“The practice of medicine is fundamentally accomplished through relationship. The effective physician succeeds through establishing trust and confidence one individual patient at a time.”

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Areas of Expertise

  • Caring for Multigenerational Families
  • Geriatrics
  • Preventative Care
  • Urgent Illness and Injuries


Internship and Residency

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine
Richmond, VA
1994 and 1998

Medical School

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Richmond, VA

Graduate School

University of Virginia
Master of Science
Charlottesville, VA

Undergraduate School

Emory University
Bachelor of Science in Math/Computer Science
Atlanta, GA

Hospitals Affiliated With

Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital
Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital
Chippenham & Johnston-Willis Hospital
Henrico Doctors Hospital

Professional Associations

American College of Pediatricians (ACPeds)
2014 – Present

Christian Medical and Dental Association (CMDA)
2005 – Present


“Advanced Image Processing, Quantitative Analysis and 3D Display of MR Imagery as Applied to Atherosclerosis and Breast Lesions.” Biosensors and Bioinstrumentation, (1991): 399-437. Print.

“Multispectral Pattern Recognition of MR Imagery for the Noninvasive Evaluation of Atherosclerosis.”¬†9th International Conference on Pattern Recognition¬†Vol. 2, (1988): 1192-1197.

“3-D Display of Structural and Functional MRI Imagery.”¬†Proc. of the 9th Annual of the I.F.F.F Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, (1987): 1689-1692.

Personal Interests

Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family and reading Christian apologetics.


Dr. Watterson is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics with extensive emergency medicine experience. While continuing to practice emergency medicine, he founded Rockwell Physicians of Salisbury in 2007 to provide primary and urgent care to infants, children, and adults.

He completed medical school and residency training at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and has been practicing in the Richmond area since 1993.

He is the father of four homeschooled children and active in his church.