Dr. Christopher Watson, MD

Dr. Christopher Watson, MD

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Age 46
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Dr. Christopher Watson, MD is a general surgery specialist in Columbia, SC and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Mercer University School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in general surgery and critical care surgery.

9 Richland Medical Park Dr Ste 450

Columbia, SC 29203

Contact Information

(803) 434-8800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Pain
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more than 5% of peers
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
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more than 5% of peers
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
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more than 5% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

13  Conditions Treated

13  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Mercer University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Palmetto Health Alliance
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University Of Virginia Health Sciences Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Watson's Reviews

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I Highly recommend Dr Watson. He performed emergency surgery on me and he was incredible. His quiet personality made me more calm. He explains everything thoroughly and truly cares for his patients. I could go on and on about him. He was incredible! Best bedside manners, Keeps family informed and...Read More
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Dr. Watson performed an emergency debridement on my husband at Palmetto Health Richland to eradicate a dangerous diabetic infection in his abdomen. He thoroughly explained the procedure and put us at ease. His first priority was helping my husband. He even called my mother in law out of town and...Read More
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