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Dr. Christopher Watson, MD

General Surgery*
5.0 (4)
Map Pin Small Columbia, SC
Accepting new patients
23 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Christopher Watson, MD

Dr. Christopher Watson, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Columbia, SC. They specialize in General Surgery, has 23 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from Mercer University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Grand Strand Medical Center and Prisma Health Richland Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Watson an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Watson works at Practice in Columbia, SC with other offices in Atlanta, GA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield 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. Watson's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Columbia Neurological Associates PA
    9 Richland Medical Park Dr Ste 450, Columbia, SC 29203 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (803) 434-8800
  2. 2
    Prisma Health Urology
    2 Medical Park Rd Ste 300, Columbia, SC 29203 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (803) 434-8800
  3. 3
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    743904 PO Box, Atlanta, GA 30374 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (803) 434-8800

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  • Grand Strand Medical Center
  • Prisma Health Richland Hospital

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Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Colectomy
Colostomy
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastrectomy
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Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
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Meniscus Surgery
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Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
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Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Skin Grafts
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Splenectomy with Robotic Assist
Tracheal Surgery
Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wedge Resection Colon
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    About Dr. Christopher Watson, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 23 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1972629756
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Virginia Health Sciences Center
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    Medical Education
    • Mercer University School of Medicine
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    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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