Dr. Elise Hughes-Watkins, MD
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Dr. Elise Hughes-Watkins, MD

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Internal Medicine | Female

Biography

Dr. Elise Hughes-Watkins, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Walnut Creek, CA. She is 59 years old and has been practicing for 18 years. Dr. Hughes-Watkins is affiliated with John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek and John Muir Medical Center - Concord.

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    Dr. Hughes-Watkins' Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hughes-Watkins to family and friends
    3.5
    based on 17 total surveys (4 with reviews)
    Dr. Hughes-Watkins' Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      VERY GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      GOOD
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      31 to 45 minutes
    Patient Reviews (4)
    in Walnut Creek, ca |
    Dr Hughes Watkins has made my 95 year old Mother Wait to see her in her office for two hours on numerous occasions....find a different doctor.
    in Concord, CA |
    she always spends as much time as necessary to give you the BEST care she can
    in Danville, ca |
    She signed a medical directive to allow a woman who took my 99 years old father in law to visit her to be his agent. On the directive the woman appointed herself, indicated that my in law does not want to prolong his life ( and the family all know he has the strongest desire to live forever). The issue is; my father in law does not understand English and dr. Watkins does not understand Chinese, that woman is the only person doing the interpretation with no others present. Imagine the problem!
    Danville, CA |
    She is arrogant, negligent and omnipotent. And as a result she misdiagnosed back pain for over 6 months only to find out after many tequests for an MRI that there was a large tumor on the spine called cancer.
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    Dr. Hughes-Watkins' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
    •  Board certified in Internal Medicine
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    Board Certifications

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    • Internal Medicine

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    Education

    • Medical School
      Eastern Virginia Medical School Of The Medical College Of Hampton Roads

      Graduated in 1999

    • Residency Hospital
      Va Commonwealth University McV School Med

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Danish

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    Specialties

    • Internal Medicine

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