Dr. Gregory Watson, DO

General SurgeryMaleAge 54

Dr. Watson
Accepting new patients
1490 E Foremaster Dr Ste 200 Saint George, UT 84790

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(435) 628-1642

Dr. Gregory Watson, DO is a General Surgery Specialist in Saint George, UT. He is affiliated with St. George Regional Hospital - River Road. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Watson to book an appointment.

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Dr. Watson is affiliated with St. George Regional Hospital - River Road St George, a highly rated hospital.

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  • Explains Conditions Well
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Dr. Watson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Inguinal Hernia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Inguinal Hernia more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Watson performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Gallbladder Removal
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson performs Gallbladder Removal more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Watson performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Cholecystectomy, Open
  • da Vinci® Cholecystectomy
  • Single Incision Cholecystectomy

Dr. Watson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Pyloromyotomy
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Watson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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Dr. Watson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Watson

5.0

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Very good experience with my colonoscopy! Very professional yet warm. Highly recommended.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Apr 23, 2021
I met with Dr. Watson after numerous Dr.s had done many things but never fixed my hernia to help my pain. First appointment he listened and showed complete concern. He successfully did surgery and took the pain away. He is one of my all time favorite Dr.s and trust me I have seen a lot!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Monette Dias – Sep 01, 2020
Dr. Watson performed multiple procedures for me. He is an excellent surgeon, personable and answered all of my family's questions. I will not hesitate to use his services again. He is MY surgeon!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Larry C – Jan 23, 2020
Got very good care in an emergency situation
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Oct 05, 2018
Dr. Watson performed hernia surgeries on both my husband and myself. He is an excellent surgeon, personable and well qualified. With my husband’s advanced age and condition, Dr. Watson was conscientious in accommodating my husband’s needs. We will not hesitate to use his services again!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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May 24, 2018
We love Dr Watson. He's very professional and takes time to really know his patients. Both my husband and I have gone to him and have only had great experiences.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Jillian S. in Cedar City, UT – Apr 10, 2017
Dr. Watson did a great job on my hernia surgery. His staff is very knowledgeable and helpful in any questions you might have.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
7 people found this helpful
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Josh P in Santa Clara, Utah – May 13, 2016

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Gregory Watson, DO is a General Surgery Specialist in Saint George, UT. He is affiliated with St. George Regional Hospital - River Road. He is accepting...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Education

Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Gregory Watson, DO accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Gregory Watson, DO's top areas of care?

Dr. Watson frequently treats Inguinal Hernia, Appendectomy, Laparoscopic, and Gallbladder Removal. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Watson treats.

Where is Dr. Gregory Watson, DO's office located?

Dr. Watson's office is located at 1490 E Foremaster Dr Ste 200, Saint George, UT 84790. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

1490 E Foremaster Dr Ste 200 Saint George, UT 84790
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St. George Regional Hospital - River Road

St George, UT

82% Patient Experience Rating, 13% higher than the national average

11 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)