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Dr. William Watkins, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat*
4.0 (4)
Map Pin Small Shreveport, LA
Accepting new patients
30 years of experience

Overview of Dr. William Watkins, MD

Dr. William Watkins, MD is a Head & Neck Surgery Otolaryngologist in Shreveport, LA. They specialize in Ear, Nose, and Throat, has 30 years of experience, and is board certified in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. They graduated from LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY / ALEXANDRIA CAMPUS and is affiliated with Highland Medical Center. Dr. Watkins, completed a residency at Lsu Health Sciences Center. Patients rated Dr. Watkins an average 4.0 star rating.

Dr. Watkins works at Ear Nose & Throat Center in Shreveport, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Broken Nose 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.

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Dr. Watkins' Office Locations

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    Ear Nose & Throat Center
    2121 Line Ave, Shreveport, LA 71104 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (318) 202-2315

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Highland Medical Center

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Treatment frequency



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.
Broken Nose
Facial Fracture
Suppurative Otitis Media
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Respiratory Infection
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Rhinitis
Anosmia
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Cervical Vertigo
Chronic Sinusitis
Deviated Septum
Dizziness
Earwax Buildup
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Headache
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Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Hyperparathyroidism
Laryngitis
Loss of Smell and Taste
Nonsuppurative Otitis Media
Nosebleed
Oral Cancer
Otitis Media
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Sinusitis
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
Sudden Deafness and-or Hearing Loss
TMJ
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Tongue Cancer
Vocal Cord Paralysis
Desensitization
Diagnostic Nasal and Sinus Endoscopy
Ear Tube Placement
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Rhinoseptoplasty
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Cholesteatoma
Chronic Nasopharyngitis
Chronic Rhinitis
Chronic Tonsillitis
Common Cold
Conductive Hearing Loss
Cough
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Deafness
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Dysphagia
Ear Ache
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Head and Neck Cancer
Hearing Loss Due to Noise
Labyrinthitis
Laryngeal Cancer
Leukoplakia
Malignant Otitis Externa
Meniere's Disease
Mixed Hearing Loss
Nasal Polyp
Outer Ear Infection
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Perforated Eardrum
Peritonsillar Abscess
Pharyngitis
Postnasal Drip
Salivary Gland Cancer
Sleep Apnea
Sudden Idiopathic Hearing Loss
Tempormandibular Joint Pain
Throat Pain
Thyroid Cancer
Tinnitus
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Tonsillitis
Vertigo
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Vocal Cord Nodule
Wheezing
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Adenoidectomy
Audiometry
Carotid Ultrasound
Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
Hearing Screening
Home Sleep Study
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Middle Ear Implant Candidacy Evaluation
Oral Cancer Screening
Parathyroidectomy
Sleep Study
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroid Scan
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tonsillectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Ultrasound
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    About Dr. William Watkins, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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    Years of Experience
    • 30 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1003812009
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Lsu Health Sciences Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Lsu Health Sciences Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY / ALEXANDRIA CAMPUS
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. William 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 Ear Nose & Throat Center in Shreveport, LA. View the full address on Dr. Watkins’s profile.

    Dr. Watkins has seen patients for Broken Nose, 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.

    4 patients have reviewed Dr. Watkins. 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. Watkins.

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