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

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Phone Numbers

Appointment: (607) 385-3820

Office: (607) 385-3820

Fax: (607) 385-3175

Faculty Appointments


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. For the last 13 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 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.

- Advanced minimally invasive surgery
- Broad-based general surgery
- Endocrine surgery



  • Surgery (General Surgery) - American Board of Surgery

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/01/2000 - 06/30/2004
Residency in Surgery (General Surgery) at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital at La Crosse GME

06/01/1999 - 06/30/2000
Internship in Surgery (General Surgery) at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital at La Crosse GME