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Dr. Robert Watson II, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 55

Dr. Watson II

Robert Watson Surgery

15 McCabe Dr Ste 203 Reno, NV 89511

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Dr. Robert Watson II, MD is a general surgery specialist in Reno, NV and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of Nevada School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in general surgery and laparoscopic surgery.


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(775) 335-2044

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Background Check

1 disciplinary action Found
  • Failure to keep adequate medical records (6/7/2019)View details
1 malpractice claim Found
  • Settlement (7/7/2014)View details
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Dr. Watson II's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Excision of Skin Lesion
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Dr. Watson II performs Excision of Skin Lesion more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Watson II performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Inguinal Hernia
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Dr. Watson II treats Inguinal Hernia more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Watson II treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Cholecystitis and Gallstones
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson II treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Watson II treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gallstones

Dr. Watson II's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abscess
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • Debridement
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
  • 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
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypertension
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Intussusception
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Obesity
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Abscess
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Paralytic Ileus
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Perirectal Abscess
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

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 ...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1999
Lehigh Valley Hospital
Residency Hospital
1994
University Of Nevada School Of Medicine
Medical School
1990
University of Nevada, Reno
Undergraduate School
1999
1994
1990

Dr. Watson II's Reviews

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Dr. Watson is seriously one of a kind. He is the kindest and most compassionate surgeon I have ever met in my life and he truely cares about his patients. I was scheduled to have my gallbladder removed by him and had an insurance issue and had to wait a little longer than anticipated before I would be able to get the procedure and he called me and went over some things I could do to avoid any further discomfort and gave me his cell phone number to call him directly if I had any questions .
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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 with him because of this, even though he did not perform surgery. His office rates are reasonable and hes extremely patient and knowledgeable about preventative medicine.
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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 always available when needed. Dr. Watson is number 1 in mine and my families book. I would recommend him 100%.
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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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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 his office staff is excellent.
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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 in detail on my first visit and promptly scheduled me for surgery. It all went well and to my surprise after only spending one night in the hospital he called to check on me at home daily for a week!
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It was such a pleasure to be a patient of Dr. Watson, he is excellent at what he does and provided the absolute best care. I felt treated as a whole person, and he made me feel comfortable with his treatment and knowledge throughout my appointment. Everyone at his office takes the time to be caring even while maintaining a very efficient office. I would definitely recommend this practice, Dr. Watson is someone you should consider visiting.
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Professional, personable excellent care. Addressed and answered all my questions. I have recommended Dr. Watson to others. He is simply the best.
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Dr. Watson recently performed hernia surgery on me. This was the third surgery that I have requested to be performed by Dr. Watson over the last seven years . I have found him to be very caring, forthright with his procedural explanations and post surgical follow up and highly recommend him.
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Dr. Watson was extremely professional, taking extra time to understand my medical condition and addressing my concerns. I would highly recommend him to my friends and family. Kay Jensen
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Dr. Watson saved my Mom's life and since then has taken care of her when Mom had recurring complications from wounds slow to heal. His wife works with him. She will answer her phone consistently and she always returns my call if I have to leave a message. They both really care about their patients. I absolutely recommend them.
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Hey Dr. Watson can you please give me call as soon as possible it's urgent I talk with you this is Aroya Morgan the young lady you spoke with earylier I don't wanna jeopardizemy chances of going home to my son so please e-mail me back my e-mail is Aroya 23@gmail.com I'll really appreciate it alot
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Dr Watson is an excellent Doctor. I recently had him repair a hernia and I'm very pleased with his service .He was very knowledgeable and listen to all my concerns with the procedure. His office staff did a great job with scheduling my procedure and taking care of the necessary paperwork I needed for my job.
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Dr. Watson took care of my very ill husband and he performed a very complicated surgery with lifesaving outcomes. My family and I are so deeply grateful for his thorough daily visits, his spending time explaining and answering all our questions, and giving us his cell phone number in case we had more questions or concerns. He went above and beyond the call of duty. Norma G.
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