Dr. Richard R Watkins MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Richard Watkins is an infectious disease specialist in Akron, Ohio and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Akron General Medical Center and Robinson Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and has been in practice for 13 years. Dr. Watkins accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 10 doctors at Akron General Medical Center and one of 12 at Robinson Memorial Hospital who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease

Education & Medical Training

Allegheny General Hospital-Western Pennsylvania Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2004

Drexel University/Hahnemann University Hospital
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 2006

American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine
Class of 2001

Certifications & Licensure

Board Certified in Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine
Certified 8 years in Infectious Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine

OH State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Novel β-lactamase inhibitors: a therapeutic hope against the scourge of multidrug resistance.
Watkins, R. R.,Papp-Wallace, K. M.,Drawz, S. M.,Bonomo, R. A.

Differences in Clinical Manifestations of Acute and Early HIV-1 Infection between HIV-1 Subtypes in African Women.
Lemonovich, T. L.,Watkins, R. R.,Morrison, C. S.,Kwok, C.,Chipato, T.,Musoke, R.,Arts, E. J.,Nankya, I.,Salata, R. A.

Community-acquired pneumonia caused by Yersinia enterocolitica in an immunocompetent patient.
Wong, K. K.,Fistek, M.,Watkins, R. R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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