Dr. Robert Watson II, MD

Dr. Robert Watson II, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(26)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Watson II, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Reno, NV. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 19 years.Read his story

15 McCabe Dr Ste 203

Reno, NV 89511

Contact Information

(775) 335-2044

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Inguinal Hernia
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more than 5% of peers
Obesity
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more than 5% of peers
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
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more than 5% of peers

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Dr. Watson II's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Watson II "Dr. Robert Watson is a board-certified general surgeon in the Reno area. He offers same-day surgeries for a variety of conditions, including hernias, gallbladder issues, and some skin conditions. As a former gastric bypass surgeon, he also currently offers counseling and medical management plans for weight loss patients. Dr. Watson was raised by a military medic and has always viewed medicine as a means of helping people and making their lives easier. He prides himself on his patient-oriented approach to medicine and takes his time listening to each patient so he can fully understand their condition and how he can help."
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abscess
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Appendicitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypertension
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intussusception
  • Lipomas
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Obesity
  • Pancreatic Abscess
  • Paralytic Ileus
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Perirectal Abscess
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Debridement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal

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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 7/7/2014
    Amount or Range: $325,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: Patient alleges the insured negligently performed a colorectal anastomosis, resulting in her colon being connected to her vaginal wall.
    State: Nevada
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

  • University Of Nevada, Reno
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of Nevada School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Lehigh Valley Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Watson II has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Watson II has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Watson II's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Watson II to family and friends
4.2
based on 26 total reviews (13 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Watson II's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

Reno, NV |
I recently had a hospital stay and it was possible that I may have needed surgery. Although I didn’t have surgery, Dr. Watson saw me every day and answered all of my questions about my condition. He was by far the most conscientious and attentive physician involved, and I chose to do my follow up...more
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in Elko, NV |
Dr. Watson is the best hands down. He saved my life. He cares for his patients and goes above and beyond for us. He has always been available to answer any question or concerns during the whole process of surgery. I’m also very grateful for Tina, she has been there from the very beginning and...more
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in Reno, NV |
Fantastic. Responsive, caring, skilled, went the extra mile to get me a same-day surgery to remove a foreign object in my foot. Much gratitude.
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in Reno, NV |
Dr. Watson inspires immediate trust. His personability, clarity and willingness to give clear explanations and expectations let me know I was in good hands. I felt safe with him and personally connected with. The surgery itself was without incident. I was seen promptly at the appointed times. And...more
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in Coleville, CA |
I was referred to Dr. Watson for stomach problems, which included a hernia, previous acid reflux surgery and gall bladder. I was very pleased I was able to get into see him in a short time period. He reviewed my test reports beforehand and he explained the procedures that I needed to have done...more
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This provider offers the following appointment availability:
Same Day
Next Day
Dr. Watson II accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Watson II has admitting privileges

Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center
235 W 6th St
Reno, NV 89503
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Renown South Meadows Medical Center
10101 Double R Blvd
Reno, NV 89521
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Renown Regional Medical Center
1155 Mill St
Reno, NV 89502
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