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Dr. Brian Watkins, MD

General Surgery*
4.2 (23)
Map Pin Small Rochester, NY
Accepting new patients
25 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Brian Watkins, MD

Dr. Brian Watkins, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Rochester, NY. They specialize in General Surgery, has 25 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin and is affiliated with Clifton Springs Hospital And Clinic, Newark-wayne Community Hospital and Rochester General Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Watkins an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Watkins works at Practice in Rochester, NY with other offices in Newark, NY and Clifton Springs, NY. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Watkins' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Genesee Surgical Associates PC
    360 Linden Oaks Ste 300, Rochester, NY 14625 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (585) 383-8830
  2. 2
    Newark Pediatrics
    1200 Driving Park Ave Ste 2, Newark, NY 14513 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (315) 359-2670
  3. 3
    Unity Infectious Disease - Greece
    1561 Long Pond Rd Ste 220, Rochester, NY 14626 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (585) 383-8830
  4. 4
    Vascular Surgery Associates - Clifton Springs
    2 Coulter Rd Ste 1680, Clifton Springs, NY 14432 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (315) 359-2675

Hospital Affiliations
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  • Clifton Springs Hospital And Clinic
  • Newark-wayne Community Hospital
  • Rochester General Hospital

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Cholecystitis and Gallstones
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Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Abdominal Pain
Appendicitis
Inguinal Hernia
Umbilical Hernia
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
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Anorectal Abscess
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Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
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Biliary Atresia
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Cancer
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Cholangiocarcinoma
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Empyema
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Endocrine Disorders
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Fistula
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Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
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Gastric Ulcer
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
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Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Lipomas
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Liver Cancer
Liver Diseases and Disorders
Lung Cancer
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Musculoskeletal Sarcomas
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Sclerosing Mesenteritis
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
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Tubo-Ovarian Abscess
Ulcer
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Ulcerative Colitis
Varicose Veins
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Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux Surgery
Adrenalectomy
Anoscopy
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Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Biliary Drainage
Breast Reconstruction
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colostomy
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Duodenal Polypectomy
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagomyotomy with Robotic Assist
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gastrectomy
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrotomy
Glossectomy
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hepatectomy
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Surgery for Achalasia
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Orchiectomy
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroidectomy
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Skin Grafts
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Wedge Resection Colon
Wound Repair
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    4.2
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    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 25 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1558343152
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Brian Watkins, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Watkins is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Watkins accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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