James C. Watson, M.D.

  1. Neurologist

Specialty Groups

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  • Clinical neurophysiology
  • Electromyography
  • Neurology education
  • ALS
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Herniated disc
  • Lower back pain
  • Stenosis
  1. 2005
    Fellow - Comprehensive/Interventional PainDepartment of Anesthesiology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2004
    Fellow - Clinical Neurophysiology, EMGDepartment of Neurology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2003
    Chief ResidentDepartment of Neurology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2003
    Resident - NeurologyDepartment of Neurology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 2000
    Internship - Internal MedicineThe Christ Hospital
  6. 1999
    MDCollege of Medicine, University of Cincinnati
  7. 1995
    BS - University Scholar, Natural SciencesXavier University

Certifications

  1. 2011
    Neuromuscular MedicineAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  2. 2006
    Pain MedicineAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  3. 2005
    Clinical NeurophysiologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  4. 2004
    NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    Distinguished Service AwardAmerican Academy of Pain Medicine
  2. 2017
    Teacher of the Year, Pain MedicinePain Medicine Fellowship, Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology
  3. 2012
    2012 Excellence in Teaching AwardClinical Neurophysiology Technology Program, Mayo Clinic School of Health-Related Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  4. 2012
    Mayo School of Health Sciences Outstanding Physician/Scientist Educator AwardMayo Clinic School of Health-Related Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  5. 2011
    2011 Teacher of the Year by the Mayo Fellows ' Association in the Department of NeurologyMayo Fellows Association, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  6. 2009
    Top Educator Award - Internal Medicine ResidencyDepartment of Internal Medicine
  7. 2009
    Neurology Residency Faculty Service AwardDepartment of Neurology
  8. 2005
    Fellow of the Year, Pain MedicineDepartment of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  9. 2002
    Chief ResidentNeurology Residency Program, Department of Neurology
  10. 2002
    Annual Meeting Resident ScholarshipAmerican Academy of Neurology
  11. 1999
    Hiram B. Weiss AwardUniversity of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  12. 1999
    Trufant Award & PrizeDepartment of Neurology, University of Cincinnati
  13. 1998
    Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor SocietyUniversity of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  14. 1995
    Commendation ScholarshipUniversity of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  15. 1993
    Summa Cum Laude HonorsXavier University
  16. 1993
    Rev. Joseph J. Peters, S.J., ScholarshipXavier University
  17. 1991
    Xavier University Trustee ScholarshipXavier University

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    Physician LeadOutpatient Epic Coordinating Group, Practice Metrics Group
  2. 2018 - present
    MemberDepartment of Neurology, Epic Optimization Steering Group
  3. 2018 - present
    Physician Co-ChairDepartment of Neurology, Template Optimization Workgroup
  4. 2018 - present
    memberPlanning Committee for Annual Mayo Clinic Selected Topics in Internal Medicine Course, Department of Internal Medicine
  5. 2018 - present
    ChairAmerican Academy of Pain Medicine, Ethics Council
  6. 2018 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Pain Medicine, Finance Committee
  7. 2018 - present
    Elected MemberAmerican Academy of Pain Medicine, Nominating Committee
  8. 2018 - present
    Physician LeadMayo Clinic Neurology Enterprise, Lab Optimization Steering Group
  9. 2018 - present
    Member, Practice AnalyticsOutpatient Practice Subcommittee
  10. 2018 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic, Rochester, Practice Leadership SWOT team
  11. 2017 - present
    Abstract ReviewerAmerican Academy of Neurology, Annual Meeting Pain and Palliative Care Scientific Abstract Cmte
  12. 2017 - present
    ChairMayo Clinic Neurology Enterprise, Red State Licensure MCCN Workgroup
  13. 2017 - present
    Epic Access ChampionDepartment of Neurology
  14. 2017 - present
    MemberIntraoperative Monitoring Task Force
  15. 2017 - present
    ChairMayo Clinic Neurology Enterprise Clinical Practice Committee
  16. 2017 - present
    MemberScientific Review and Guidelines Committee, American Academy of Pain Medicine
  17. 2017 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Neurology Enterprise, Enterprise Executive Committee
  18. 2016 - present
    Practice ChairMayo Clinic Enterprise Neurology
  19. 2016 - present
    Question Author and ReviewerAmerican Interventional Headache Society (AIHS)
  20. 2016 - present
    Physician LiaisonMayo Clinic Enterprise, Spine Center of Excellence Steering Committee
  21. 2016 - present
    Steering Committee MemberAmerican Academy of Pain Medicine, Annual Meeting Planning Committee
  22. 2016 - present
    Physician LiaisonMayo Clinic Enterprise, Spine Center of Excellence Contracting
  23. 2015 - 2017
    MemberMayo Clinic Neurology Enterprise Clinical Practice Committee
  24. 2015 - present
    Vice Chair, Practice AnalyticsDepartment of Neurology, Executive Committe
  25. 2015 - present
    MemberDepartment of Neurology, Practice Committee
  26. 2015 - present
    MemberDepartment of Neurology, Division Chairs Workgroup
  27. 2015 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Enterprise, Competitive Market Plan (CMP) Neurosciences Leadership Group
  28. 2015 - present
    MemberMayo Midwest Spine Care Network Integrated Decision Tree Workgroup
  29. 2015 - 2017
    MemberPlanning Committee for Annual Mayo Clinic Selected Topics in Internal Medicine Course, Department of Internal Medicine
  30. 2015 - 2016
    Committee MemberMSHS Education Committee, Mayo Clinic School of Health-Related Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  31. 2015 - present
    Question Author and ReviewerAmerican Board of Anesthesiology
  32. 2014 - 2017
    MemberEducation (Fellowships) Committee, Department of Neurology
  33. 2014 - 2015
    Abstract ReviewerAnnual Meeting Neuromuscular Scientific Abstract Committee, American Academy of Neurology
  34. 2014 - present
    Co-Lead PhysicianMayo Midwest Spine Care Network Clinical Care Process Models Workgroup
  35. 2014 - present
    MemberPain Medicine Fellowship Clinical Competency Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  36. 2014 - present
    MemberMayo Midwest Spine Care Network Steering Committee
  37. 2014 - 2018
    ChairHeadache Specialty Interest Group, American Society of Regional Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  38. 2014 - present
    FounderHeadache Specialty Interest Group, American Society of Regional Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  39. 2013 - 2017
    MemberResidency remediation committee, Department of Neurology
  40. 2013 - 2017
    MemberNeurology Residency Clinical Competency Committee, Department of Neurology
  41. 2013 - 2014
    MemberEMG Protocols Improvement Committee, Department of Neurology
  42. 2013 - present
    MemberAsk Mayo Expert Pain Content Workgroup, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  43. 2012 - present
    MemberNeurology Residency Recruitment Committee, Department of Neurology
  44. 2012 - present
    MemberNeurologic Complication Practice Advisory Committee, American Society of Regional Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  45. 2012 - 2018
    ChairScientific Abstract Committee, American Academy of Pain Medicine
  46. 2012 - 2016
    Committee MemberAnnual Meeting Planning Committee, American Academy of Pain Medicine
  47. 2012
    MemberElectrophysiology conference improvement workgroup, Department of Neurology
  48. 2011 - 2014
    Question Author and ReviewerPain Medicine Maintenance of Certification Committee and Editorial Board, American Society of Regional Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  49. 2011 - 2015
    Neuromuscular Fellowship Selection Committee, Department of Neurology
  50. 2011 - 2014
    MemberPain Medicine Annual Meeting Organizing Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  51. 2011 - present
    MemberPain Medicine Fellowship Selection Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  52. 2011 - 2014
    Medical DirectorBlended Learning Workgroup, Clinical Neurophysiology Technology Program, Mayo Clinic School of Health-Related Sciences
  53. 2009 - 2012
    MemberScientific Abstract Committee, American Academy of Pain Medicine
  54. 2009
    Content ExpertOpiate Orders Task-Force, Department of Neurology
  55. 2008
    Co-ChairSummer Scientific Session Committee, Department of Neurology
  56. 2007 - 2015
    Medical DirectorClinical Neurophysiology Technology Program, Mayo Clinic School of Health-Related Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  57. 2007 - 2015
    Admissions Committee, Clinical Neurophysiology Technology Program, Mayo Clinic School of Health-Related Sciences
  58. 2007 - present
    Triage ConsultantIncoming patient triage, Department of Neurology
  59. 2007 - 2017
    MemberResident Education Committee, Department of Neurology
  60. 2007 - 2013
    MemberResidency Review Committee, Department of Neurology
  61. 2007 - 2011
    MemberMedication Template and Standardization Work Group, Department of Neurology
  62. 2007 - 2010
    MemberClinical Neurophysiology Executive Committee, Department of Neurology
  63. 2006 - 2012
    Lead Physician - Pain ClinicMultidisciplinary Spine Work Group for Outcomes Database Development, Mayo Clinic Rochester Workgroups
  64. 2006 - 2015
    Course DirectorNeurology Summer Lecture Series, Department of Neurology
  65. 2006 - 2007
    MemberElectrophysiology Practice Enhancement Committee, Department of Neurology
  66. 2005 - 2016
    MemberCurriculum Committee, Department of Neurology
  67. 2002 - 2003
    Chief Resident - MemberResident Education Committee, Department of Neurology
  68. 2001 - 2003
    MemberCurriculum Committee, Department of Neurology
  69. 1995 - 1997
    MemberAdmissions Committee, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  70.  
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  71.  
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
  72.  
    MemberAmerican Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  73.  
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
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