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Dr. Luke Watkins, MD

Endocrine Surgery*
5.0 (6)
Map Pin Small Tampa, FL
Accepting new patients
13 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Luke Watkins, MD

Dr. Luke Watkins, MD is an Endocrine Surgery Specialist in Tampa, FL. They specialize in Endocrine Surgery, has 13 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine and is affiliated with HCA Florida South Tampa Hospital. Dr. Watkins, completed a residency at Florida Hospital Orlando. Patients rated Dr. Watkins an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Watkins works at Norman Parathyroid Center in Tampa, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Parathyroid (Gland) Disease, Hyperparathyroidism and Parathyroid Cancer along with other conditions at varying frequencies. 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.

Dr. Watkins' Office Locations

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    Norman Parathyroid Center
    5959 Webb Rd, Tampa, FL 33615 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Hyperparathyroidism
Parathyroid Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroidectomy
Autoimmune Thyroiditis
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Thyrotoxicosis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Excision of Breast Tumor
Gallbladder Removal
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Lumpectomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Mastectomy
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anorectal Fistula
Appendicitis
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Bone Cancer
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Cholangiocarcinoma
Chronic Thyroiditis
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Esophageal Cancer
Gallstones
Gastroparesis
Hemorrhoids
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Lipomas
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Liver Cancer
Lobular Carcinoma
Lung Cancer
Male Breast Cancer
Malignant Pituitary Gland Tumor
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Osteosarcoma
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroid Adenoma
Parathyroid Hyperplasia
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pheochromocytoma
Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Thyroid Disease
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ventral Hernia
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Adrenal Surgery
Adrenalectomy
Anal Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy
Biliary Drainage
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Reconstruction
Colectomy
Colostomy
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Laparoscopic Adrenal Surgery
Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Parathyroid Surgery
Port Placements or Replacements
Thyroid Biopsy
Thyroid Nodule Evaluation
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Wound Repair
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    • Aetna
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    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    • Humana

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    Specialties*
    • Endocrine Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 13 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1538406905
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Yale School of Medicine
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Florida Hospital Orlando
    Residency
    Internship
    • Florida Hospital Orlando
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • HCA Florida South Tampa Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

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

    Dr. Watkins works at Norman Parathyroid Center in Tampa, FL. View the full address on Dr. Watkins’s profile.

    Dr. Watkins has seen patients for Parathyroid (Gland) Disease, Hyperparathyroidism and Parathyroid Cancer, 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.

    6 patients have reviewed Dr. Watkins. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. 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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