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Monica Denise Watkins, M.D.

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Johns Hopkins Medical Imaging - Bethesda

Appointment Phone: 443-997-7237
6420 Rockledge Drive
Suite 3100
Bethesda, MD 20817 map
Phone: 301-897-5656 | Fax: 301-897-7333

Sibley Memorial Hospital

Appointment Phone: 202-537-4795
5255 Loughboro Road NW
Washington, DC 20016 map
Phone: 202-537-4000

Suburban Hospital

Appointment Phone: 301-896-2222
8600 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20814 map
Phone: 301-896-2222


Dr. Watkins received a bachelor of arts degree in Psychobiology from Harvard University and a medical doctor degree from the University of Chicago-Pritzker School of Medicine. She completed internship at Georgetown-INOVA Fairfax Hospital followed by a Diagnostic Radiology residency and Neuroradiology fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Dr. Watkins was a staff Neuroradiologist for Howard County General Hospital and the director of the Bethesda outpatient center for American Radiology from 2006-2015. She then served as Sub Chief of Neuroradiology Mid Atlantic Permanente Medical Group from 2015-2016.

Dr. Watkins has served as a Neuroradiology course lecturer for the American College of Radiology, case review lecturer for the Radiological Society of North America and a reviewer for the Neuoradiology section of the Radiographics Journal. more

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  • MD; University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine (2000)


  • Radiology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2005)


  • Neuroradiology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2006)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology) (2005)
  • American Board of Radiology (Neuroradiology) (2007)

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