Dr. R. Scott Watson MD Pediatrician

Dr. R. Scott Watson is a pediatrician in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. He received his medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 17 years. Dr. Watson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 243 doctors at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC who specialize in Pediatrics.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatrician: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Education & Medical Training

University of Washington
Residency, Pediatrics, 1993 - 1996

University of Washington
Fellowship, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 1997 - 2000

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

PA State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Trends in the Epidemiology of Pediatric Severe Sepsis.
Hartman, M. E.,Linde-Zwirble, W. T.,Angus, D. C.,Watson, R. S.

Epidemiology of Ophthalmologic Disease Associated with Erythema Multiforme, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis in Hospitalized Children in the United States.
Moreau, J. F.,Watson, R. S.,Hartman, M. E.,Linde-Zwirble, W. T.,Ferris, L. K.

Duration of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Illness Category Impact Survival and Neurologic Outcomes for In-hospital Pediatric Cardiac Arrests.
Matos, R. I.,Watson, R. S.,Nadkarni, V. M.,Huang, H. H.,Berg, R. A.,Meaney, P. A.,Carroll, C. L.,Berens, R. J.,Praestgaard, A.,Weissfeld, L.,Spinella, P. C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Presbyterian Commercial
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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