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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Gene Watterson is Excellent. Dr. Watterson has been reviewed by 23 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.4
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

Specialties & Research

Dr. Gene Watterson, MD is board certified in Rheumatology.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

Education & Awards

Dr. Watterson graduated from University of South Alabama, Mobile. He has 5 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2013 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater Birmingham
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Birmingham, AL


Dr. Watterson has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • St Vincent's Birmingham Hospital 
  • Trinity Medical Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Gene Lee Watterson MD is a male Rheumatologist, has 24 years of experience and practices in Rheumatology.
Where does Dr. Gene L. Watterson practice?
Dr. Gene Watterson has 1 office location.
Dr. Gene Watterson practices Rheumatology near Birmingham, AL.
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