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