Lakeland, FL – Watson Clinic board-certified otolaryngology (ENT) and facial plastic surgery specialists Serge Jean, MD and Pranay C. Patel, MD recently welcomed two new additions to their team of expert medical providers. These medical professionals work alongside Dr. Jean and Dr. Patel, provides exceptional service to their patients, and offers expanded appointment availability.
Joseph Columbus, DNP, ARNP-C is a certified registered nurse practitioner who serves patients from the Watson Clinic Bella Vista Building at 1755 N. Florida Ave. in north Lakeland and Watson Clinic Highlands at 2300 E. County Rd. 540A in south Lakeland. His areas of expertise include BOTOX® and other facial fillers, microneedling and weight loss.
Mr. Columbus received his Associate of Science in Nursing degree from Mount Aloysius College in Cresson, PA, his Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL, and his Master of Science in Nursing degree from Florida Southern College in Lakeland, FL. He went on to achieve his Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Rush University in Chicago, IL. He is a board-certified Adult Nurse Practitioner, and has received aesthetic certifications from the Esthetic Skin Institute in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
Chris Reifenstein, PA-C is a certified physician assistant who cares for patients from both the Watson Clinic Bella Vista Building at 1755 N. Florida Ave. and Watson Clinic Highlands at 2300 E. County Rd. 540A in Lakeland.
Mr. Reifenstein received his Associate of Science degree at Miami Dade College in Miami, FL, and completed training in Surgical Technology from Erwin Technical Center in Tampa, FL. He has over 14 years of experience as a physician assistant. He has earned certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and the National Certification for Surgical Technology.
For more information and to schedule an appointment with either of these new providers, please call 863-680-7486.
About Watson Clinic LLP: As one of the largest multispecialty medical clinics in the southeast, Watson Clinic provides comprehensive healthcare services to residents of Lakeland and surrounding communities. First established in 1941, Watson Clinic has grown to include over 220 board-certified physicians representing more than 40 medical and surgical specialties. The Clinic is proud to deliver quality healthcare to every generation from our Main Clinic location at 1600 Lakeland Hills Boulevard in Lakeland, as well as at multiple convenient locations throughout Polk, Pasco and Hillsborough counties. More information is available at: www.WatsonClinic.com.