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Sub Specialty:
Surgical Oncology
Colon & Rectal Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
General Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Northwest
UPMC Bedford
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Horizon
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Mercy

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
37 Patient
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Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery
UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St.
Digestive Disorders Ctr., 3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(877) 684-7189


Surgery, American Board of Surgery


MD, Columbia University Hospital, New York, NY

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

New York Presbyterian Medical Center,
New York, NY

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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August 23, 2018

Dr Andrew Watson is a highly talented surgeon. In short, he saved my life! No other doctor was able to aleviate my Crohn's. I am now disease free and on track for long term preventative care. I have my life back...I have my life!

August 16, 2018

Dr. Watson is fantastic. Surgery is scary but I went in feeling confident I was in good hands.

July 19, 2018

Good experience--Dr. Watson was very open to me calling him or following up via email if i had any additional questions or concerns. He made himself fully available to me if necessary.

July 12, 2018

Dr. Watson is very understanding and really listens to my concerns...and willing to help is very frustrating to try and tell a doctor what you are experiencing and they are as frustrated on how to help...Dr. Watson listened and will help me....and that is a big plus for my quality of life....

June 28, 2018

This was a post-op visit for surgery I had performed June 15. Dr. Watson always listens to my concerns and answers my questions thoroughly. He is very attentive and honestly cares about my health.

June 28, 2018

We think Dr. Watson is a truly talented, amazing surgeon. We are very impressed with the amount of time he takes to talk with you before and after the surgery. He shows his care, concern and professionalism above and beyond many other providers. We highly recommend Dr. Watson and his team.

May 03, 2018

Dr. Watson was a very pleasant physician. He is not my pcp but a specialist I went to see about a problem I am having. He has a very pleasant sense of humor which puts you very much at ease when you are dealing with a condition that is serious and makes you nervous. He was very knowledgeable with information I needed to find out about and took as much time as we needed to ask any questions I had. I was very glad that I was referred to him and will be seeing him again.

April 19, 2018

information received by Dr Watson was extremely informative and will determine the outcome of my decision-making. I am following preventative care and hoping for positive results. If I do need more care I know that Dr Watson will be the best choice.

March 15, 2018

Dr. Watson made me feel like my condition mattered and secure in knowing that I was in good hands for the surgery to follow.

January 18, 2018

Dr. Watson answered all of my questions and made me feel comfortable and respected. I would definitely recommend him to others.