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Ingrid K. Watkins, M.D.

Family Medicine, Primary Care

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 426-4084

Office: (585) 426-4084

Fax: (585) 279-4605

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentNot Accepting New Patients

Biography

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.

Research

Ingrid 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 LaCrosse-Mayo Family Medicine Residency Program in LaCrosse, Wisconsin. She first practiced rural medicine in a town of 3000 after residency and loved caring for farmers and working in a rural setting. But, she and her family decided to move to Rochester in 2006 to live near her sister's family, and she found a great job as a faculty member at the family medicine residency program here. Her interests include procedural medicine including colposcopy, obstetrics, care of Spanish speaking patients and resident education. She and her husband have 2 children who keep them busy. Her outside interests also include hiking, gardening, traveling, exploring beautiful upstate NY, and spending time with family and friends.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine

Education

1992
B.A. | St Olaf College
Biology

1992
B.A. | Saint Olaf College
Spanish

1998
Medical Doctor | Medical College of Wisconsin

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/23/1998 - 06/20/1999
Internship in Family Medicine at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics

06/21/1999 - 08/03/2001
Residency in Family Medicine at LaCrosse-Mayo Family Medicine Residency

Awards

2008 - 2009
Family Medicine Faculty Teaching Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester Family Medicine Residency
Location: Rochester, New York

2005 - 2006
Outstanding Clinical Preceptor of the Year Award
Sponsor: LaCrosse-Mayo Family Medicine Residency Program
Location: La Crosse, Wisconsin

1995 - 1996
Joseph Collins Scholarship
Location: Medical College of Wisconsin

1991 - 1992
Phi Beta Kappa
Location: St. Olaf College

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