Dr. Michael Watterson, MD

Dr. Michael Watterson, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. Michael Watterson, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University in 1995 and specializes in rheumatology.

2410 Patterson St Ste 500

Nashville, TN 37203

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • 5 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Experience Check

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Dr. Watterson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watterson treats Arthritis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Watterson treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watterson treats Fibromyalgia more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Watterson treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watterson treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Watterson treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Watterson's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

Arthritis Specialists of Nashville is committed to providing the community with quality specialized healthcare in an atmosphere of compassion.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

Vanderbilt University Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
Vanderbilt University Med Center
Residency Hospital
Vanderbilt University Med Center
Internship Hospital
1995
The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University
Medical School
1995

Awards

Dr. Watterson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Watterson

2.9

Based on 31 reviews

5 Stars
41.935483870967744%
(13)
4 Stars
3.225806451612903%
(1)
3 Stars
6.451612903225806%
(2)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
48.38709677419355%
(15)

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I wasn't very impressed with him. He rocked back and forth in his chair and pretended he was thinking, but I generally feel like he had already made his mind up about my diagnosis based off of bloodwork alone. This is my 4th time going to a rheumatalogist. I've not been impressed with any of them,...Read More
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I wouldn't recommend this doctor to anyone. He doesn't take time with you, he doesn't listen to what you tell him, he just decides what he thinks is wrong and that's it. I waited 5 months to get in to see him and then he didn't even do any blood work until I had been going for 4 months, and that...Read More
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Access PPO
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ChoiceCare Network
Choice Care (Humana)
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Flexcare
Cigna-HealthSpring
Medicare Choice Plus PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Humana
Choice Care
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
One Health
One Health HMO
One Health POS
One Health PPO
PHCS
PHCS PPO
Signature Health Alliance
Tricare
Prime
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus
Options PPO