Dr. James Frease Watkins MD Surgeon

Dr. James Watkins is a surgeon in Grand Junction, Colorado. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Brigham and Women's Hospital and Grand Junction VA Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and has been in practice for 23 years. He is one of 136 doctors at Brigham and Women's Hospital and one of 4 at Grand Junction VA Medical Center who specialize in Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including French.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Oral & Maxillofacial

Clinical Interests: Rhinoplasty, rhinoplasty, cleft lip and palate

Hospital Affiliation

Grand Junction VA Medical Center

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1996

University of Maryland
Residency, Surgical Critical Care, 2004 - 2005

Robt Packer Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 2003 - 2004

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Class of 1991

U Maryland Med Ctr
Fellowship, Surgical Critical Care, 2005

University of Oxford
Other Training, Applied Statistics, 1990 - 1991

Dartmouth College
Other Training, Mathematics, 1984 - 1988

Harvard Medical School
Fellowship, Surgery, 1991 - 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

DC State Medical License
Active through 2015

MN State Medical License
Active through 2013

NY State Medical License
Active through 2013

MD State Medical License
Active through 2015

VA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top Doctor for Massachusetts, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd, 2008 - present
2012

America's Top Surgeons, Consumer’s Research Council of America
2009

Top Doctor, Massachusetts, Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.
2008

Hero Award, Baltimore Shock Trauma
2005

Shock Trauma Hero Award
2005

Listee, Marquis Who's Who
2000

Gibofsky Memorial Prize, College of Physicians and Surgeons
1991

Medical Student Research Fellow, American Heart Association
1989

Student Research Fellow, International Society for Vascular Surgery
1989

Student Research Fellow, United States Public Health Service
1989

Merit Scholar, National Merit Scholarship Corporation
1979

Publications & Presentations

Acute Lung Injury.

Trauma M&M/Acute Lung Injury.

Burn Review Paramedic/EMT training.

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