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Dr. Leon Watkins, DPM

Podiatry
4.6 (11)
Map Pin Small Metairie, LA
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. Leon Watkins, DPM

Dr. Leon Watkins, DPM is a Podiatry Specialist in Metairie, LA. They graduated from California College of Podiatric Medicine and is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner and Tulane Medical Center.

Dr. Watkins works at Gulf South Foot & Ankle in Metairie, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Plantar Fasciitis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts 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. Watkins' Office Locations

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    Gulf South Foot &ankle LLC
    2520 Harvard Ave Ste 2B, Metairie, LA 70001 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (504) 454-3004

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  • Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner
  • Tulane Medical Center

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    4.6
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    Apr 28, 2017
    I have been a patient of Dr. Watkins for over ten years and he is a very caring and through doctor. I would recommend him to anyone with any foot problem. His associates and staff are excellent. They go the extra mile to make patients feel comfortable. Great practice.
    CD in Metairie, LA — Apr 28, 2017
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    About Dr. Leon Watkins, DPM

    Specialties
    • Podiatry
    Specialties
    Languages Spoken
    • English, Portuguese
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1548290133
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • East Jefferson General Hospital
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • California College of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical Education

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Leon Watkins, DPM 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 has an average wait time of 16 – 30 minutes at their office(s).

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

    Dr. Watkins works at Gulf South Foot & Ankle in Metairie, LA. View the full address on Dr. Watkins’s profile.

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

    11 patients have reviewed Dr. Watkins. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Watkins.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Watkins, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Watkins 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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