Dr. Thomas Watson, MD

Dr. Thomas Watson, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Thomas Watson, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Rochester, NY and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc in 1988 and specializes in thoracic surgery and general surgery.

601 Elmwood Ave Rm 26137

Rochester, NY 14642

Contact Information

(585) 275-5384

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Watson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Esophageal Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson performs Esophageal Surgery more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Watson performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Esophageal Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Esophageal Diseases more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Esophageal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Esophageal Cancer more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Watson's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagostomy
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Sympathectomy
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Thomas Watson, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Rochester, NY and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc in 1988 and specializes in thoracic surgery and general surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1996
    La Co-Usc Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital
    1996
  • 1993
    Los Angeles Co/U Sc Mc
    Residency Hospital
    1993
  • 1989
    Los Angeles Co/U Sc Mc
    Internship Hospital
    1989
  • 1988
    Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc
    Medical School
    1988

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Watson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Watson

3.3

Based on 7 reviews

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1 Star
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Great Dr. Listens, cares, people person, great bed side manner. Attention to detail. Love him!!!
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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