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Brian P. Watkins, M.D., M.S.

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Appointment: (607) 385-3820

Office: (607) 385-3820

Fax: (607) 385-3175

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Brian Watkins received his medical degree, with Alpha Omega Alpha honors, from
the Medical College of Wisconsin in 1999. During medical school, he also earned
his Master of Science Degree in Gross Anatomy.

He completed general surgical residency at Gundersen Lutheran Medical
Center, the most established training program for rural general surgeons in
the country. Dr. Watkins' clinical interests include advanced minimally invasive
surgery, endocrine surgery and broad based general surgery. He is certified by the
American Board of Surgery.

For the last 12 years, Dr. Watkins has been a General Surgeon practicing in the
Rochester area. Dr. Watkins special interest in clinical and gross anatomy has led
to teaching positions with both RIT and the University of Rochester.

In his new role at UR Medicine, Dr. Watkins will be responsible for building a
collaborative general surgery program across the three UR Medicine affiliates in
Dansville, Hornell and Wellsville.



  • Surgery - American Board of Surgery

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/01/2000 - 6/30/2004
Residency in Surgery at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital

06/01/1999 - 06/30/2000
Internship in Surgery at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital