SURGEONS OF LAKE COUNTY
EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE
Our surgeons are specially trained in general surgery. They diagnose, treat and manage patients with a variety of conditions affecting almost any area of the body. They use their knowledge and technical skills to establish individualized treatment plans from preoperative to postoperative care for patients considering elective surgery to those who are critically ill or injured.
All of our surgeons are board certified which means they have completed extensive education, challenging training programs and successfully passed rigorous certification examinations to prove their competency in their surgical specialty. Our Surgeons page details each of our surgeon’s specific education and training programs.
MEET OUR PHYSICIANS
WILLIAM WATSON, M.D.
Dr. William Watson is a board-certified general surgeon. He received his medical degree from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine and completed his residency at Indiana University Medical Center. Dr. Watson went on to Ohio State University Medical Center where he completed a clinical fellowship in minimally invasive surgery. He became board certified in 2005.
KRISTIN N. VERCILLO, M.D.
Dr. Kristin Vercillo studied medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She completed her general surgery training at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL. She went on to complete fellowship training in colon and rectal surgery at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, and the University of Illinois Chicago Hospital.