Dr. Kyle E. Watford, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 45

800 E Cheves St Ste 480
Florence, SC 29506
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Dr. Watford's Experience

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Dr. Watford's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Dr. Watford Performs

  • Arm Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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McLeod Health - McLeod Regional Medical Center
555 E Cheves St
Florence, SC 29506

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Accepting new patients?

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Mcleod Orthopedics
Mcleod Orthopedics
800 E Cheves St Ste 480
Florence, SC 29506
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    Dr. Watford's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Arm Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
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    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
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    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
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    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spine Disorders
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Sternum Fracture
    • Wrist Fracture
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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Medical University of South Carolina
    Graduated in 1996

    Internship Hospital

    Medical University of South Carolina
    Complete in 1997

    Residency Hospital

    Medical University of South Carolina
    Complete in 2001

    Fellowship Hospital

    RA Crowley Shock Trauma Ctr MIEMSS
    Complete in 2002

    Undergraduate Schools

    Clemson University
    Graduated in 1992
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Watford & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Watford's Hospital Quality

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    4.2 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Watford to family and friends

    4.2 out of 5

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    Dr. Watford's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.4 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.4 out of 5

    5 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.2 out of 5

    5 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    5 responses

    Experience with Dr. Watford

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.2 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.2 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.2 out of 5

    5 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.2 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    Mcleod Orthopedics
    800 E Cheves St Ste 480
    Florence, SC 29506
    (843) 777-7900 (Office)
    (843) 777-7925 (Fax)
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