Robert Watts, MD, has spent over 30 years catering to the children of Oakland, California at his private practice. Specializing in asthmatic patients, Dr. Watts treats a number of issues for children and also performs wellness exams and immunizations. Voted Best Pediatrician in Oakland in 2010, Dr. Watts enjoys giving back to the poor in this inner city area. His goal is to see and serve generations of the same family and watch them get better, tracking their progress.
Education and Training
University of Pennsylvania
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania 1975
Dr. Robert Watts MD's Expert Contributions
That's easy, no. Take him to see his/her doctor if you are concerned. READ MORE
If they eat their vegetables and have a source of calcium that almost covers it. Most children are vitamin D deficient. Unless your kids get lots of sunshine, they could probably profit from a supplement. The more sunshine they get, the more concern their is about skin problems. READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
- Best Pediatrician in Oakland, 2010
- Sleep Apnea
- Sleep Disorders
- Seborrheic Dermatitis
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (copd)
- Allergic Reaction
- Pityriasis Rosea
- Children's Hospital Oakland, Oakland 1978
- UCSD-Kaiser San Diego
- Children's Hospital of Oakland
Professional Society Memberships
- Children's First Medical Group
What do you attribute your success to?
Always Wanting to Help People
Hobbies / Sports
- Tennis, Roller Blading, Yoga, Gardening
Favorite professional publications
- Journal of Pediatrics
- Children's Hospital of Oakland
Dr. Robert Watts MD's Practice location
Oakland, California 94619Get Direction
OAKLAND, CA 94619Get Direction
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- What Is a Rotavirus Vaccine?
A rotavirus is an oral vaccine against the rotavirus infection, which causes diarrhea, vomiting, fever, and headache in babies aged between 8-12 weeks. The diarrhea can be severe, which leads to dehydration. This vaccine is given to the child through the mouth using a dropper. Who should have a...
- Treatments for Jaundice
Treatments are only necessary when the patient has extremely high levels of bilirubin in the blood. Most babies suffering from jaundice don’t require treatments because their blood’s bilirubin levels are often low. Under such conditions, the symptoms often improve with a period of two weeks and...
- Cold vs. Allergy: How to Tell the Difference
It is very common to assume that anyone with the sniffles is contagious. Very often, however, those sniffles are not linked to anything contagious at all--they can be related to other factors. The first thought of many individuals when they suffer from a runny nose, nasal congestion, coughing, or...
- Do I Have the Mumps?
The mumps is a highly contagious airborne viral infection, which manifests in a specific shape of the face and neck. The causing agent is the virus of mumps (paramyxovirus). Timely vaccination (MMR) is the best way to prevent complications that arise in 95% of cases. The mumps virus can be...
- What Medications Are Required to Treat Meningitis?
The type of treatment to use is determined by the organism that causes the illness, the severity of the disease, the age of the patient and overall health status.What tests are done to identify meningitis?A few tests may be performed to determine whether you have meningitis. Tests are also done to...
- How to Protect Your Child from Getting Head Lice in School
Head lice are grayish insects that feed on human blood extracted from the scalp. Female lice release sticky substances that attach all eggs to specific hair shafts. Eggs are laid a few millimeters from the shaft - an environment that offers the idyllic temperature for incubation.Everyone who comes...
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