Dr. Gene Watterson Jr, MD

Dr. Gene Watterson Jr, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Gene Watterson Jr, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of South Alabama / College Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in rheumatology.

1801 Gadsden Hwy

Birmingham, AL 35235

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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

39  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

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Education

  • University Of South Alabama / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Carraway Methodist Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Al Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Watterson Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Watterson Jr

3.6

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
56.52173913043478%
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4 Stars
8.695652173913043%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
(1)
1 Star
30.434782608695652%
(7)

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Very thorough and attentive, not in a hurry. He didn't just treat me like a number. He was very caring & concerned about my health. He's not a Dr. who believes in just giving me another pill to mask the pain, which I really appreciated! He's very knowledgeable about fibromyalgia & I learned some...Read More
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Wanda Poland in Jacksonville, AL – Sep 15, 2016
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I have Degenerative arthritis and Fibromyalgia .All he wanted to do was a sleep study and,pray for me.I appreciate and like him praying for me,but I went to get some kind of treatment and he wouldn't do anything
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Mama in Springville, Alabama – Sep 12, 2016
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I would not recommend Dr. Watterson because he pushes his opinions onto patients. If the patient has a complaint or concern he gets rude and dismisses them. And I am speaking from personal experience.
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Collinsville, AL – Dec 25, 2015
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