Dr. Theodore L. Watkins
Dr. Watkins is a dynamic lecturer, coach, writer and herbalist and is a recognized authority in preventative health and wellness. Dr. Watkins has treated thousands of patients whose lives have been devastated by “disease of lifestyle”. He believes that if patients are taught and practice the principles of healthy living, diseases can be reversed and/or life span can be increased. Dr. Watkins is an alumnus of Oakwood University and Howard University, College of Medicine. In 1983, after completing 5 years in residency, he left surgery to pursue an inward dream that could prevent his patients from entering the operating room. Since that day, Dr. Watkins has embraced, practiced, and crusaded wholistic medicine. His wholistic approach requires a spiritual, mental, and physical reformation. He also practices Alternative Medicine as a method to heal and support his patient’s physical and mental needs. In 1986, Dr. Watkins participated in the White House Conference on “Barriers to Delivering Health Care to the Indigent”. He also participated in the American Enterprise Institute Conference on “Financing of Health Care to the Indigent” in 1987. He has received awards and recognitions, in 1984, he received the National Center for Neighborhood Enterprise Award for his work in low income housing in Washington, D.C. Dr. Watkins’ practice was featured in articles in The Washington Post – one in 1985 and another in 1987 entitled “Rx: Ounces of Prevention, Pounds off Care.” Washington’s TV Channel 9’s Sunday Edition, documented Dr. Watkins’ work in a program entitled, “Up out of Chairs.” The Washingtonian Magazine listed Dr. Watkins in their October 1987 issue in the article, “Top 100 Physicians in Metropolitan Washington DC.” Dr. Watkins has lectured and taught audiences across the USA, Caribbean, and Bermuda.