Dr. Jay Watsky, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism •  Male • Age 57
  
Dr. Watsky
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Albany Med Ctr Comm Div/ Endo

1365 Washington Ave Ste 300 Albany, NY 12206

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(518) 489-4704

Dr. Jay Watsky, MD is a Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Specialist in Albany, NY and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Watsky has more experience with Reproductive Endocrinology, Thyroid Disorders, and Diabetes than other specialists in his area. He graduated from New York Medical College medical school in 1989. He is affiliated with medical facilities Albany Medical Center Hospital and Albany Memorial Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Watsky to book an appointment.


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Dr. Watsky accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Blue Access (Select Network)-NY
Blue Priority (Select Network)-NY
Empire (Select Network)-NY POS
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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HealthyBlue Advantage
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Open Access Plus
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Watsky

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Watsky treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Watsky treats other conditions, please contact the office at (518) 489-4704.

Reproductive Endocrinology

Reproductive endocrinologists diagnose and treat conditions that contribute to infertility and perform fertility treatments such as in vitro fertilization (IVF), sperm banking, and egg freezing.Compare with other Reproductive Endocrinology specialists.

Dr. Watsky typically treats 88% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Testicular Dysfunction
Female Infertility
Hypopituitarism
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Very High Frequency
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Thyroid Disorders

Thyroid disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the thyroid gland, including hyperparathyroidism, thyroid disease, and thyroid nodules.Compare with other Thyroid Disorders specialists.

Dr. Watsky typically treats 82% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 12 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Goiter
Thyroid Disease
Hypothyroidism
Thyroid Cancer
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Diabetes

Diabetes specialists manage and treat a range of diabetes-related conditions including type 1 and type 2 diabetes and diabetic ketoacidosis through procedures such as continuous glucose monitoring and insulin therapy.Compare with other Diabetes specialists.

Dr. Watsky typically treats 85% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetes Type 1
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Gonadal Endocrine Disorders

Gonadal endocrine disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the reproductive and sex glands, including polycystic ovary syndrome, Turner syndrome, and gynecomastia, most often through hormone replacement therapy.Compare with other Gonadal Endocrine Disorders specialists.

Dr. Watsky typically treats 66% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Testicular Dysfunction
Gynecomastia
Normal Frequency
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Dr. Watsky's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Klinefelter Syndrome
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Precocious Puberty
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Retina Diseases
  • Rickets
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Dr. Watsky's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Watsky

3.1

Based on 19 ratings

5 Stars
47.36842105263158%
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4 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
1 Star
42.10526315789474%
(8)
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May 03, 2019
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This is a great practice. The level of attention given to patients by every member of the staff is impressive. These people take customer service very seriously. I hardley ever wait more than five minutes before being seen. Dr. Watsky is very thorough and even keeled, and has instilled confidence over the years while helping me manage several chronic conditions very sucessfully.
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  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Mike S in Greenport, NY – May 01, 2018
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I found my experience with Dr. Watsky to be one if the best I've had with an MD in awhile. I felt he was truly concerned about my wellbeing and I left feeling hopeful; which is something I haven't felt regarding my health in quite awhile. I would recommend Dr. Watsky to anyone.
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Lorri Couse in Altamont, NY 12009 – Jun 14, 2017
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VERY SHORT DOES NOT EXPLAIN EVERYTHING SEEMS KINDA SHORT. THE STAFF IS AWFUL DON,T THINK THEY ARE GONNA CALL YOU BACK THE WON,T . THE STAFF SCHEDULING IS ABSOLUTELY AWFUL THEY DON.T CARE IF YOU CALL 10 TIMES THEY ARE NOT CALLING YOU BACK TIL THEY GET AROUND TO IT MAYBE IN 2 WEEKS YOU NEED TO FOLLOW UP YOUR SELF FOR MAKING TEST HAPPEN THEY SURE DONT
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Albany, NY – Mar 11, 2016
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Quietly, Dr. Watsky has proven himself to be one of the most competent and caring physicians I have ever known. I am grateful to have him in my life, and my life has been much improved by him.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Jay Watsky, MD is a Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Specialist in Albany, NY and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Watsky...Read more

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

Education

1997
Albany Memorial Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1992
David Grant USAF Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1990
David Grant USAF Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1989
New York Medical College
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Albany Med Ctr Comm Div/ Endo

Endocrine Group1365 Washington Ave Ste 300 Albany, NY 12206
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Albany Medical Center Hospital

Albany, NY

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

Albany Memorial Hospital

Albany, NY

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

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