Dr. Bruce Watkins, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity SurgeryMaleAge 56

Dr. Watkins
Accepting new patients

Cnos, PC

575 N Sioux Point Rd Dakota Dunes, SD 57049

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(605) 217-2667

Dr. Bruce Watkins, MD is a Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Specialist in Dakota Dunes, SD. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Dunes Surgical Hospital and MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Watkins to book an appointment.

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Hospital Highlight

Dr. Watkins is affiliated with Dunes Surgical Hospital Dakota Dunes, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for orthopedic surgery.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at Top Hospital
    Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ See hospitals
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Dr. Watkins' conditions and procedures:

  • Animal Bite
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Broken Finger
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • Cortisone Injection
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Pain
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Radial Nerve Entrapment
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Volkmann's Ischemic Contracture
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Pain

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(605) 217-2667

Dr. Watkins accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Altius Health Plans
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
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

Dr. Watkins' Reviews

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5.0

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  • Explained conditions well (12)
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    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.
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    Clarksdale, MS – Feb 16, 2016
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    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.
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    Julia H in Sioux City, IA – Jan 06, 2016
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    Dr. Watkins is very personable and a highly skilled surgeon. He listens to his patients and encourages their questions and wishes for care.
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    Sioux City, IA – Jan 05, 2016
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    He saved the use of of my right hand with expert knowledge and skill
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    Roy Semon in Sgt. Bluff IOWA – Jan 05, 2016
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    About Me

    Biography

    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...Read more

    Specialties

    • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

    Education

    University of Colorado At Denver
    Fellowship Hospital
    Marshfield Clinic & St Joseph's Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    American University of The Caribbean / School of Medicine
    Medical School
    Bemidji State University
    Undergraduate School
    University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Bruce Watkins, MD accepting new patients?

    Dr. Bruce Watkins, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Watkins' profile to make an appointment.

    Does Dr. Bruce Watkins, MD accept my insurance?

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    What are Dr. Bruce Watkins, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Watkins frequently treats Animal Bite, Arthritis of the Finger, and Arthritis of the Wrist. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Watkins treats.

    Where is Dr. Bruce Watkins, MD's office located?

    Dr. Watkins' office is located at 575 N Sioux Point Rd, Dakota Dunes, SD 57049. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    Does Dr. Bruce Watkins, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Watkins has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

    How can I make an appointment with Dr. Bruce Watkins, MD?

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    Locations

    Cnos, PC

    Cnos, PC575 N Sioux Point Rd Dakota Dunes, SD 57049
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    • Hours
      • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
      • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
      • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
      • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
      • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
      • Sat: closed
      • Sun: closed
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    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Watkins is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

    Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

    Dunes Surgical Hospital

    Dakota Dunes, SD

    89% Patient experience rating, 20% higher than the national average

    9 Awards Received

    MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center

    Sioux City, IA

    60% Patient experience rating, 9% lower than the national average

    UnityPoint Health– St. Luke's Regional Medical Center

    Sioux City, IA

    70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

    2 Awards Received