Thomas Watson, MD, Family Medicine, Escondido, CA, Tri-City Medical Center

ThomasLeeWatsonMD

Family Medicine Escondido, CA

Urgent Care, Rural Health

Medical Director, Centro Medico Del Carmen

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  • Office

    Centro Medico Del Carmen
    303 South Juniper Street
    Escondido, CA 92025
    Phone(760) 480-9051
    Fax(760) 480-9054
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Skills & Expertise

  • Pearls and pitfalls of hereditary nephrogenic diabetes insipidus management - infancy through adulthood

Education & Training

  • Kern Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery, 1992 - 1993
  • University of Xochicalco- Medical School Class of 1989, M.D., Mención Honorífica (cum laude)
  • University of California San DiegoResidency, General Surgery

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1993 - 2023
  • American Board of Urgent Care Medicine Diplomate American Board of Urgent Care Medicine
  • California Department of Public Health, Radiologic Health BranchCalifornia Radiology Supervisor and Operator
  • US Citizenship and Immigration ServicesCivil Surgeon

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Patients' Choice Award Vitals Patients Choice., 2010-2012
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition Vitals Patients Choice, 2010-2011

Publications & Presentations

Authored Content

  • Could the Next Doctor Be a Dog?August 2019
  • Could the Next Doctor Be a Dog?August 2019
  • "I Almost Shot Myself in the Head": A Doctor Addresses Suicidality StigmaDecember 2018
  • I Almost Shot Myself in the Head"": A Doctor Addresses Suicidality StigmaDecember 2018
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Press Mentions

  • 'I Almost Shot Myself in the Head': A Doctor Addresses Suicidality Stigma
    'I Almost Shot Myself in the Head': A Doctor Addresses Suicidality StigmaDecember 6th, 2018

Research History

  • Medically Related InventionsUS Patent numbers: 5,573,525 and 5,598,939 - Bottle with closure element for receiving syringe and method therefore. Safe-T-Dose®1993 - 1995

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine
    Member

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations

Industry Relationships

  • Preceptor, Georgetown University School of MedicinePrecept third-year medical students in family medicine2018 - Present
  • Preceptor, University San Diego - Hahn School of Nursing and Health SciencePrecept doctor of nursing practice students in family medicine2017 - Present
  • Preceptor, Stanford University School of MedicinePrecept Physician Assistant students in family medicine2011 - 2016