Dr Rabindra Watson

Prior to joining Dr. Binmoeller’s Interventional Endoscopy Medical Group at the Paul May & Frank Stein Interventional Endoscopy Center located at Sutter Health California Pacific Medical Center, Dr. Rabindra R. Watson was on faculty at UCLA’s Ronald Reagan Medical Center. 

Dr. Rabindra R. Watson has more than 11 years of experience in gastroenterology. He attended medical school at the University of California, Davis, did his residency at the University of California, San Francisco (Internal Medicine) and his fellowships at the University of California, San Francisco (Gastroenterology), Massachusetts General Hospital (Interventional Endoscopy), and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Interventional Endoscopy).

Dr. Rabindra R. Watson is the Director of the San Francisco Weight Loss Institute branch of Interventional Endoscopy Services Medical Group. His focus is on nonsurgical treatments for obesity and metabolic disease, including Endoscopic Bariatric Revision procedures and the Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty (ESG) procedure.

Gastroenterologist San Francisco: Areas of Skill

Dr. Rabindra R. Watson specializes in the following areas:

  • Advanced therapeutic endoscopy
  • Argon plasma coagulation
  • Barrett’s ablation
  • Barrett’s esophagus
  • Biliary disease
  • Biliopancreatic endoscopy
  • Botox
  • Celiac ganglion block
  • Chronic pancreatitis
  • Clinical trials and research
  • Colon cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Colorectal neoplasia
  • Complex interventional endoscopy
  • Complex interventional endoscopy conditions
  • Complex interventional endoscopy procedures
  • Confocal endomicroscopy
  • Deep enteroscopy
  • Diabetes
  • Double-balloon enteroscopy
  • Early gastrointestinal cancers
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Endoscopic stenting
  • Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)
  • Endoscopy services
  • Esophageal and gastric variceal therapy
  • Esophageal disease
  • Esophageal varices
  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)
  • Gallbladder diseases
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • GERD treatment
  • Hepatobiliary intervention
  • Interventional endoscopists’ procedures
  • Obesity
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Pancreatic diseases
  • Pancreatobiliary care
  • Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM)
  • Pneumatic dilation
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Variceal ligation

Board Certified In

  • Gastroenterology

Medical School

University of California, Davis


University of California, San Francisco


University of California, San Francisco


Gastroenterology, University of California, San Francisco

Special Training

Dr. Rabindra R. Watson received specialized training in Interventional Endoscopy at the  Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital