Michael Watson, DO

Providing quality, compassionate care for you and your family

Michael Watson, DO

Personal Biography:

Dr. Watson is a resident physician of Samaritan Family Medicine Resident Clinic.

He earned a bachelor’s degree from Freed-Hardeman University, and a medical degree from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

In his free time he enjoys practicing karate and qi gong, traveling, cooking, hiking and camping.

Medical Education and Training:

Bachelor's degree: Freed-Hardeman University
Medical degree: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine



  • Family Medicine
    Family medicine providers provide comprehensive health care for all members of the family. They may be physicians, nurse practitioners or physician assistants. They serve as a primary care provider for their patients.
  • Resident Physician
    Resident physicians have earned medical degrees and practice medicine under the supervision of fully licensed physicians, usually in a hospital or clinic. Medical residency programs provide in-depth training within family practice, internal medicine, psychiatry, orthopedic surgery, general surgery or other specialties and builds on the medical knowledge and clinical skills learned in medical school, enabling the physician to get more hands-on experience.