Dr. William S. Watkins, MD

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Dr. William S. Watkins, MD

Gastroenterology | Male

Gaston Gastroenterology 2450 Aberdeen Blvd Ste A, Gastonia, NC 28054 Get Directions
(704) 866-9200

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Dr. Watkins specializes in Gastroenterology and practices in Gastonia, NC. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      Specialties

      • Gastroenterology

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      • Gastroenterology
      • Internal Medicine

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Pain
      • All Types of Food Poisoning
      • Anal or Rectal Pain
      • Anal Prolapse
      • Anemia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Barrett's Esophagus
      • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
      • Benign Tumor
      • Biliary Atresia
      • Blood Disorders
      • Cancer
      • Celiac Disease
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Cirrhosis
      • Colitis
      • Colon Cancer
      • Colon Disorders
      • Colon Polyp
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Constipation
      • Copper Metabolism Disorders
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Dehydration
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • Diarrhea
      • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
      • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
      • Duodenal Ulcer
      • Duodenitis
      • Dysentery
      • Dysphagia
      • E. coli Food Poisoning
      • Enteritis
      • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
      • Esophageal Cancer
      • Esophageal Dilation
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Esophageal Diverticulum
      • Esophageal Ulcer
      • Esophageal Varices
      • Esophagitis
      • Gallstones
      • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
      • Gastric Ulcer
      • Gastritis
      • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
      • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
      • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
      • Gastroparesis
      • Giardiasis
      • Heartburn
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Hepatitis
      • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
      • Hepatitis C
      • Hernia
      • Ileus
      • Indigestion
      • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      • Intestinal Abscess
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
      • Liver Damage from Alcohol
      • Malnutrition
      • Megacolon
      • Nausea
      • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
      • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
      • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
      • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
      • Pancreatitis
      • Pinworm
      • Pyloric Stenosis
      • Reflux Esophagitis
      • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach Cancer
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Ulcer
      • Ulcerative Colitis
      • Unexplained Weight Loss
      • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
      • Viral Hepatitis
      • Vomiting Disorders

      Procedures Performed

      • Bile Duct Procedure
      • Biliary Drainage
      • Capsule Endoscopy
      • Colon Cancer Screening
      • Colonoscopy
      • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
      • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
      • Endoscopic Polypectomy
      • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
      • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
      • Gastroenterology Procedures
      • Liver Biopsy
      • Manometry
      • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Georgetown University

        Graduated in 1986

      • Internship Hospital
        Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
      • Residency Hospital
        Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
      • Fellowship Hospital
        U South Fla

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Gastroenterology
      • Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Watkins' Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Watkins

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients