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Dr. James Watson, MD

Neurology*
3.4 (5)
Map Pin Small Rochester, MN
Accepting new patients
19 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. James Watson, MD

Dr. James Watson, MD is a Neurologist in Rochester, MN. They specialize in Neurology, has 19 years of experience, and is board certified in Clinical Neurophysiology. They graduated from FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY / GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND ALLIED PROFESSIONS. Patients rated Dr. Watson an average 3.4 star rating.

Dr. Watson works at Mayo Clinic - Minnesota in Rochester, MN. They frequently treat conditions like Back Pain and Low Back Pain along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem 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.

Dr. Watson's Office Locations

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    MN - Neuro
    200 1st St SW, Rochester, MN 55905 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (507) 512-1011

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Back Pain
Low Back Pain
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Chronic Pain
Headache
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Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Radiculopathy
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Peripheral Nerve Block
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Nerve Block
Bell's Palsy
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Brain Abscess
Brain Cancer
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Stenosis
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Dysphagia
Dystonia
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Facial Nerve Disorder
Gait Abnormality
Hypothalamus Cancer
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Meningitis
Migraine
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Myasthenia Gravis
Non-Pyogenic Meningitis
Pinched Nerve in Back
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Sleep Apnea
Spinal Cord Injury
Spine Disorders
Thoracic Radiculopathy
EMG (Electromyography)
Sympathetic Nerve Block
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    • Aetna
    • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
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    Ratings & Reviews

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    About Dr. James Watson, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurology

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    Years of Experience
    • 19 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1376522557
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY / GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND ALLIED PROFESSIONS
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Clinical Neurophysiology, Neurology and Pain Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. James Watson, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Watson is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Watson has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Watson works at Mayo Clinic - Minnesota in Rochester, MN. View the full address on Dr. Watson’s profile.

    Dr. Watson has seen patients for Back Pain and Low Back Pain, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Watson on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    5 patients have reviewed Dr. Watson. The overall rating for this provider is 3.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Watson.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Watson, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Watson appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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