Dr. William Watson, MD

Dr. William Watson, MD

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Age 48
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Dr. William Watson, MD is a general surgery specialist in Libertyville, IL and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in general surgery.Read his story

1870 W Winchester Rd Ste 112

Libertyville, IL 60048

Contact Information

(847) 816-7495

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Inguinal Hernia
very high
more than 93% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
high
more than 85% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
more than 83% of peers

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Dr. Watson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Watson "Dr. Watson has been practicing general surgery in the northwest suburbs since 2006. He is the Director of Trauma at Advocate Condell Medical Center. He also a member of the Critical Care committee at Condell. Dr. Watson is a dedicated husband and father of three sons. He spends much of his extracurricular time coaching his sons on the soccer field or taking them to a game. He also enjoys cooking for family and friends. Dr. Watson is a member of several professional associations including the American College of Surgeons, the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, the Illinois State Medical Society, and the Lake County Medical Society. He certified in Advanced Trauma and Life Support and is an ATLS instructor."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Watson "Surgeons of Lake County is committed to providing patients with convenient access to an exceptional level of care. We believe that providing high-quality care is not only about the medical advice we dispense but more importantly about the relationships we have with our patients. We continue to strive to be a leader in innovative medical practices and, in doing so, we promise to work with every patient, their physicians and caregivers to ensure the best medical outcome."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

58  Conditions Treated

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62  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Wound Repair
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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

  • Texas A&M University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

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 to recommend Dr. Watson

3.6

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
60%
(9)
4 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
33.333333333333336%
(5)

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Very cordial. Explained thoroughly what my procedure entailed. During the procedure (received a local anesthetic) Dr. Watson would tell me before step what he was going to do and what to expect. The total time for my surgery (removed a cyst on my forearm) was about 20 minutes. After 2 weeks the...Read More
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