Nathaniel Watson, M.D., is a board certified physician, director of the UW Medicine Sleep Clinic, co-director of the UW Medicine Sleep Center, a UW professor of Neurology and president of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
Dr. Watson is adept at diagnosing and treating clinical sleep disorders of all types. He strives to create active partnerships with his patients to achieve the best possible outcomes.
Dr. Watson earned his M.D. at the University of North Carolina. He is board certified in both Sleep Medicine and Neurology. His clinical interests include using polysomnography, multiple sleep latency testing, maintenance-of-wakefulness testing and actigraphy. His research interests focus on sleep duration and the effects of sleep curtailment on human health. He is also interested in the interplay between neurological disorders and sleep, as well as the relationship between sleep disorders, cancer risk and outcomes.
When not practicing medicine, Dr. Watson enjoys fishing, boating, backpacking, snowboarding, playing guitar, aquariums and spending time with his family.