Dr. Watkins is originally from Washington state and attended Seattle University where he earned his bachelor’s degree in general science. He went on to attended the Medical College of Wisconsin where he earned both a master’s degree in anatomy and his medical degree. After completing his surgical residency at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse, Wisconsin, Dr. Watkins served as attending physician at a Mayo Clinic hospital in Wisconsin.
Dr. Watkins moved to Rochester in 2006, and became an attending surgeon at Rochester General Hospital. He joined Genesee Surgical Associates in 2007. Dr. Watkins is certified by the American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.