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.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Anthem Blue Access PPO
- Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Illinois PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- 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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224 W Exchange St
Akron, OH 44302
Phone: (330) 344-6643