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Deborah Watson, MD

Dr. Watson is an ear nose throat doctor in the San Diego area. She is affiliated with UC San Diego Health Hillcrest - Hillcrest Med Center and UCSD-LA Jolla - John M and Sally B Thornton Hospital.
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8.2k doctors
Dr. Watson saw more sinus condition patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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938 doctors
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938 doctors
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469 doctors
Dr. Watson saw more deviated septum patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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898 doctors
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898 doctors
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449 doctors
Dr. Watson saw keloid patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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2.2k doctors
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2.2k doctors
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Dr. Watson saw more postnasal drip patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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15k doctors
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Dr. Watson saw sinusitis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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18k doctors
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9.1k doctors
Dr. Watson saw ear condition patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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5.1k doctors
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5.1k doctors
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Dr. Watson saw more enlarged tonsils patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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10k doctors
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Dr. Watson saw more obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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16k doctors
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Dr. Watson saw abnormal breathing patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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14k doctors
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14k doctors
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6.8k doctors
Dr. Watson saw more sleep apnea patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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4.4k doctors
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4.4k doctors
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2.2k doctors
Dr. Watson saw skin cancer patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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20k doctors
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20k doctors
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9.9k doctors
Dr. Watson saw allergies patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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5.2k doctors
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5.2k doctors
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2.6k doctors
Dr. Watson saw carcinoma patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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6.1k doctors
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6.1k doctors
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3.1k doctors
Dr. Watson saw more hearing loss patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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778 doctors
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778 doctors
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388 doctors
Dr. Watson saw nasal polyps patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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6.7k doctors
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6.7k doctors
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3.4k doctors
Dr. Watson saw benign polyps patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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34k doctors
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34k doctors
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17k doctors
Dr. Watson saw digestive tract conditions patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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16k doctors
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16k doctors
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7.9k doctors
Dr. Watson saw hay fever (allergic rhinitis) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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15k doctors
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Dr. Watson saw tonsillitis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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22k doctors
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Dr. Watson saw acid reflux patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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9.8k doctors
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9.8k doctors
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4.9k doctors
Dr. Watson saw ear wax patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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708 doctors
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708 doctors
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354 doctors
Dr. Watson saw broken nose patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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11k doctors
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Dr. Watson saw broken bone patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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1.3k doctors
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1.3k doctors
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657 doctors
Dr. Watson saw sensorineural hearing loss patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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13k doctors
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6.3k doctors
Dr. Watson saw ear infection patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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7.1k doctors
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7.1k doctors
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3.6k doctors
Dr. Watson saw speech impairment patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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19k doctors
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Dr. Watson saw headaches patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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18k doctors
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Dr. Watson saw birth defects patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Watson saw congenital disorders patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Watson saw swimmer's ear patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
Locations

Dr. Watson sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN DIEGO MEDICAL CENTER
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
2,575 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of Illinois at Chicago - Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    FELLOWSHIP
  • University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1992
  • UCLA Medical Center - General Surgery and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    RESIDENCY

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Otolaryngology

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Watson is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • UC San Diego Health Hillcrest - Hillcrest Med Center
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • UCSD-LA Jolla - John M and Sally B Thornton Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Banner Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Evergreen Health Cooperative
  • Fallon Health
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MVP Health Care
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • PacificSource
  • Pomco
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Vantage Health Plan
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield