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Dr. James Watson, MD

Surgical Oncology*
4.2 (6)
Map Pin Small New Orleans, LA
Accepting new patients
33 years of experience

Overview of Dr. James Watson, MD

Dr. James Watson, MD is a Surgical Oncology Specialist in New Orleans, LA. They specialize in Surgical Oncology, has 33 years of experience. They graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and is affiliated with University Medical Center New Orleans. Dr. Watson, completed a residency at LA State University Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Watson an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Watson works at Practice in New Orleans, LA with other offices in Harleysville, PA. They are accepting new patients and accept Humana and UnitedHealthCare 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
    University Medical Center
    2000 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70112 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (504) 702-3000
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Saturday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Sunday
    08:30 - 17:00
  2. 2
    Office
    1542 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (504) 568-4750
  3. 3
    Office
    1111 PO Box, Harleysville, PA 19438 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (215) 453-3400

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  • University Medical Center New Orleans

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    About Dr. James Watson, MD

    Specialties*
    • Surgical Oncology

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    Years of Experience
    • 33 years of experience
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    • 1013930734
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Fox Chase Cancer Center
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    Residency
    • LA State University Medical Center
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    • Charity Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
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    • University of Texas / Austin Campus
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