Dr. John Watt, MD

Dr. John Watt, MD

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Age 40
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Dr. John Watt, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chandler, AZ and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University in 2008 and specializes in general surgery, critical care surgery, and more.Read his story

485 S Dobson Rd Ste 201

Chandler, AZ 85224

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Watt performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Lung Surgery
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more than 5% of peers
Appendicitis
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more than 5% of peers
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
normal
more than 5% of peers

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Dr. Watt's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Watt "John Watt, MD is a general surgeon with the Trauma and General SurgeryDepartment at Dignity HealthChandler Regional Medical Center. Dr. Watt earned his master of science degree in biotechnology from Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Pennsylvania.He earned his medical doctorate from Thomas Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Watt completed a fellowship in biochemistry at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research inWashington, DC. He was a research scholar in radiation oncology at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed an internship and residency in general surgery at TheUniversity of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, where he also went on to complete a fellowship in surgical critical care and acute care surgery. He has also served as a United States Army Reserve Officer for many years. Dr. Watt has published a number of articles in medical journals and has presented several posters on his research."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Watt "My mission, along with the Dignity Health Medical Group, is to focus on innovative clinical care and the pursuit of excellence through scholarly activities. This allows me to provide patients with state-of-the-art patient services and exceptional patient experiences."

6  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Burn Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

10  Conditions Treated

37  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • McGill University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • University Of Arizona College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University Of Arizona College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • University Of Arizona College Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Watt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Watt's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Watt to family and friends
6 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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  • 3
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Dr. Watt's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr Watt was very thorough, and explained the procedure in detail. He took time to answer all of our questions and address all of our concerns. He took the time to care for his patient. Very professional, I would definitely recommend Dr. Watt.
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Great experience during consult, pre-op, post-op, and follow-up. Definitely my top choice for general and trauma surgery!
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I had my first colonoscopy screening with Dr Watt at the Dignity Chandler regional outpatient surgery facility. I was very impressed with Dr Watt and the whole Dignity Health team. Everything was thoroughly explained in advance and all went on time and according to plan !!
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Dr Watt is an amazing doctor. He has great bed side matters. He operated on me a year ago and my recovery was amazing . You do not see that much when dealing with doctors now a days. He takes his time with you and you never feel rushed. If he doesn't think a test is necessary he will not force you...more
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I joined in Chandler region hospital with acute appendicitis in critical situation. Dr watt took charge and saved my life. He is very efficient and pleasant doctor. his sense of humor is very nice. He has excellent knowledge and a reliable person.
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