John Watkins, MD

Providing quality, compassionate care for you and your family

John Watkins, MD

Personal Biography:

In addition to providing primary care for his patients at Samaritan Pacific Internal Medicine, Dr. Watkins also serves as medical director for Samaritan's hospice services in Newport and Lincoln City. Additionally, he has conducted years of cancer research. 

Dr. Watkins is a native of the Pacific Northwest. He moved to the Oregon coast in 2000, and enjoys playing piano, home and yard projects and motorcycle riding.

Medical Education and Training:

Doctoral degree: Washington State University
Medical degree: University of Rochester
Residency: University of Rochester
Board certification: Internal Medicine



  • Internal Medicine
    Internal medicine providers focus on adult medicine and have had special training to diagnose and treat adult diseases. They may be physicians, nurse practitioners or physician assistants. They serve as a primary care provider for their patients.