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Dr. Thomas Watson Is this you?

Specialties

Dr. Thomas Watson has the following 3 specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

    Vascular surgeons treat and manage disorders in your veins, arteries and your lymphatic system to ensure blood circulation in your heart and in brain is the best it can be. They're well-versed on how your vascular system works with the rest of your body and they can treat conditions that may cause blockages or buildup.
    They can perform many of the same diagnostic testing as interventional radiologists can, such as angiography and MRIs. In addition to diagnosis, they provide critical care and treatment for aneurysms, artery blockages and trauma injuries that involve your veins. They can also help patients manage diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol as well as treat artery disease. Treatment for more serious cases might include bypass surgery or surgery to remove plaque.

  • Thoracic Surgery

    If you need surgery to treat a complication in your chest, which includes your lungs, esophagus, diaphragm and heart, your doctor will refer you to a thoracic surgeon. They’re trained to offer surgical treatment for tumors and abnormalities in these areas as well as respiratory and heart conditions like lung cancer, heart disease and diseases in the diaphragm.
    Thoracic surgeons are similar to heart surgeons, except they have additional training in the entire cardiorespiratory system and in how your blood vessels work with your lungs and airways. They’re also trained on catheters used in the chest, as well as cardiac and respiratory support systems that might be part of your treatment plan.

  • General Surgery

    A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
    The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
    Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    (2013, 2014, 2015)

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    (2014, 2015)

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    (2013, 2014, 2015)

  • Expertise

    13 Expertise

  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Aneurysm
  • Barrett Esophagus
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • DiGeorge Syndrome
  • Diabetes Complications
  • Esophagectomy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedures
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Watson is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • University of Rochester Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Unity Hospital-Genesee Street Campus
  • Strong Memorial Hospuniv of Rochester
  • Unity Hospital Of Rochester
  • Genesee Hospital
  • Highland Hospital

    1000 South Ave
    Rochester, NY 14620

  • Admits to Highland Hospital
  • Unity Hospital

    1555 Long Pond Rd
    Rochester, NY 14626

  • University of Rochester Medical Center, N.Y.

    601 Elmwood Ave
    Rochester, NY 14642

  • Education

    28 Years Experience

  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The University Of Southern California

    Graduated in 1988

  • Lac Usc Medical Center

    Residency

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