Dr. David J. Watts, M.D. - Dermatology - Omaha, Nebraska (NE)

David J. Watts , M.D.


 David J. Watts  M.D.
Certification: Dermatology
Medical School: University of Nebraska School of Medicine
Residency: Mayo Clinic: Dermatology
Fellowship: American College of Mohs Surgery

Dermatology Specialists of Omaha

909 N 96th St
Omaha, NE 68114

Phone: (402) 330-4555
Fax: (402) 330-4626

Hospital Affiliation:

Dr. Watts is a board-certified dermatologist, fellowship-trained in Mohs surgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Mohs Surgery and of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. He specializes in Mohs Micrographic Surgery for high-risk skin cancers, and post-operative reconstruction. He strongly emphasizes prevention, especially for children.

Dr. Watts was educated at the University of Nebraska in undergraduate and medical school. He trained in Dermatology at the Mayo Clinic and then pursued an additional two years of fellowship training in Mohs surgery and Cutaneous Oncology at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Watts has been in private practice since 1996 and founded Dermatology Surgery Center in 1999, which became to Dermatology Specialists of Omaha in 2009.

In April 2011, Dr. Watts received an appointment to the University of Nebraska Medical Center faculty as an Adjunct Assistant Professor.


Dr. Watts specializes in Mohs Micrographic Surgery for high-risk skin cancers, and post-operative reconstruction.

Dermatology Information

A dermatologist is trained to diagnose and treat pediatric and adult patients with benign and malignant disorders of the skin, mouth, external genitalia, hair and nails, as well as a number of sexually transmitted diseases. The dermatologist has had additional training and experience in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers, melanomas, moles, and other tumors of the skin, the management of contact dermatitis, and other allergic and nonallergic skin disorders, and in the recognition of the skin manifestations of systemic (including internal malignancy) and infectious diseases. Dermatologists have special training in dermatopathology and in the surgical techniques used in dermatology. They also have expertise in the management of cosmetic disorders of the skin such as hair loss and scars, and the associated skin changes.