Dr. Dottie Watson, MD

Dr. Dottie Watson, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 65
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Dottie Watson, MD is a maternal-fetal medicine doctor who practices in Slingerlands, NY. She is 65 years old and has been practicing for 34 years.

1240 New Scotland Rd Ste 100

Slingerlands, NY 12159

Contact Information

(518) 475-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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Pregnancy Ultrasound
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
very high
more than 98% of peers
Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
normal
more than 43% of peers

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Specialties

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Maternal & Fetal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Breech Position
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Placenta Previa
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Yeast Infections
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Procedures

  • Amniocentesis
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Tufts Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Cleveland Metro Genl/U Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • U Tenn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Watson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Watson does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Watson and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Watson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Watson to family and friends
1.5
based on 13 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Watson's Performance

Trustworthiness
POOR
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
POOR
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Albany, NY |
At 16 weeks she told me my child would be too large for a natural child birth. At follow up u/s she informed me his kidneys weren't developing normally and he would require emergency surgery right after birth. I refused subsequent u/s and had a full term, 7lb 14oz son naturally with no kidney...more
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Latham, NY |
Incompetent, insensitive monster. She needs to retire. Told me to terminate my pregnancy because I was going to have a mutant who wouldn't survive long outside the womb. Who tells someone this at 23 weeks? I was inconsolable and sobbing for a week. She made it sound like termination was my...more
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Albany, NY |
She is a very rude and aggressive person. Told me repeatedly that I'm fat and she can't see things well on ultrasound. This last appointment she told me my baby was going to die because I'm not checking my blood sugar 4 times a day. She has the worst approach ever and does nothing to help just make...more
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Albany, NY |
Worst bedside manner, no compassion, does not explain anything, and condescending. Worst experience I've ever had with a Dr.
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in Albany, NY |
I have had numerous pregnancy losses and Dr. Watson seems to not care one bit as she engages with mee during this one. She has no bedside manner, and doesn't explain ANYTHING she is doing during an exam. When you ask questions every answer is snarky and condescending. I was very disappointed. ...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Watson accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Watson has admitting privileges

Saint Peter's Hospital
315 S Manning Blvd
Albany, NY 12208
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