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Dr. James B. Watson, DO, DABAM, FSAM

Dr. James B. Watson is a board-certified addiction specialist (DO, DABAM) with 17 years of expertise in Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) and providing compassionate care to individuals struggling with addiction. 

He graduated from the prestigious Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) as a member of the class of 1999 and  completed his residency in Family Medicine at Mercy Suburban Hospital in Norristown, Pennsylvania, where he honed his skills in providing comprehensive and patient-centered care.

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 Shortly after, in 2002, he established his solo practice in Family Medicine at 31 East Fornance Street in Norristown, PA, where he has served the community ever since. Dr. Watson is a pioneer in offering extended-release Buprenorphine (Sublocade) and has personally administered over 3000 doses since 2018, making him one of the nation’s top Sublocade providers.

Dr. Watson’s patient-centered approach to care is built on guidance and cooperation. He firmly believes that patient education is the key to success, empowering individuals to take control of their health. Dr. Watson uses a direct physician care model and also accepts various types of insurance.

Additional Certifications:

Drug Administration Treatment Act (DATA) 2000 Waiver in 2007

American Board of Addication Medicine (ABAM) Certification in 2015

Certified Medical Marijuana Card Provider

Why Choose Dr. Watson – The PA Suboxone Doctor

  • Private Office Setting: Our office provides a safe and stigma-free environment where patients can feel comfortable sharing their challenges.
  • Experience Matters: With over 15 years of experience exclusively treating Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) in a private office setting, Dr. Watson brings unparalleled expertise to your care.
  • Direct Physician Care: You’ll have a one-on-one partnership with Dr. Watson, ensuring a personalized treatment plan for lasting recovery.
  • Telemedicine and Office Visits: We offer both in-office and telemedicine appointments, giving you the flexibility to access care without sacrificing quality.
  • Superior MAT Outcomes: Dr. Watson’s intensive involvement in your care leads to more focused treatment, resulting in successful, lasting recovery and an improved quality of life.
  • Sublocade Expert: As a leading Sublocade provider, Dr. Watson has administered over 3000 injections of this innovative treatment, offering you the best care.
  • Cost-Effective Treatment: We understand the financial concerns of our patients. Our flexible payment options make treatment accessible and manageable, even for those with out-of-pocket
    expenses or high co-pays.

Ready to start your recovery journey with Dr. Watson?