John Watson, MD


Phone (217)547-9100


"My clinical focus is on the evaluation and management of non-operative musculoskeletal disorders, particularly spinal pain and sports injuries. I have expertise in using both fluoroscopy and ultrasound for interventional procedures like spinal and joint injections. I also utilize EMGs to assist in properly diagnosing peripheral nerve injuries."

Additional Info
  • Graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine,
    Springfield, Illinois
  • Internship, Michigan State University, Kalamazoo Center for
    Medical Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Residency, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of
    Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado
  • Fellowship, Interventional Spine & Sports Medicine,
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of
    Orthopedic Surgery, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Board Certified, American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Board Certified, American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (ABEM)
  • Board Certified Sports Medicine (ABPMR)
  • Fellow, American Association of Neuromuscular and
    Electrodiagnostic (AANEM)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine (ABPMR)
  • Member, Sangamon County Medical Society
  • Member, Illinois State Medical Society
  • Member: North America Spine Society (NASS)
  • Member: American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • Pioneer Member, American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)
  • Clinical Outpatient Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Southern Illinois School of Medicine 
1301 South Koke Mill Road
Springfield, Illinois 62711