Quality

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American Fork Hospital
170 North 1100 East
American Fork, UT 84003
Utah Valley Regional Medical Center
1034 North 500 West
Provo, UT 84604

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Watkins

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
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Joseph R Watkins MD
1055 N 300 W Suite 404
Provo, UT 84604
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    Dr. Watkins' Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Neurology

    Board Certifications

    • Neurology, 2010
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    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
    • EMG (Electromyography)
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
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    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Concussion
    • Convulsions
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Diplopia
    • Dystonia
    • Epilepsy
    • Essential Tremor
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Headache
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Migraine
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Myasthenia Gravis
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Polymyositis
    • Post-Concussion Syndrome
    • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Stenosis
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    • Stroke
    • Syncope
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Tremor
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vertigo
    • Visual Field Defects
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    Background Check for Dr. Watkins

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Baylor University
    Graduated in 1982

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Ut Med Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Watkins & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Watkins' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Watkins has admitting privileges:

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    • American Fork Hospital

    • Utah Valley Regional Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Watkins

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Watkins to family and friends

    24 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Watkins' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    23 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    24 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    24 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 24 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Watkins
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    24 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    24 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    24 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    24 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Watkins accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Joseph R Watkins MD
    1055 N 300 W Suite 404
    Provo, UT 84604
    (801) 357-7401 (Office)
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