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Cara Alexandria Watts, MD

Ear, Nose and Throat

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Cara Alexandria Watts, MD

About Cara Alexandria Watts, MD


After her undergraduate studies at Yale University, Dr. Watts earned her medical degree at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. She completed an Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery residency with the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center, where she received awards for resident research and teaching. She is board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology.

Passionate about the ENT field for its broad patient population, immense subject diversity, and opportunity to contribute in both the clinical and surgical settings, Dr. Watts holds herself to an especially high standard when it comes to positive relationships with her patients.

Dr. Watts specializes in salivary gland surgery, including submandibular gland excision and parotidectomy, as well as, functional endoscopic sinus surgery, general pediatrics, allergy care, surgery for nasal obstruction, and laryngopharyngeal reflux.

A local native of Virginia Beach, the beach remains Dr. Watts' favorite aspect of the Tidewater area. In her free time, she enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.


Medical: University of Virginia School of Medicine
Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago
Internship: University of Illinois at Chicago

Board Certifications

American Board of Otolaryngology - Otolaryngology


Riverside ENT Physicians & Surgeons - Newport News

895 City Center Boulevard, 152, Newport News, VA 23606



Riverside ENT Physicians & Surgeons - Hampton

850 Enterprise Parkway, 2000, Hampton, VA 23666



Blog Articles

Featuring: Cara Alexandria Watts, MD

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