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Summary

  • Carlton C.L. Watson, M.D., M.S. is originally from Brooklyn, New York. He graduated Cum Laude from Virginia Commonwealth University with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and a minor in Chemistry. Thereafter, he attended Drexel University College of Medicine and obtained his Master of Science in Biological Sciences. He later attended the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. In 2020, he joined the Department of Surgery at Nassau University Medical Center for his internship year. Throughout medical school, he focused his research efforts on traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries. He has published several peer-reviewed journal articles and has presented his work at national neurosurgical meetings.

Education & Training

  • Lahey ClinicResidency, Neurological Surgery, 2021
  • Nassau University Medical Center
    Nassau University Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery, 2020 - 2021
  • American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine
    American University of the Caribbean School of MedicineClass of 2019, MD
  • Drexel University College of MedicineMS, Biological Sciences, 2012 - 2014
  • Virginia Commonwealth UniversityBS, Exercise Science, Cum Laude, 2009 - 2012

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Pain control after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: A Contemporary Literature Review  
    Rasouli, J., Watson, C., Yaeger, K., Ladner, T., Kellner, C., Dangayach, N., Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 10/2019
  • Vascular Lesions In Childhood - What You See Is Not Always What You Get  
    Maqsood, S., Watson, C., Decade, E., Guiney, P., Journal of Family Medicine, 5/2/2019
  • What the future holds for the challenging Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia?  
    Bisharat-Kernizan J., Watson C., Margetis K., Clinical Trials in Degenerative Diseases, 10/23/2018
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Abstracts/Posters

  • Pharmacologic Venous Thromboembolic Prophylaxis in High-Risk Traumatic Brain Injury
    Watson C., Schūpper A., Barthélemy E., Cescon J., Oliver GA., Jones S., Hickman Z, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Boston, MA, 4/2020
  • The Current State of Beta-Blocker Use to Improve Outcome After Acute Traumatic Brain Injury
    Watson C., Schūpper A., Barthélemy E., Twelker K., Jones S., Hickman Z., American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Boston, MA, 4/2020
  • Outcomes and complications of endovascular mechanical thrombectomy in the treatment of posterior circulation occlusions: a systematic review
    Watson C., Chen C.J., Kadakia S., Camacho A., Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Houston, TX, 10/2018
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Professional Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
    Student Member
  • National Medical Association (NMA)
    Member

Hospital Affiliations