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Brad Watkins, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery; Director, Division of General Surgery at West Chester Medical Center

Education/Credentials
  • Bachelor's Degree: Western Kentucky University
  • Medical Degree: University of Louisville
  • General Surgery Residency: Good Samaritan Hospital

Board Certifications & Licenses
  • Board Certified Diplomate American Board of Surgery, 1999
  • Medical License State of Ohio
Contact Information
  • UC Physicians Office North
  • Suite 2300
  • 7690 Discovery Drive
  • West Chester, Ohio 45069
  • Office 513-939-2265
  • Email brad.watkins@uc.edu

Peer Reviewed Publications

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Hoehn, Richard S; Seitz, Aaron P; Singer, Kathleen E; Thompson, Jonathan R; Watkins, Brad M 2019. Enhanced Recovery Protocol for Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy: Are Narcotics Necessary? Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, 23 8, 1541-1546

Dhar, Vikrom K; Hanseman, Dennis J; Watkins, Brad M; Paquette, Ian M; Shah, Shimul A; Thompson, Jonathan R 2018. What matters after sleeve gastrectomy: patient characteristics or surgical technique? Surgery, 163 3, 571-577

Iossa, Angelo; De Peppo, Francesco; Caccamo, Romina; Watkins, Brad Michael; Abbatini, Francesca; Ceriati, Emanuela; Silecchia, Gianfranco 2018. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in adolescents with or without syndromic obesity: two years follow-up. Eating and weight disorders : EWD, 23 4, 479-486

Iossa, Angelo; Abdelgawad, Mohamed; Watkins, Brad Michael; Silecchia, Gianfranco 2016. Leaks after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: overview of pathogenesis and risk factors. Langenbeck's archives of surgery, 401 6, 757-66

Bhoyrul, Sunil; Dixon, John; Fielding, George; Ren Fielding, Christine; Patterson, Emma; Grossbard, Lee; Shayani, Vafa; Bessler, Marc; Voellinger, David; Billy, Helmuth; Cywes, Robert; Ehrlich, Timothy B; Jones, Daniel B; Watkins, Brad M; Ponce, Jaime; Brengman, Matthew; Schroder, Gregory 2009. Safety and effectiveness of bariatric surgery: Roux-en-y gastric bypass is superior to gastric banding in the management of morbidly obese patients: a response. Patient safety in surgery, 3 1, 17

Montgomery, Kevin F; Watkins, Brad M; Ahroni, Jessie H; Michaelson, Robert; Abrams, Ronald E; Erlitz, Marc D; Scurlock, James E 2007. Outpatient laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding in super-obese patients. Obesity surgery, 17 6, 711-6

Ahroni, Jessie H; Montgomery, Kevin F; Watkins, Brad M 2005. Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: weight loss, co-morbidities, medication usage and quality of life at one year. Obesity surgery, 15 5, 641-7

Watkins, Brad M; Montgomery, Kevin F; Ahroni, Jessie H 2005. Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: early experience in 400 consecutive patients in the USA. Obesity surgery, 15 1, 82-7

Watkins, Brad M; Montgomery, Kevin F; Ahroni, Jessie H; Erlitz, Marc D; Abrams, Ronald E; Scurlock, James E 2005. Adjustable gastric banding in an ambulatory surgery center. Obesity surgery, 15 7, 1045-9

Eis, M J; Watkins, B M; Philip, A; Welling, R E 1998. Nonsteroidal-induced benign strictures of the colon: a case report and review of the literature. The American journal of gastroenterology, 93 1, 120-1

Watkins, Brad M . Gastric compartment syndrome: an unusual complication of gastric plication surgery. Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery, 8 6, e80-1

Watkins, Brad M; Ahroni, Jessie H; Michaelson, Robert; Montgomery, Kevin F; Abrams, Ron E; Erlitz, Marc D; Scurlock, Jim E . Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding in an ambulatory surgery center. Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery, 4 3 Suppl, S56-62