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Joanna H. Watkins, MD

Joanna H. Watkins, MD

IU Health

Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

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Dr. Joanna Watkins is board certified in otolaryngology. She completed her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry and Cell Biology at the University of California in San Diego with a GPA of 4.0. She then earned her medical degree at Vanderbilt School of Medicine. She then completed an internship in General Surgery and residency in Otolaryngology at University of Wisconsin, Madison. During her training, she was awarded with the best intern of the year award in Transplant Surgery and best ENT teaching resident award by the graduating medical students. During her training, Dr. Watkins was involved in medical relief work in Nigeria and Honduras and took part in various research endeavors.

Her practice includes general otolaryngology and allergy service. She provides inhalant allergy testing and immunotherapy treatments for inhalant allergies, including allergy injection immunotherapy and sublingual immunotherapy.

Dr. Watkins sees patients at the Bloomington and Martinsville offices.

Dr. Watkins is married to a “Hoosier” and has twin girls who keep her running all the time. She loves spending time with her family and read in her free time. She and her family have called Bloomington home since 2012. She appreciates the amazing cultural experience Bloomington offers, including great music venues.

Specialties & Details


Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

Conditions & Treatments:

Allergies, allergy testing, allergy injection immunotherapy


School of Medicine:

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine


University of Wisconsin

Hospitals & Affiliations

Hospital Privileges:

IU Health Bloomington, IU Health Morgan, IU Health Paoli

Physician Group:

IU Health Southern Indiana Physicians


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