Dr. Stephen Watson, MD

Dr. Stephen Watson, MD

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Dr. Stephen Watson, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Chicago, IL. He has been practicing for 8 years. Dr. Watson is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Northwestern Medical Group

259 E Erie St Ste 1520

Chicago, IL 60611
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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

Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
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more than 16% of peers
Cataract
normal
more than 11% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
normal
more than 10% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Watson "I believe in providing personalized treatment plans and continued care until you and your family are completely satisfied with your outcome."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Eyes
  • Glaucoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
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Procedures

  • Eye Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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 Illinois College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Watson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Watson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Watson to family and friends
4.0
based on 1 review
Dr. Watson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    Over 45 minutes
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Dr. Watson accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Watson has admitting privileges

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
251 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611
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