Dr. Mitchell Watanabe, MD
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Dr. Mitchell Watanabe, MD

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Family Medicine | Male

Biography

Dr. Watanabe was always intrigued by medicine because his father was a pharmacist who worked with many physicians. He enjoys interacting with his patients, and finds each one unique. Dr. Watanabe is board certified in family medicine.

Dr. Watanabe spends most of his free time with his wife and two daughters. He also enjoys swimming, hiking and many other sports.

Dr. Watanabe is also an Assistant Clinical Professor in Family Medicine at UC Irvine.

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Dr. Watanabe's Reviews

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based on 8 total surveys (4 with reviews)
Dr. Watanabe'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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Reviews (4)
in STANTON CALIFORNIA |
DEFINITLY I DO RECOMMEND HIM TO ALL MY FRIENDS AND FAMILLY MEMBERS. HE IS THE BEST
in Lake Forest |
Dr. Watanabe has been my primary care physician for over 25yrs. His "bedside manner" is awesome-remembering key events/people in my life and taking the time to connect with me before conducting my physical. He always washes his hands before and after exams, shares high level feedback and solutions. His staff is very professional and efficient. Every year, I consider it a honor to renew my choice with my insurance for him as my primary physician.
in Santa Ana, CA |
Dr. Watanabe is the best that I have gone yo in 26 years. He is knowledgeable, personable, bslues your time, listens to you snd includes you in your options regarding your health. I would recommend him to anyone. I got him by accident because my physician passed away at the same Medical Group. I didn't think I would find a doctor that could replace her and even be better with me personally.
Hillsboro |
Very caring and sincere. He takes his job seriously. If you need surgery, he will assist the surgeon if you want him there. He has literally saved my life. I trust him and my children always send along a message when I have an appointment with him. They always want to convey how much they appreciate how well he takes care of their mom. He's just a great all around human being.
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Dr. Watanabe says...

Dr. Watanabe was always intrigued by medicine because his father was a pharmacist who worked with many physicians. He enjoys interacting with his patients, and finds each one unique. Dr. Watanabe is board certified in family medicine.

Dr. Watanabe spends most of his free time with his wife and two daughters. He also enjoys swimming, hiking and many other sports.

Dr. Watanabe is also an Assistant Clinical Professor in Family Medicine at UC Irvine.

Dr. Watanabe's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Family Medicine
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Conditions Treated

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Autonoma De Guadalajara-School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    University of California Irvine Medical Center

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    University of California Irvine Medical Center

    Completed in 1989

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine

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