Dr. David Watts, MD

Dr. David Watts, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. David Watts, MD is a general surgery specialist in Provo, UT and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences in 1985 and specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.

3550 N University Ave Ste 250

Provo, UT 84604

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 90% of peers
more than 71% of peers
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
more than 24% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Watts "You, the patient, are the most important person to our practice. We are committed to providing the best possible medical care. Excellence is our goal. We have worked to provide a full range of service and have highly trained and knowledgeable staff who have been together for some ten years plus. We look forward to being part of your medical team."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

9  Conditions Treated

19  Procedures

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  • Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Madigan Amc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Tripler Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. David Watts, MD
Dr. Watts performed a laporoscopic gall bladder removal and I was completely impressed. He took time to talk through procedures, possible concerns and was truly concerned about my overall health and recovery. Dr. Watts has a great bedside manner and made sure our visits were not rushed. I would...Read More
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Donna Terry in Spanish Fork – May 30, 2018
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Dr. Watts saw me on a Friday, assessed my situation and determined that it warranted urgent gallbladder surgery and removal of gall stones from my common bile duct. Saturday the surgery took place. He is very professional, answered all of my questions, was concerned about my pain and overall...Read More
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Donna T in Spanish Fork, UT – Jun 10, 2016
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He is great with his patients. He has great experience and talent to do what he does.
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Utah – Feb 26, 2016
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