“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



Medical College of Virginia
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine
Richmond, VA

Internship and Residency

Medical College of Virginia
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine
Richmond, VA

Medical School

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

Undergraduate School

Emory University
Bachelor of Science, 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
2014 – Present

Christian Medical and Dental Association
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 VCU Health Center’s Medical College of Virginia and has been practicing in the Richmond area since 1993.

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