Dr. Benjamin Watson, MD

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Geriatric Medicine | Male

Dr. Benjamin Watson, MD
Dr. Benjamin Watson, MD is a geriatric medicine doctor who practices in Savannah, GA. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. Watson is affiliated with Saint Joseph's Hospital - Savannah, Candler Hospital and Memorial Health University Medical Center.

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Dr. Watson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Watson to family and friends
3.3
based on 31 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Watson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
Savannah, GA |
I have always been impressed with Dr. Watson' thoroughness and professionalism. I have yet to ask a question about a med or a procedure hat I've wondered about for myself that he hasn't already researched and has an answer for. I have recommended him to others a number of times.
in Savannah, GA |
Dr. Watson's staff is always most helpful with anything I ever need for my mom's care. We feel that we are in good hands at South Coast and Dr. Watson has a very patient and caring spirit.
Savannah, GA |
In my one visit, Dr. Watson appeared to be extremely burned out and demonstrated a lack of compassion and empathy. Very disappointed.
Savannah, GA |
The last appointment with the doctor. The nurse took my pressure and my weight. The doctor came in and took my pressure again and change one of my prescriptions. Told me to come back in one month. I did asked him about some other screenings and tests. Above all he is a good doctor, but I did not understand why I came in for my three months check-up for that and ask to come back in one month. I know he has a reason and maybe has some tests for me?
in Savannah, GA |
Dr Watson has been my doctor for over 20 years. In the beginning he used to listen and was compassionate. Lately that has all changed. He was rude and did not take my symptoms seriously. I am just on here looking for a new primary doctor but felt compelled to share my experience
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Dr. Watson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Geriatric Medicine
  •  Board certified in Geriatric Medicine and Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

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Education

  • Medical School
    Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    Internal Medicine Residency

    Completed in 1988

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

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