Skip to main content
William Watson, MD, Neurology, Lexington, KY, Aurora Medical Center - Bay Area


Neurology Lexington, KY

Professor, Neurology; Medical Director Kentucky Neuroscience Institute

Dr. Watson is on Doximity

As a Doximity member you'll join over two million verified healthcare professionals in a private, secure network.

  • Connect with other colleagues in the same hospital or clinic
  • Search all U.S. specialist profiles and refer a patient
  • Read the latest clinical news and earn CME/CEU credits

See Dr. Watson's full profile

Already have an account?

  • Office

    Kentucky Clinic Department Of Neurology
    740 South Limestone
    Lexington, KY 40536
    Phone+1 859-323-5661
    Fax+1 859-257-8951
  • Is this information wrong?

Education & Training

  • UniforMed Services University of the Health Sciences
    UniforMed Services University of the Health SciencesPh.D., Neuroscience, 1997 - 2000
  • UniforMed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
    UniforMed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of MedicineClass of 1997
  • United States Naval Academy
    United States Naval AcademyB.S., Naval Architecture, 1980 - 1984

Certifications & Licensure

  • TN State Medical License
    TN State Medical License 2022 - 2026
  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2023 - 2026
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2021 - 2025
  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 2023 - 2025
  • IN State Medical License
    IN State Medical License 2001 - 2025
  • KY State Medical License
    KY State Medical License 2014 - 2025
  • WV State Medical License
    WV State Medical License 2022 - 2023
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology
  • Join now to see all

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Semi-finalist in Walter Reed Basic Science BK Ashford Research competition 2004
  • Semi-finalist in Walter Reed Clinical Research BK Ashford competition 2004
  • John M. Hallenbeck National Capital Consortium Neurology Award 2004
  • Join now to see all

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Impaired cortical mitochondrial function following TBI precedes behavioral changes  
    William Doster Watson, John E. Buonora, Angela M Yarnell, Jessica J Lucky, Michaela I D'Acchille, David C. McMullen, Andrew G Boston, Andrew V. Kuczmarski, William S K..., Frontiers in Neuroenergetics, 1/4/2014
  • Impact of repeated stress on traumatic brain injury-induced mitochondrial electron transport chain expression and behavioral responses in rats  
    Guoqiang Xing, Erin S Barry, Brandi Benford, Neil E Grunberg, He Li, William D. Watson, Pushpa Sharma, Frontiers in Neurotrauma, 1/12/2013
  • The cytokine temporal profile in rat cortex after controlled cortical impact  
    Clifton L Dalgard, Jeffrey T Cole, William S Kean, Jessica J Lucky, Gauthaman Sukumar, David C McMullen, Harvey B Pollard, William D. Watson, Frontiers in Molecular Neurosci, 1/25/2012
  • Join now to see all

Books/Book Chapters


  • Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy: Making the case 
    Lexington, KY - 1/5/2016
  • Basic Neuro Exam 
    University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY - 1/1/2016
  • Myelopathy 
    University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY - 1/1/2016
  • Join now to see all

Hospital Affiliations