Dr. Benjamin Watson, MD

Dr. Benjamin Watson, MD

Geriatric Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
(32)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Benjamin Watson, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Savannah, GA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

1326 Eisenhower Dr

Savannah, GA 31406

Contact Information

(912) 691-4100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Watson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Liver Function Test
very high
more than 98% of peers
Wellness Examination
very high
more than 95% of peers
Cholesterol Screening
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Internal Medicine Residency
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Watson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Watson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Watson to family and friends
3.3
based on 32 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Watson's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY 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 (6)

Dr. Watson is a very humble thorough physician that goes above and beyond. He is not my primary care physician, but I was lucky enough to get an appointment with him when I was very sick. He was able to not only accurately diagnose and treat my symptoms; he made sure I had a referral to the...more
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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.
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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.
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In my one visit, Dr. Watson appeared to be extremely burned out and demonstrated a lack of compassion and empathy. Very disappointed.
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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...more
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