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Paula L. Watson MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
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    4.8
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  • 158 ratings
  • 16 comments

Areas of Expertise

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    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
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    Sleep Medicine

Conditions and Treatments

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    Critical Illness
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    Respiratory Failure/ARDS
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    Sleep Disorders
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    Bronchoscopic Transbronchial Biopsy
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    Mechanical Ventilation
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    Thoracentesis

Locations (2)

Vanderbilt Lung Institute One Hundred Oaks
719 Thompson Lane, Suite 20300
Nashville, TN 37204
Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks
719 Thompson Lane, Suite 20300
Nashville, TN 37204

Education

  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Arkansas, 1990
  • Internship - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1991
  • Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1995
  • Fellowship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1996

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1997
  • Pulmonary Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2016

Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Dr. Watson is outstanding. Her care, concern, explanation/information was wonderful. I felt like she truly cared about me. She was so sincere. A very special Dr.
August 10, 2021
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Dr Watson is the best!
August 7, 2021
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Good
August 1, 2021
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Excellent care to my needs and how to go about getting the right treatment
July 30, 2021
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Dr. Paula is always excellent
July 20, 2021
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*Dr. Watson is the best.
July 6, 2021
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I believe they saved my life
May 6, 2021
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I loved her! I was a little nervous since it was my first time, but she made me feel comfy. Answered all questions, and really cared about me.
May 3, 2021
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Dr Watson was very helpful with my questions
April 27, 2021
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