Dr. Laurence Watkins, MD

Dr. Laurence Watkins, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 72
Dr. Laurence Watkins, MD is a cardiology specialist in Port Saint Lucie, FL and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from McMaster University in 1975 and specializes in cardiology.

1801 SE Hillmoor Dr Ste C-208

Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna

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Top Care Areas

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 92% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 90% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

30  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • McMaster University
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Royal Victoria Hospital/McGill University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • McMaster University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Nc Meml Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • University Nc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Watkins to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Watkins' 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 (3)

I believe Dr. Watkins retired the end of 2015 and did not let his patient know of his decision which came as a total surprise when I went for my check up this year. During the 2016 visit, the staff was poorly trained, the office was not up the standard of a Doctor's office and the equipment used...more
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I had a Poorly read EKG but I did have an abnormal rhythm But I was Ready to Die, LOL...This Physician is Absolutely Brilliant he handled me with the greatest of ease and answer "All" my questions. On a zero to Ten scale with ten being the highest/best I give this honorable man a 100. and a Forever...more
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Excellent,need more Doctors like him. Caring ,thorough,listened to my problems and solved them.
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