Dr Watson studied at The University of New South Wales, graduating from the six year combined medicine degree in 1996.
Originally from Armidale, where he spent his childhood, he retains a strong interest in and commitment to Rural Health.
As well as the standard training required of General Practitioners, Dr Watson has undertaken further training in the procedural areas of anaesthetics and obstetrics, also spending time in intensive care and retrieval medicine. These skills have been put to good use following his commencing practice in Muswellbrook in 2000/2001.
Currently working 1 day most weeks, he divides time between his young family and the medical practice.
Interests outside of work include fine dining and enjoying a good wine. He is a keen reader and music buff, and has too many guitars. Providing a happy and encouraging environment to his 4 children is his main lifetime ambition.