Growth and Progress

Watson Clinic HighlandsSetting the pace... for growth and progress.

Watson Clinic voluntarily participates in a series of rigorous examinations conducted by the most reputable patient advocacy groups in the industry. Every facet of our operation is scrutinized against strict state and national guidelines.

Watson Clinic Highlands (pictured here) is a stunning two-story medical facility that offers expert primary care, dermatology, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, otolaryngology (ENT), facial plastic surgery and Hearing Center services, as well as comprehensive radiology capabilities, including CAT scan, DEXA bone density scanning, x-ray, ultrasound and 3D mammography, and an on-site laboratory for faster test results and more efficient patient visits. On the far east side of the facility, patients and non-patients alike can receive walk-in care without an appointment from our Watson Clinic XpressCare at Highlands office.

In 1969, Watson Clinic was the first medical clinic in the United States to achieve accreditation by the American Association of Medical Clinics. Every year since, Watson Clinic has achieved a highly coveted three-year accreditation from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. This honor attests to our adherence to national standards of excellence.

Lakeland Surgical & Diagnostic Center, LLP, the local surgery center co-owned by Watson Clinic and utilized by our surgeons for outpatient procedures, was one of 23 facilities in the country to receive an Apex Quality Award. This distinction recognizes outstanding healthcare organizations that demonstrate the highest levels of excellence in patient satisfaction throughout the United States.

Watson Clinic also maintains the only sleep disorder center in the area to be accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. These achievements reflect our ongoing commitment to establishing a higher standard of care in our community.

The Watson Clinic Women’s Center features Polk County’s most experienced and complete breast cancer program. An expert team comprised of fellowship trained mammographers and radiologists, dedicated oncologists, breast-specific surgeons, plastic & reconstructive surgeons, and knowledgeable nurse navigators treat more breast cancer than any other medical facility in the area. The Women's Center is a beautiful, two-suite facility dedicated to elevating the wellness of women throughout our community. The Women's Center is the only breast care facility in the area to offer a variety of services such as the cryoablation of breast tissue.

Watson Clinic offers the convenience of two Pediatric offices in Lakeland, as well as round-the-clock coverage by our board-certified Pediatric Department. In addition to our office based physicians, we employ Pediatric Hospitalists to ensure an effective delivery of care and rapid management of multiple issues that can occur during the course of hospitalization of our patients.
The Watson Clinic Cancer & Research Center sets the benchmark for exceptional cancer care in our community. Our expert team of cancer specialists, including medical and surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, nurses, social workers and dietitians collaborate to create only the most comprehensive treatment protocols. Services include chemotherapy, clinical research, helical ultra-speed CT simulation, PET scan, radiation therapy, IMRT, IGRT, IGRS, mammosite therapy, ultrasound localization, patient education and support groups.

The Center for Cancer Care & Research allows our patients unprecedented access to the latest innovations in cancer care and involvement in groundbreaking research projects.

Our gynecologic oncology department was the first in Polk County to successfully complete a hysterectomy using robotic technology. Watson Clinic physicians have utilized this revolutionary, minimally invasive technology to perform a variety of urologic and cardiac procedures as well.

For a full listing of all of our locations and other hospital and surgical facilities that our physicians have privileges to, click here.
Watson Clinic Main, Watson Clinic Bella Vista Building and Watson Clinic Cancer & Research Center

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