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Dr. John Watkins is an orthopedic surgeon in Duluth, MN. He diagnoses and treats injuries or diseases of the musculoskeletal system.


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St. Luke's Hospital Associates of Duluth  


(218) 249-7996


1012 E 2nd Street, Duluth, MN 55805

Office Details

Doctor Specialty Orthopedic Surgery
Practice Specialty Multi Specialty
Languages Spoken English

St Lukes Hospital of Duluth  


(715) 685-6601


415 Ellis Avenue, Ashland, WI 54806-1631

Office Details

Doctor Specialties Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine
Languages Spoken English

St Lukes Hospital of Duluth  


915 E 1st Street, Duluth, MN 55805-2107

Office Details

Doctor Specialty Orthopedic Surgery
Languages Spoken English

Insurance Accepted  

  • Medicare

About Dr. Watkins
Dr. Watkins



Dr. John Watkins graduated from University of Colorado School of Medicine in 1996.

Dr. Watkins has three offices in Minnesota and Wisconsin where he specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.

Dr. Watkins works with one hundred and eight doctors including Dr. Brett Shepard and Dr. Norman Boucher.


Education & Training  

Hospital Affiliations

  • St Lukes Hospital of Duluth
  • Memorial Medical Center Inc

Languages Spoken  

  • English

Dr. Watkins's Medicare Fee‑for‑Service Data (2014)  

Please Note: The information displayed below is sourced from the 2014 Medicare Physician and Other Supplier National Provider Identifier (NPI) Aggregate Report. It's important to remember that the statistics below are not inclusive of all patients treated by Dr. Watkins, but only those who participate in Medicare.

  • Participates in Medicare?: Yes 
  • Number of HCPCS Codes: 77 
  • Number of Services: 1330 
  • Medical Suppress Indicator:  
  • Number of HCPCS Associated With Medical Services: 75 
  • Number of Medical Services: 650 
  • Number of Medicare Patients with Medical Services: 223 
  Medicare Patient Demographics
  • Total Number of Medicare Patients: 223 
  • Average Age of Medicare Patients: 69 
  • Number of Patients Under Age 65: 64 
  • Number of Patients Age 65 to 74: 84 
  • Number of Patients Age 75 to 84: 50 
  • Number of Patients Over Age 84: 25 
  • Number of Female Patients : 124 
  • Number of Male Patients: 99 
  • Number of Non-Hispanic White Patients: 203 
  • Number of Black or African American Patients: 0 
  • Number of Asian Pacific Islander Patients: 0 
  • Number of Hispanic Patients: 0 
  • Number of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients: 0 
  • Number of Patients with Race Not Elsewhere Classified: 0 
  • Number of Patients with Medicare Only Entitlement: 157 
  • Number of Patients with Medicare & Medicaid Entitlement: 66 
  Medicare Patient Condition Demographics
  • Percent of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: 7% 
  • Percent of Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia: 8% 
  • Percent of Patients with Asthma: 5% 
  • Percent of Patients with Cancer: 8% 
  • Percent of Patients with Heart Failure: 12% 
  • Percent of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: 20% 
  • Percent of Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: 11% 
  • Percent of Patients with Depression: 27% 
  • Percent of Patients with Diabetes: 26% 
  • Percent of Patients with Hyperlipidemia: 39% 
  • Percent of Patients with Hypertension (High Blood Pressure): 51% 
  • Percent of Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease: 19% 
  • Percent of Patients with Osteoporosis: 7% 
  • Percent of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis / Osteoarthritis: 61% 
  • Percent of Patients with Schizophrenia / Other Psychotic Disorders: 7% 
  • Percent of Patients with Stroke: 0% 
  Medicare Payments Data
  • Total Submitted Charge Amount: $209,463.00 
  • Total Medicare Allowed Amount: $81,946.80 
  • Total Medicare Payment Amount: $59,764.86 
  • Total Medicare Standardized Payment Amount: $63,702.33 
  • Total Medical Submitted Charge Amount: $197,401.80 
  • Total Medical Medicare Allowed Amount: $80,223.28 
  • Total Medical Medicare Payment Amount: $58,485.61 
  • Total Medical Medicare Standardized Payment Amount: $62,423.08 
  Medicare Prescription Drug Data
  • Drug Suppress Indicator: n/a 
  • Number of HCPCS Associated With Drug Services: 2 
  • Number of Drug Services: 680 
  • Number of Medicare Beneficiaries With Drug Services: 56 
  • Total Drug Submitted Charge Amount: $12,061.20 
  • Total Drug Medicare Allowed Amount: $1,723.52 
  • Total Drug Medicare Payment Amount: $1,279.25 
  • Total Drug Medicare Standardized Payment Amount: $1,279.25