Binge Eating Disorder
Get the facts about binge eating disorder, including symptoms, causes and related conditions.
About Dr. Mark J Watson
Dr. Mark J Watson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Dallas, TX, with another office in Dallas, TX. He has 30 years of experience. His specialties include Surgery and Bariatric Medicine. Dr. Watson is affiliated with Parkland Memorial Hospital and Central Texas Medical Center. Dr. Watson has received 1 award. He speaks English.
Dr. Mark J Watson has the following 2 specialties
- Bariatric Medicine
Bariatric medicine focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric specialists are trained in medically supervised weight loss and the management of obesity as a chronic condition. These specialists are skilled in various disciplines that help patients lose weight and obtain optimal health.
The field encompasses dieting, exercise and behavioral therapy, anti-obesity medication, pharmacotherapy and surgery. Bariatric specialists might be from surgical backgrounds and perform obesity-related operations or they might be nutrition and hormone focused, prescribing diet and exercise plans as well as weight loss medications.
Patients defined as obese or having unhealthy Body Mass Indices (BMI) have much greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea, hypertension, many types of cancer and chronic musculoskeletal problems.
One subspecialty of bariatrics is the focus on the correlation between obesity and mortality.
- Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)
- Umbilical Hernia
- Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
- Gallbladder Surgery
- Inguinal Hernia
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
Showing 5 of 20
Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors
Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.
Dr. Watson is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
30 Years Experience
Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1988
Barnes Jewish Hospital
Dr. Mark J Watson accepts the following insurance providers.
- View by Location
Locations & Directions
Take a minute to learn about Dr. Mark J Watson in this video.
Dr. Mark J Watson is similar to the following 0 Doctors near Dallas, TX.