Dr. Walter Watkins, MD

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Specializes in Emergency Medicine • Male • Age 60

3000 Hospital Blvd
Roswell, GA 30076
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Dr. Watkins' Specialties

  • Emergency Medicine

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Hospital Quality

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North Fulton Hospital
3000 Hospital Blvd
Roswell, GA 30076

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
NORTH FULTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL
NORTH FULTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL
3000 Hospital Blvd
Roswell, GA 30076
VITKINS WEIGHT LOSS CLINIC
601 Fleming St Ste E
Dalton, GA 30721
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    Dr. Watkins' Experience

    Specialties

    • Emergency Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Emergency Medicine
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    Procedures Dr. Watkins Performs

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    Background Check for Dr. Watkins

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med
    Graduated in 1982

    Residency Hospital

    Naval Reg Med Center
    Shands Jacksonville Med Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Watkins & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Watkins' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.8
    • 4 responses

    3.8 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Watkins to family and friends

    3.8 out of 5

    4 responses

    Dr. Watkins' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4 out of 5

    4 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.3 out of 5

    4 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    3 responses

    Experience with Dr. Watkins

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.8 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4 out of 5

    4 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.3 out of 5

    4 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Watkins accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

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    • Humana
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medicaid
    • Medico
    • Meritain Health
    • MultiPlan
    • MVP Health Care
    • National Elevator
    • Pekin Insurance
    • Tricare
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    Office Locations

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    NORTH FULTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL
    3000 Hospital Blvd
    Roswell, GA 30076
    (770) 751-2567 (Office)
    (770) 751-2567 (Fax)
    B
    VITKINS WEIGHT LOSS CLINIC
    601 Fleming St Ste E
    Dalton, GA 30721
    C
    76 Highland Pavilion Ct Ste 149
    Hiram, GA 30141
    (770) 222-3318 (Office)
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