Dr. Neil Watkins, MD

Dr. Neil Watkins, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Neil Watkins, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Gary, IN and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College and specializes in ophthalmology.

2318 W 5th Ave

Gary, IN 46404

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
high
more than 83% of peers
Posterior Scleritis
normal
more than 98% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
normal
more than 82% 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

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

33  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

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

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Harlem Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • King Drew MC
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Watkins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Watkins' Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Watkins to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Watkins' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

We will never be back! Staff is very rude, they charge up front knowing the insurance will pay most then are hesitant to produce the refund. Very shady! I work for a doctor and we strive in providing a very pleasant atmosphere. We greet our patients, smile and make eye contact, and certainly don't...more
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My Appointment was at 10:30 but didn't get into a a room until about 11:45. There were a lot of people there at the time. Other than the wait, the front desk person was doing about 10,000 tasks, definitely commend her on that. The attitude of the assistant who guided us to the room was very happy,...more
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Dr Watkins by hisself, was great. His office staff could use further training. They are the reason I am giving a 1 star rating. My appointment was not keyed in right and my time was wasted. After 4 weeks of waiting I still haven't received my glasses, the office staff doesn't pick up their phone or...more
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