Dr. W J Watkins, MD



Otolaryngology     -  Louisiana,  Shreveport

 Overview

Dr. W J Watkins, MD works in Shreveport, Louisiana is a specialist in Otolaryngology and graduated Confederate Meml Med Center in 1967. Dr. Watkins is affiliated with CHRISTUS Schumpert Health System and practicing for 57 years

 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • Otolaryngology

 Conditions

  • Acute Myeloid Leukaemia and Myelodysplastic Syndromes Related to Topoisomerase Type II Inhibitor
  • Appendiceal Tumor
  • Arterial Puncture
  • Aspiration or Injection of Thyroid Cyst
  • Blindness
  • Bronchitis
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Coronary Heart Disease, Susceptibility to, 1
  • da Vinci® Gynecologic Procedure
  • Dystonia 15, Myoclonic
  • Familial Polyposis
  • Food Allergy - Cumin
  • Food Allergy - Frog
  • Hepatitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Lung Spirometry
  • Malignant Diseases of the Pancreas
  • Marsh Elder Allergy
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Nerve Conduction Disorders
  • Pediatric Urodynamics
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Radiation Proctitis
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Sinus Augmentation
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Stargardt's Disease
  • Thyroid Scan

 Procedures

  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology

 Years Since Graduation

  • 57

 State License

  • Louisiana

 Background Check

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 Education & Training

Residency Hospital


Confederate Meml Med Center

Shreveport, LA, USA

Year completed: 1967

Medical School


Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans

New Orleans, LA, United States

Graduated: 1962

 Awards

1   AMA
2   AAOHNS
3   ASOOA

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 Office Locations


Primary location

 Ear Nose and Throat Center, AMC

2121 Line Avenue
Louisiana (LA)
Shreveport,
71104

  (318) 798-0759
Year Dr. Thornton Joined Practice:    1977
Office Volume:    55 patients per day
Free Standing Surgery Center?    No
Year Established:    1951
Performs Procedures On Site?    Yes
Year Dr. Watkins Joined Practice:    2000

Accepting New Patients

  • No
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 Map & Directions



Ear Nose and Throat Center, AMC, 2121 Line Avenue, Shreveport, Louisiana (LA), 71104




 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Choice Care PPO
  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • GEHA
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicare
  • Medicare MCR
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • National Elevator
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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 Affiliated Hospitals


CHRISTUS Schumpert Health System photo


CHRISTUS Schumpert Health System

1 Saint Mary Place Louisiana LA, Shreveport, 71101

CHRISTUS Schumpert Health System is a non-profit hospital located in Shreveport, LA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 13 of 13 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 11 of 13 procedures.




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