Dr. Joseph Watkins, MD

Dr. Joseph Watkins, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. Joseph Watkins, MD is a neurology specialist in Provo, UT and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Baylor Coll Of Med in 1982 and specializes in neurology.

1055 N 300 W Ste 404

Provo, UT 84604

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Confusion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Tremor
very high
more than 99% of peers
Headache
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Watkins's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

60  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

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

  • Baylor Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of Ut Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Watkins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Watkins' Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Watkins to family and friends
30 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Watkins' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Just got off the phone with my wife. Very upset about her treatment by the office staff. If your looking to be belittled, talked down to, or treated like your a drug addict doctor shopping, this is the place for you. Dr Watkins needs to do a staff check before they run off all of his patients. The...more
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I just got off the phone with my wife who is very upset with the treatment she got from your staff. If I could rate it lower I would. She has a disease that she needs pain medication to help through out the day and to sleep at night. She is supposed to take two pills a day and only takes one....more
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PA and Medical Assistant were very kind and helpful, answering questions and taking their time with you. The Dr does not speak coherently, and does not make sense when explaining treatment plans and dosing instructions for meds. When calling, it is difficult to get through to a human being, and...more
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I had to wait an hour and 45 minutes to see Dr. Watkins. My longest wait ever to see a doctor. When I complained about the wait he and his staff made all sorts of lame excuses. Then he bills me seven months later. I would never recommend Dr. Watkins to anybody.
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Dr. Watkins did very minimal testing for neurological conditions and then referred me to the university of Utah, saying he was out of ideas. I asked for specific testing for a condition it's pretty likely I have, and he said it was ruled out, though I've been reading about it for months and know we...more
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