Dr. Harvey Watts, MD

GastroenterologyMaleAge 81

Dr. Watts

J Alfred Rider MD

350 Parnassus Ave Ste 900 San Francisco, CA 94117

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(415) 759-2121

Dr. Harvey Watts, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in San Francisco, CA and has over 55 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Watts has more experience with Pancreatic Disease than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine medical school in 1966. He is affiliated with medical facilities MarinHealth Medical Center and UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Watts to book an appointment.

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Dr. Watts is affiliated with UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus San Francisco, a highly rated hospital.

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  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Watts

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Watts treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Watts treats other conditions, please contact the office at (415) 759-2121.

Pancreatic Disease

Pancreatic disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the pancreas, such as pancraetitis.Compare with other Pancreatic Disease specialists.

Dr. Watts is experienced in the area of Pancreatic Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Dr. Watts' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anoscopy
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss

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Dr. Watts accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
$0 Cost Share AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual Via Exchange)-CA EPO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze 60 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze 60 D HDHP (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA EPO
Bronze 60 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Bronze 60 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Bronze 60 HDHP (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA EPO
Bronze 60 HDHP AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA EPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze Pathway EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold 80 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Gold 80 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold 80 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
Minimum Coverage D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Minimum Coverage EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X - EPO Network-CA
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum 90 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Platinum 90 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Platinum 90 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Platinum Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Select (PERS Select Providers)-CA PPO
Select PPO (Select Network)-CA PPO
Select-CA PPO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver 70 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO Off Exchange-CA
Silver 73 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 87 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 94 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
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Dr. Watts' Reviews

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5.0

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    One of the best doctors in SF. Caring, compassionate, knowledgeable. I feel like Medicine is not only science to him, but Art. He is a true advocate for his patients. At one point, personally walking me over to a Specialist office so that I would be seen immediately. He takes time to listen!
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    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Harvey Watts, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in San Francisco, CA and has over 55 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Watts has more...Read more

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology

    Board Certifications

    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine

    Education

    U C S F Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1974
    U C S F Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1967
    U C S F Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1966
    Baylor College of Medicine
    Medical School
    ,

    Languages

    • English
    • German

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Does Dr. Harvey Watts, MD accept my insurance?

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    What are Dr. Harvey Watts, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Watts frequently treats Pancreatic Disease. See all practice areas where Dr. Watts specializes.

    Where is Dr. Harvey Watts, MD's office located?

    Dr. Watts' office is located at 350 Parnassus Ave Ste 900, San Francisco, CA 94117. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    What languages does Dr. Harvey Watts, MD speak?

    Dr. Watts speaks German and English. View profile to see all.

    Does Dr. Harvey Watts, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Watts has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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    J Alfred Rider MD350 Parnassus Ave Ste 900 San Francisco, CA 94117
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    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Watts is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

    Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

    MarinHealth Medical Center

    Greenbrae, CA

    66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average

    4 Awards Received

    UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus

    San Francisco, CA

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

    15 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)