Dr. James Watson, MD

Dr. James Watson, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. James Watson, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med in 1999 and specializes in pain medicine, clinical neurophysiology, and more.

200 1st Street South West

Rochester, MN 55905

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 93% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
more than 89% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine

4  Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Confusion
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Syncope
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo


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9  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Watson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Watson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Watson to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Watson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

this Doctor does not care and will harm your health and well being. then will lie to cover his misstake.
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