Dr. Robert Watson, MD

Dr. Robert Watson, MD

CardiologyMaleAge 66

Cardiology

Dr. Robert Watson, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Horsham, PA and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Watson has extensive experience in Cardiac Electrical System Procedures. He graduated from University Of Louisville School Of Medicine in 1982. He is affiliated with Jefferson Abington Hospital. His office accepts new patients.

Locations

Abington Medical Specialists

Abington Medical Specialists118 Welsh Rd Unit B Horsham, PA 19044
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Dr. Watson's Reviews

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Everything that I could possibly want is taken care of. Their routine is very well organized.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Bernie D. – Jun 10, 2021
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Caring, pleasant, easy to talk to.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Barbara H. – Apr 19, 2021
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Dr. Watson: Comprehensive Heart Failure Program at Abington Hospital I was diagnosed with Heart Failure a year ago in March 2020. I have been a patient at the Comprehensive Heart Failure Program at Abington Hospital since then. The Dr.s, Nurses and Support Staff have all been exceptional, giving me their time and expertise along with comfort and care throughout this situation. They take into consideration everything including mental health, which I learned first hand can be affected by heart failure. They also take the time to learn about you, your lifestyle, the things you love to do and need to be able to do in order to live a happy life within the scope of your illness. I am forever grateful to all the staff at the Heart Failure Program for helping me be able to get back to my old self and enjoy the things I love to do.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Linden McGilloway – Apr 15, 2021
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I can't say enough" about just how I always feel seeing Dr. Watson. What a out standing person he is. The time he spends makes you feel and know that he understands you and wants the best for you. Thank you. Martha
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Martha in Willow Grove pa. – Mar 02, 2018
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Wow!!! Best doctor I’ve ever been to!!! I love Dr. Watson! He is knowledgeable, friendly, and has a very courteous staff. Also, the nurse practitioner, Kelli Biggans, is great too! She was very informative, approachable, and listened to my concerns before giving me answers. Thanks for taking such good care of me.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Cristina Day in Willow Grove, PA – Nov 07, 2017
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I've been a patient of Dr. Watson for years. He's a great doctor, friendly and professional. I would recommend him highly.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Mike in Philadelphia, PA – Apr 12, 2017
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very good MD
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Louise Kleinman in Elkins park PA ..... – Feb 06, 2017
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Dr. Watson is an excellent diagnostician and dedicated to quality care and highest professional medical services. This is the office you want to make your appointment with if you want to feel safe and secure in your future health concerns and your treatment options.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Robert E. Romanelli PhD in Huntingdon Valley, PA – Nov 24, 2016
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Dr. Watson is the most professional, knowledgeable, TO THE POINT Doctor one could ask for especially dealing with the heart. I was sent to the ER at Abington Hospital with some minor pain-DR. Watson explained to me what test I needed to receive ASAP and what he though my concerns/problems were. I returned 2 weeks later after the test--he greeted me with confidence and explained how the procedure would be performed. All went GREAT. Left the next day. Thanks you again Dr. Watson- you are the BEST!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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JOHN BARTON in WYNCOTE, PA – Aug 04, 2016
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Kept my husband alive and functional for many years.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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harvey rosen in Wyncote, PA – Jul 07, 2016
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Doctor Watson is an exceptional Cardiologist. He is a compassionate doctor who has a calming demeanor and makes his patients feel secure. He takes as much time as needed with his patients and answers all questions and concerns. You never feel rushed with Dr. Watson and his bedside manner is exceptional. He remembers who you are and makes you feel important . This is a trait that is missing in many healthcare practices. I would highly recommend him to anyone needing cardiac care.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Maria Sirolli in Glenside Pa – Jun 24, 2016
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I believe Dr. Watson has kept me alive for the past 14 years. From my first procedure, he has has always been there to support me and my family, answer questions and provide advice. He is professional, friendly and very knowledgeable. I would recommend him to anyone who has cardic issues.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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William D Markert Jr. in Philadelphia, PA – Jun 21, 2016
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Stop looking around. Just get an appt. with the best team around.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Bruce D in Warminster, PA – Jun 18, 2016
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Dr. Watson is wonderful!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Linda Flynn in Philadelphia, PA – Apr 27, 2016
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I see a lot of Doctors and Dr. Watson by far is the most professional I see. He actually listens to you and answers all your questions. I never feel hurried through the appointment. I wish all my Doctors would act like Dr. Watson.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Christopher in Philadelphia, PA – Jan 21, 2016
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Watson

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Watson treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Watson treats other conditions, please contact the office at (215) 305-8645.

Cardiac Electrical System Procedures

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Cardiac Electrical System Procedures specialists.

Dr. Watson is experienced in the area of Cardiac Electrical System Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

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Dr. Watson
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Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Echocardiography
Cardioversion, Elective
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Check Dr. Watson's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Watson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Liver Cancer
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unstable Angina
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Septal Defect

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Watson, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Horsham, PA and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Watson has extensive experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Women's Health Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

Hahnemann University Hospital (MCP/Drexel)
Fellowship Hospital
1982
University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best way to schedule an appointment with Dr. Robert Watson, MD?

New patients may call (215) 305-8645 to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Robert Watson, MD accept any insurance plans?

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Does Dr. Robert Watson, MD accept new patients?

New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Robert Watson, MD on Healthgrades. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Watson's profile.

What are Dr. Robert Watson, MD's top areas of expertise?

Dr. Watson specializes in Cardiac Electrical System Procedures. See more on Healthgrades.

What conditions does Dr. Robert Watson, MD treat?

Dr. Watson frequently treats the following conditions: Hyperlipidemia, Heart Disease, and Abdominal Pain. See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. Robert Watson, MD's office address?

Dr. Watson's office is located at 118 Welsh Rd Unit B, Horsham, PA 19044. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Is Dr. Robert Watson, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. Robert Watson, MD is affiliated with Jefferson Abington Hospital.

Is Dr. Robert Watson, MD a board-certified professional?

Yes, Dr. Robert Watson, MD holds board certifications in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine.

How much experience does Dr. Robert Watson, MD have?

Dr. Watson has over 40 years of healthcare experience.

Does Dr. Robert Watson, MD receive good ratings from patients?

There is a star rating of 5/5 for Dr. Robert Watson, MD. Patients say that they trusted the provider's decisions and the provider explained conditions well. See all patient feedback on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Watson is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Jefferson Abington Hospital

Abington, PA

69% Patients that would definitely recommend, 1% lower than the national average