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James Watkins, MD

Dr. Watkins is a gastroenterologist in the Indianapolis area. He is affiliated with Indiana University Health.
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Dr. Watkins saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Watkins saw more biliary tract disease patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Watkins saw more cholestasis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Watkins saw more pancreatitis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Watkins saw more cholangitis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Watkins saw more jaundice patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Watkins saw more gallstones patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Watkins saw pancreatic cancer patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Watkins saw pain patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Watkins saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Watkins saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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377 doctors
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188 doctors
Dr. Watkins saw bilirubin excretion disorder patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Watkins saw more delayed gastric emptying (gastroparesis) patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Watkins saw alcoholism patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Watkins saw more birth defects patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Watkins saw more congenital disorders patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Watkins saw obesity patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Watkins saw more benign polyps patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Watkins saw more liver condition patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Watkins saw more acid reflux patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Watkins saw more diverticulosis patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Watkins saw colon polyps patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Watkins saw more peripheral vascular disease (PVD) patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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6.5k doctors
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Dr. Watkins saw more hemorrhoid patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Watkins saw diabetes patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Watkins saw type 2 diabetes patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Watkins saw bowel obstruction patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Watkins saw malnutrition patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Watkins saw hiatal hernia patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Watkins saw more hernia patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Locations

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

IU Health University Hospital
550 University Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46202
687 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1981

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Internal Medicine
    3. Gastroenterology

Hospital affiliations

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

  • Indiana University Health
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2020)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • 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
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Indiana University Health Plan
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • MultiPlan
  • Network Health Plan
  • Ohio PPO Connect
  • Optima Health
  • Paramount
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan
  • Southeastern Indiana Health Organization
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Unity Health Insurance
  • ValueOptions
  • Viva Health
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield