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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Watson, Physiatrist, Orthopaedic Surgeon, is Excellent. Dr. Watson has been reviewed by 22 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.9
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Watson, MD is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Sports Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. Watson graduated from Southern Illinois University, Springfield. He has 6 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2013 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2009, 2014 - 2015)


Dr. Watson has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Memorial Medical Center 
  • St Johns Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. John O Watson MD is a male Physical Medicine/Rehab Specialist, has 11 years of experience and practices in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, and Neuromuscular Medicine.
Where does Dr. John O. Watson practice?
Dr. John Watson has 1 office location.
Dr. John Watson practices Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, and Neuromuscular Medicine near Springfield, IL.
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