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Lakeland, FL – Watson Clinic is pleased to welcome the following additions to their team of highly trained physicians and providers. 

Travis A. Carter, MD, MS is a board-certified radiologist and breast imaging specialist at the Watson Clinic Women’s Center at 1400 Lakeland Hills Blvd. in Lakeland. Dr. Carter earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL. He received his Master of Science degree in Molecular Medicine and his medical degree from the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa, FL, where he also completed his internship in Surgery and his residency in Radiology. He went on to complete his fellowship training in Breast Imaging at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL. He is a member of the American College of Radiology.He is board-certified by the American Board of Radiology.

For more information on the Watson Clinic Women’s Center, visit WatsonClinic.com/WomensCenter. To schedule your mammogram, call 863-680-7755, option 3.

Patrick Francois, MD is a Nephrology specialist who treats patients from the Watson Clinic Highlands facility at 2300 E. County Road 540A in south Lakeland. Dr. Francois earned his Bachelor of Health Science degree from the University of Central Florida in Orlando, FL, and his medical degree from Caribbean Medical University in Curacao, Netherlands. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Queens, NY, and his fellowship in Nephrology at the University of Miami in Miami, FL. He is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, and is a member of the American Society of Nephrology.

Appointments with Dr. Francois may be scheduled by calling 863-680-7190.

Kristina Hair, DO is a board-certified Family Medicine specialist at the Watson Clinic Bartow Building A location at 2250 Osprey Blvd., Suite 100 in Bartow. Dr. Hair earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Lincoln Memorial Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harrogate, TN, and completed her Family Medicine residency at Reid Health in Richmond, IN. She is certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians and is a member of the American Osteopathic Association.

Appointments with Dr. Hair may be scheduled by calling 863-680-7190.

Marvin R. McBride, MD is a Watson Clinic hospitalist who treats inpatients exclusively during their stay at Lakeland Regional Health at 1324 Lakeland Hills Blvd. in Lakeland. Dr. McBride earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN, and his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, IN. He completed a Family Medicine internship and residency at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, IN. He is board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine, and is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

For more information on Watson Clinic’s team of hospital-based physicians, visit WatsonClinic.com. 


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.

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