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About Dr. Joseph R Watkins

Dr. Joseph R Watkins, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Provo, UT. He has 36 years of experience. His specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

28 Ratings with 12 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph R Watkins is Good. Dr. Joseph R Watkins has been rated by 28 patients. From those 28 patients 12 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Joseph R Watkins is 3.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Utah Neurological Clinic

1055 N 300 W Ste 400
Provo, UT 84604
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Specialties

Dr. Joseph R Watkins has the following 2 specialties

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Joseph R Watkins has the following 8 expertise

  • Epilepsy
  • Stroke
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Headache
  • Electromyography
  • Migraine Disorder
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Alzheimer's Disease

Dr. Joseph R Watkins has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Joseph R Watkins is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Three Stars

Moody; long wait time; sometimes very friendly and other times dismissive.

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Four Stars

One visit was for him to evaluate my symptoms and the next visit I had a nerve conduction test.

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40 minutes
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Sad But True

I beg you to avoid this man and his rude staff. Non-courteous. I received very poor service from the doctor. Unprofessional. Utterly a waist of my time.

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56 minutes
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rude nasty man!

This doctor is probably the rudest man to have ever walked the earth! I would never recommend him to anyone!

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Sincerely Cares

Dr. Watkins is an intelligent and friendly physician. He diagnosed me right away and the treatment plan (which he included my thoughts on the matter) was just what I needed. My symptoms have not disappeared (as I have a disease that there is no cure for) but through Dr. Watkins' expertise at treating my disease, the symptoms are absolutely manageable! I can live my life again! I also want to comment that Dr. Watkins is personable, knows how to dumb-it-down when I need him to, he doesn't rush through my appointment and if you're waiting in the waiting room to see him, be assured that he will spend just as much time with you as he does with all of his patients. Knowing that makes the wait worth it!

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  • Education

    36 Years Experience

  • Baylor College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1982

  • University Of Utah Health Care

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Joseph R Watkins accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • SelectHealth
    • SelectHealth Select Care
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Utah Neurological Clinic, 1055 N 300 W Ste 400, Provo, UT
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