Dr. Bruce Watkins, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(12)
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Dr. Bruce Watkins, MD
Bruce J. Watkins, M.D. joined the staff at CNOS in 2013. Prior to CNOS, Dr. Watkins practiced at Ashley Regional Medical Center in Vernal, UT and Red Center Medical Center in Menomonie, WI. He completed his fellowship training in Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at the University of Colorado in Denver. Dr. Watkins served his residency at the Marshfield Clinic-Saint Joseph's Hospital, University of Wisconsin in Marshfield, WI. He earned his medical degree from the AUC School of Medicine in Cupecoy, St. Maarten. Prior to medical school, Dr. Watkins earned his M.S. in Biochemistry from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Grand Forks, ND and BAs in Chemistry and Biology at Bemidji State University in Bemidji, MN.

575 N Sioux Point Rd

Dakota Dunes, SD 57049

Contact Information

(605) 217-2667

Dr. Bruce Watkins, MD

Dr. Bruce Watkins, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Dr. Watkins' Experience

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Dr. Watkins' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
1

Specialties

  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*
63

Conditions Treated

  • Animal Bite
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Finger
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Pain
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radial Nerve Entrapment
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Volkmann's Ischemic Contracture
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Pain

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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • Cortisone Injection
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Bemidji State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • American University Of The Caribbean / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Marshfield Clinic & St Joseph's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Colorado At Denver
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of North Dakota School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Watkins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Watkins' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Watkins to family and friends
5.0
based on 12 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Watkins' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
Clarksdale, MS |
Dr. Watkins was very friendly and personable. He took the time to explain the different ways that my specific surgery could be done so when I am ready, I can make an informed decision. I would recommend him to anyone.
in Sioux City, IA |
I really like Dr. Watkins, my husband and I have both been treated by him and he always takes the time to explain everything and is very kind.
Sioux City, IA |
Dr. Watkins is very personable and a highly skilled surgeon. He listens to his patients and encourages their questions and wishes for care.
in Sgt. Bluff IOWA |
He saved the use of of my right hand with expert knowledge and skill
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Dr. Watkins accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Alliance Select

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Hospitals where Dr. Watkins has admitting privileges

Mercy Medical Center - Sioux City
801 5th St
Sioux City, IA 51101
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UnityPoint Health– St. Luke's Regional Medical Center
2720 Stone Park Blvd
Sioux City, IA 51104
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Dunes Surgical Hospital
600 N Sioux Point Rd
Dakota Dunes, SD 57049
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