Ingrid K. Watkins, M.D.

Ingrid K. Watkins, M.D.

Contact Information

Canalside Family Medicine
10 South Pointe Landing
Suite 250
Rochester, NY 14606

Appointment: (585) 426-4084

  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital
  • Primary Care Physician Primary Care Physician

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Watkins is a native of Madison, Wisconsin and, after attending the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, she did her intern year in Madison and finished residency at the La Cross-Mayo Family Medicine Residency Program in La Crosse, Wisconsin. She first practiced rural medicine in a town of 3,000 after residency and enjoyed caring for farmers and working in a rural setting.

She has worked for UR Medicine since 2006, first as faculty at the Family Medicine Residency Program and now as Medical Director of Canalside Family Medicine since Canalside opened in July 2013. Her interests include prenatal care and obstetrics, including deliveries at Highland Hospital, newborn care, office based procedures including skin biopsies, laceration repair and colposcopy, caring for Spanish speaking patients, and teaching medical students and residents. She is passionate about caring for and working with families across the spectrum of their lives.

She and her husband have 2 sons who keep them busy. Her outside interests also include running, hiking, gardening, traveling and exploring Upstate New York.

Awards & Honors (National)

Joseph Collins Scholarship | Medical College of Wisconsin 1995 - 1996

Awards & Honors (Local)

Family Medicine Faculty Teaching Award | University of Rochester Family Medicine Residency | Rochester, New York 2008 - 2009
Outstanding Clinical Preceptor of the Year Award | LaCrosse-Mayo Family Medicine Residency Program | La Crosse, Wisconsin 2005 - 2006
Phi Beta Kappa | St. Olaf College 1991 - 1992

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine (Part-Time) - Department of Family Medicine (SMD) - Primary


Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine


Medical Doctor | Medical College of Wisconsin1998
B.A. | Biology | St Olaf College1992
B.A. | Spanish | Saint Olaf College1992

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in Family Medicine at LaCrosse-Mayo Family Medicine Residency06/21/1999 - 08/03/2001
Internship in Family Medicine at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics06/23/1998 - 06/20/1999