Dr. Joseph C. Watson, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 49

8230 Boone Blvd Ste 360
Vienna, VA 22182
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Dr. Watson:

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Dr. Watson's Experience

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Dr. Watson's Care Philosophy

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
600 Gresham Drive
Norfolk, VA 23507
Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital
1060 1st Colonial Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23454

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Watson

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Cerebrum MD
Tyson's office
8230 Boone Blvd Ste 360
Vienna, VA 22182
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    Dr. Watson's Experience

    Dr. Watson's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Aneurysm Clipping
    • Brain Surgery
    • Brain Tumor Surgery
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Craniotomy
    • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Laminectomy
    • Microdiscectomy
    • Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurosurgical Procedures
    • Peripheral Nerve and Brachial Plexus Reconstruction
    • Pituitary Surgery
    • Skull Base Surgery
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    2
    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Acromegaly
    • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
    • Arteriovenous Malformation
    • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Injury
    • Brain Tumor
    • Carney's Syndrome
    • Cerebral Astrocytoma
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Chiari Malformation Type 1
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Cushing's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Glioma
    • Hemifacial Spasm
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
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    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Pain
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pituitary Disease
    • Pituitary Gland Cancer
    • Pituitary Tumor
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Skull Base Tumor
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
    • von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome
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    Background Check for Dr. Watson

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Virginia.
    • 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

    Univ Of Ca
    Graduated in 1991

    Internship Hospital

    Virginia Commonwealth University McV Campus
    Complete in 1992

    Residency Hospital

    Virginia Commonwealth University McV Campus
    Complete in 1997

    Fellowship Hospital

    Natl Inst Hlth Ninds

    Undergraduate Schools

    Stanford University
    Graduated in 1987
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Watson & Staff

    • English
    • French
    • Spanish
  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. Watson's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Watson has admitting privileges:

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    • Inova Fairfax Hospital

    • Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

    • Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Watson

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Watson to family and friends

    44 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Watson's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    45 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    43 responses
    same as
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    44 responses
    same as
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 41 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Watson
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    44 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    44 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    44 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    44 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Watson accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Cerebrum MD
    Tyson's office
    8230 Boone Blvd Ste 360
    Vienna, VA 22182
    (703) 748-1000 (Office)
    (703) 748-1010 (Fax)
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Watson
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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