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Dr. Stephen Watson, MD

Ophthalmology*
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15 years of experience

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Overview of Dr. Stephen Watson, MD

Dr. Stephen Watson, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Chicago, IL. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 15 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from University of Illinois College of Medicine and is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Watson, completed a residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Patients rated Dr. Watson an average 4.0 star rating.

Dr. Watson works at Northwestern Medical Group in Chicago, IL. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Watson's Office Locations

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    Northwestern Medical Group - Lavin Family Pavilion
    259 E Erie St Ste 1520, Chicago, IL 60611 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (312) 695-8150

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  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital

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    About Dr. Stephen Watson, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 15 years of experience
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    • 1134452857
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
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    Medical Education
    • University of Illinois College of Medicine
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    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Watson works at Northwestern Medical Group in Chicago, IL. View the full address on Dr. Watson’s profile.

    1 patients have reviewed Dr. Watson. The overall rating for this provider is 4.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Watson.

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