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William L. Watkins, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

274 Ratings
58 Comments
 

William L. Watkins, M.D.

Physician, , Primary Care

Clinical Locations

Internal Medicine - Wilkes

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-903-2900
Department: 336-903-2900

Insurance Accepted »

Education & Training

  • BS, Gannon University, 1993
  • MD, Hahnemann University School of Medicine, 1996
  • Residency, North Carolina Baptist Hospital, 1999

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

NPI Number

  • 1447243704
William L. Watkins, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

274 Ratings
58 Comments
 

William L. Watkins, M.D.

Physician, Primary Care

Contact Information

Department: 336-903-2900

All Publications

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Physician, Primary Care

William L. Watkins, M.D.

William L. Watkins, M.D.

Physician, Primary Care

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

William L. Watkins, M.D.274 Ratings
58 Comments


 

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.8
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.8
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.8
CP spoke using clear language
4.9
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.9
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.9
Patients' confidence in CP
4.8
Time CP spent with patient
4.8
Wait time at clinic
4.5



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

1/4/2016

would recommend Dr. Watkins to all my friends and family

12/15/2015

Very great doctor and cares for his patients

11/16/2015

Exceptional physician by very sensible criteria.

11/11/2015

One of the best

11/10/2015

I would add that it is a testament to the excellence of Dr. Watkins that I have chosen to keep him as my primary health care provider although I actually moved out of state several years ago.

10/29/2015

always good

10/27/2015

good

10/27/2015

all my experiences has been good

10/27/2015

he is the best.

10/21/2015

I would recommend my doctor and his staff to anyone. I'm 73 yrs old and they are the best I've ever had.

10/21/2015

Very good.

8/29/2015

good

8/12/2015

Dr. Watkins is awesome! If every medical provider were as professional and caring as Dr. Watkins, the world would be a much better place.

8/11/2015

Forgot a couple of lab tst. appointments -/they were very understanding & easily rescheduled.

8/11/2015

Never had a problem with anyone at Dr. Watkins office.

8/3/2015

I am extremely happy with Dr. Watkins!

7/29/2015

Very good!

7/15/2015

Friendly, courteous and _____ concerned for your health. (Best doc in town.)

6/23/2015

No bad experiences.

6/23/2015

It is wonderful to have great confidence in Dr. Watkins, Shandra, and the staff. They know me as a person and they are very familiar with my health history. It gives me high satisfaction that I am being taken care of by caring professionals.

6/19/2015

excellent doctor

5/18/2015

Dr. Watkins is attentive and supportive. I'm very glad that he is a part of my medical "team".

4/8/2015

He is just down to earth good.

3/26/2015

*Dr. Watkins is a very thorough doctor and wants to provide the best care for his patients.

3/24/2015

No complaints

2/24/2015

Dr. Watkins was very thorough with my Mom, and explained in clear detail what the proposed tx was, its effects, and cautions.

2/16/2015

good experience

1/30/2015

Very good.

1/30/2015

Very good.

1/5/2015

I would recommend Dr. Watkins to my friends and family, in fact I have already done so

1/2/2015

Good.

11/29/2014

I very much like Dr. Watkins' manner with me as a patient.

11/24/2014

Dr Watkins and his staff are great. They are really concerned for ones health. They are very helpful both in the Clinic and Via the phone. I recommend them all the time

11/6/2014

Very good.

10/30/2014

good

10/15/2014

all experiences have been positive.

10/13/2014

Dr. Watkins, his nurses and staff are excellent health care providers.

10/10/2014

No bad experiences. -

9/5/2014

My doctor is very knowledgeable. He is very nice. Has been my doctor since 2000 (14 years). Is also my husband's doctor. He's always there when we need him. Takes good care of us.

9/1/2014

dr Watkins is great, he cares and always is concerned for my health. he works hard to guide me in the right direction

8/14/2014

My last visit to my doctor was made without an appoinment. I had a problem ,called and they worked me in. They are very good about doing this when I have an unexpected problem.

8/14/2014

Very good.

8/6/2014

very good Doctor, would recommend him to anyone that needs a Dr.

7/15/2014

Good.

7/10/2014

Very good.

6/16/2014

Good.

6/13/2014

Dr. Watkins is one the best doctors I have had the pleasure of being their patient.

5/29/2014

Best practice in Wilkes County!

5/29/2014

very caring Doctor

5/1/2014

I have a very good doctor and his staff I very caring and efficient. Has been my primary care for 13 years.

4/27/2014

No problem

4/22/2014

If there were an "Excellent" rating for these questions, Dr. Watkins would definitely receive it!

4/8/2014

Everything was great

4/6/2014

I would recommend this knowledgeable doctor to anyone who needs care other than geriatric care. Our experience unfortunately included a lack of compassion for my elderly parent.

4/1/2014

Dr Watkins goes beyond a care provider in CARING and following up on your care

3/31/2014

I like *Dr. Watkins a lot. He is a good doctor.

3/24/2014

Showed a lot of concern when I had surgery a year or so ago.

3/20/2014

We were very pleased for *Dr. Watkins to take us as patients.

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