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Joy Watson, PA-C

Joy Watson is a native Arizonan who has been working as a physician assistant for the past 13 years.

Upon completing her undergraduate at the University of Arizona, she was accepted into the physician assistant program at Midwestern University in 2004. Ms. Watson earned a Master's degree in Medical Science/Physician Assistant studies in 2007, where she began her career with a surgical practice in Mesa, working as a first assistant for several years.

Ms. Watson shifted her focus to primary care and began serving the community in Globe in 2010.  She recently joined  Palo Verde Family in the summer of 2020. 

Desk with Stethoscope

Ms. Watson's patients often speak to the priority she places on building strong relationships and maintaining a level pf compassionate trust. Ms. Watson hopes to inspire and encourage her patients to implement lifestyle modifications as their primary treatment.

By educating her patients on the toxic climate of our processed food culture, and how this often leads us towards life-long medical issues and chronic illness, Ms. Watson seeks to go beyond traditional care methodologies in her overall approach to treatment.

Joy truly believes that family medicine does involve the entire family, and is what ultimately creates a thriving, healthy environment. As a licensed yoga instructor, Ms. Watson actively practices movement and meditation as the foundation for a peaceful and healthy existence. 


University of Arizona

Midwestern University

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