Dr. Richard Watson, MD

Dr. Richard Watson, MD

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Urology  ·  
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76 y/o
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Dr. Richard Watson, MD is an urology specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has been practicing for 50 years. He specializes in urology.

Hackensack University Medical Center

360 Essex St Ste 403

Hackensack, NJ 07601
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

Learn about Dr. Watson

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Top Care Areas

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

Prostatitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Watson'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Watson "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person."

1  Specialties

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

54  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Georgetown University
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Tripler Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Watson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2016 Five Star Recipient for Prostate Removal Surgery

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Dr. Watson's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Watson to family and friends
5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Watson'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

    10 to 15 minutes
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