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Dr. Deborah Watson, MD

Dr. Deborah Watson, MD

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    Overview

    Deborah Watson, MD, is a board-certified surgeon focusing on rhinoplasty (plastic surgery of the nose), nasal reconstruction, external ear reconstruction, and cosmetic facial plastic surgery.Dr. Watson is a fellow in the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and was named a Top Doc" in San Diego Magazine in the field of Otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat).Dr. Watson has an extensive research background and is currently pursuing research in tissue-engineered cartilage for its use in craniofacial reconstruction. The future application of this tissue technology will benefit individuals who have birth defects involving the cartilage framework of their nose or ears, or have acquired deformities of these facial areas from trauma, cancer resection or aggressive alterations from previous surgery.Dr. Watson is a professor for the Department of Surgery at the University of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine, director of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the UC San Diego Medical Center, and residency director for the division of Head and Neck Surgical Training Program.Dr. Watson earned her medical degree from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. She completed her general surgery and otolaryngology head and neck surgery residencies at the UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Watson did a fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Illinois in Chicago, and had the privilege of training with internationally-renowned facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons.When not at work, Dr. Watson enjoys drawing, painting, sculpting and calligraphy. She is a recognized artist and sculptor with her work displayed at art exhibitions and published in journals and magazine. She finds that her artistic talent enhances her surgical and reconstructive expertise.UC San Diego Health LinksFor more information, see http://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/surgery/otolaryngology/Pages/default.aspx.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Otolaryngologist (Ear, Nose & Throat - ENT)

    Surgeon

    Education & Training

    Ucla Sch Of Med, Otolaryngology (Residency)

    UCLA Med Center (Internship)

    UCLA/UCLA Med Center (Residency)

    Medical Degree - University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine

    Other Degree - UC Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles

    Other Degree - University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL

    Medical Degree - Surgeon

    Medical Degree - Professor of Surgery

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

    American Board of Otolaryngology

    Medical Conditions Treated

    conditions treated by an Otolaryngologist (Ear, Nose & Throat - ENT), like Dr. Deborah Watson, may include:

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    Insurances

    Please contact Dr. Watson's office to confirm accepted insurance plans.

    Locations

    UC San Diego Health - Perlman Medical Offices - ENT/Head & Neck Surgery

    9350 Campus Point Drive

    La Jolla, CA 92037

    (858) 657-8590

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    UC San Diego Health

    200 West Arbor Dr

    San Diego, CA 92103

    (858) 657-7000

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    UC San Diego Health - Perlman Medical Offices

    9350 Campus Point Drive

    La Jolla, CA 92037

    (858) 657-7000

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Deborah Watson accepting new patients?

    Yes, Deborah Watson is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Deborah Watson offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Watson's office at (858) 657-8590 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Deborah Watson offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Watson's office at (858) 657-8590 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Deborah Watson speak?

    Deborah Watson speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Deborah Watson have?

    Deborah Watson is certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and American Board of Otolaryngology.

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