Jeremy P. Watkins, MDPhysician
Areas of Expertise
- Disorders of the Voice
- Functional/Cosmetic Issues with the Nose
- Head and Neck Surgery
- Minimally Invasive Sinus Surgery
- Minimally Invasive Thyroid Surgery
- Sinus and Allergy Disorders
- Sleep Apnea
Internship and Residency
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
General Surgery, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
2004 and 2008
Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Magna Cum Laude
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
New Orleans, LA
Louisiana State University
Bachelor of Science
Magna Cum Laude
Baton Rouge, LA
“Vowel harmonic amplitude differences in a speaker with hypokinetic dysarthria before and after treatment.” Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology 14(4):229-234, (2006): Cannito M.P., Suiter D.M., Watkins J.P., Wolf T., Chorna L., Beverly D.
“Speech Intelligibility in a speaker with idiopathic Parkinson’s disease before and after treatment.” Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology: Cannito M.P., Suiter D.M., Watkins J.P., Wolf T., Chorna L., Beverly D.
“The radical mastoidectomy and cochlear implantation, a caution about electrode extrusion.”: Watkins J.P., Armstrong D., MacDonald C.B.
“Effects of neck dissection combined with radiation and chemotherapy on shoulder function.” Head and Neck Presentations: Watkins J.P., Samant S., Cleveland K., Mascioli A., Gilpin D., King K.
“Submucous resection of the inferior turbinate.” Presented at COSM; Chicago, IL, (2006): Watkins J.P., Knipe T.A., Chandra R.K., Handorf C.
“Effects of neck dissection combined with radiation and chemotherapy on shoulder function.” Presented at the Ed Cocke Research Symposium; Memphis, TN, (2006). Also presented at Triological Society Meeting; Marco Island, FL, (2007): Watkins J.P., Samant S., Cleveland K., Mascioli A., Gilpin D., King K.
“Concha bullosa of the inferior turbinate.” Presented at the American Rhinologic Society meeting; Los Angeles, CA, (2005): Watkins J.P., Chandra R.K.
“Vocal Harmonic Amplitude Differences in Hypokinetic Dysarthria Before and After Treatment.” Presented at Ed Cocke Research Symposium; Memphis, TN (2007):
Watkins J.P., Thompson J.
“Nasal Airway Obstruction”, in Textbook of Rhinology, ed Stucker F, Souza C, et al. Spriner-Verlag (in publication): Watkins J.P., Chandra R.K.
“Chemical Peels.” Handbook of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Goldenberg & Goldstein: Thieme (in publication): Watkins J.P., Langsdon P.
Grand Rounds Presentations
Complications of Mandible Fractures (10/07)
Pediatric Cochlear Implants (3/07)
Review of Nasal Airway Obstruction and Objective Testing (1/07)
Management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism (5/06)
Management of Chronic Aspiration (10/05)
Atraumatic Facial Nerve Paralysis (9/05)
Choanal Atresia (3/05)
Review and Management of Anaphylaxis (9/04)
Subspecialty Courses Attended
Jeremy Watkins – BoardVitals: Otolaryngology MOC from October 22, 2016 to February 25, 2017
University of Tennessee Endoscopic Sinus Course. Memphis, TN 10/04, 10/05
University of Tennessee Skull Base Course. Memphis, TN 8/04, 8/05
University of Tennessee Temporal Bone Dissection Course. Memphis, TN 3/04, 3/05, 4/06, 4/07
Midwest Update: Techniques in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, St. Louis, MO 8/05, 8/06
University of Tennessee Aging Face Course. Hilton Head, SC 4/06
Stryker Labs: Temporal Bone Drilling Course. Memphis, TN 2/06
Acclarent Balloon Sinuplasty instructional course. Memphis, TN 3/08
Dr. Jeremy Watkins is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist. He practices ear, nose, throat and sinus care for children and adults with disorders of ear, nose, throat, allergy, sinus, hearing loss, thyroid, and head & neck cancer.
Dr. Watkins received his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. He obtained his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana and finished his training in Memphis, Tennessee where he completed a general surgery internship, followed by a residency in Otolaryngology at the University of Tennessee.
Dr. Watkins is a member of the Tarrant County Medical Society, Texas Medical Association, as well as the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Watkins specializes in general ear, nose and throat disorders in both adults and children.
Special areas of interest include functional/cosmetic issues with the nose (including septoplasty, rhinoplasty, and turbinate reduction), sinus and allergy disorders, minimally invasive sinus surgery, minimally invasive thyroid surgery, sleep apnea, head and neck surgery, and disorders of the voice. Dr. Watkins enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons. He also enjoys fishing, biking, cooking and playing the guitar.