Mark Jay Watson, MD
Credentialed by Children's Health
Dallas, Texas 75390
Mark Watson, M.D., is a surgeon at Children’s Health℠ who specializes in advanced laparoscopy techniques.
Dr. Watson earned his medical degree at Washington University in St. Louis and completed a residency in general surgery at Barnes-Jewish Hospital there. He joined the faculty at UT Southwestern in 2002.
Dr. Watson has been a D Magazine “Best Doctor” for three years in a row and was a U.S. News & World Report “Top Doctor” for 2012. Though he excels at patient care, he says that equally important to him is his role in training residents in advanced laparoscopy.
Dr. Watson is a past president of the Texas Chapter of the American College of Surgeons. He also is a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, as well as the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons.
A California native, Dr. Watson likes to surf and snow ski. He says he likes Dallas, even though it’s not a place that’s conducive to either of those activities. He’s also an avid bicycler and the father of three.