Dr. Greg Watchmaker, MD

Dr. Greg Watchmaker, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Greg Watchmaker, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Mequon, WI and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, plastic surgery of the hand, and more.

1535 W Market St

Mequon, WI 53092

Contact Information

(262) 241-9224

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Watchmaker's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
De Quervain's Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watchmaker treats De Quervain's Disease more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Watchmaker treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Carpal Tunnel Release
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watchmaker performs Carpal Tunnel Release more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Watchmaker performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
Neuroplasty
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watchmaker performs Neuroplasty more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Watchmaker performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Watchmaker's conditions and procedures:

Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Arm Surgery
Arthritis of the Elbow
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Benign Tumor
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
De Quervain's Disease
De Quervain's Release
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dentofacial Anomalies
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Excision of Skin Cancer
Excision of Skin Lesion
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Ganglion Cyst
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gout
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Hand Injury
Hand Ligament Rupture
Hand Muscle Strain
Hand Neuropathy
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Hand Surgery
Hand Tendon Repair
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteosarcoma
Pulmonary Disease
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Skin Cancer
Skin Grafts
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Systemic Chondromalacia
Trigger Finger
Trigger Finger Release
Wrist Disorders
Wrist Fracture
Wrist Fusion
Wrist Replacement

About Me

Care Philosophy

We are focused just on hand and upper extremity problems. Dr. Watchmaker is board certified and fellowship trained. Our philosophy is to educate patients on their treatment options and plan the proper treatment together. Our office is 'high-tech' ...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Education

  • 1996
    Upen-Allegheny
    Fellowship Hospital
    1996
  • 1995
    Washington University-Barnes Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1995
  • 1990
    Washington University-Barnes Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1990
  • 1989
    Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1989

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand - Kaplan Award, 1989

Media & Publications

  • Management of Peripheral Nerve Problems, 1997
  • Advances in Peripheral Nerve Surgery, 1997
  • Considerations in Pediatric Hand Surgery, 1997
  • Surgery of the Hand and Upper Extremity, McGraw-Hill (1996) Nerve Injury and Repair, 1996
  • Milwaukee Magazine Top Docs, 2008
  • Additional publication list at www.themilwaukeehandcenter.com,
  • Intraneural topography of the ulnar nerve in the cubital tunnel facilitates anterior transposition, 1994
  • Orthopaedic Surgery: The Essentials, Thieme (1999) Management of Acute Nerve Injuries by Greg Watchmaker,
  • Avoidance of transection of the palmar cutaneous branch of the median nerve in carpal tunnel release, 1996
  • Acute Vascular Injury Associated with Fracture of the Distal Radius, 2008

Dr. Watchmaker's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Watchmaker

4.8

Based on 86 reviews

5 Stars
95.34883720930233%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
3.488372093023256%
(3)

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A very friendly and thorough diagnosis and explanation of my wrist problem. Dr. Watchmaker gave me several treatment alternatives and I finally (after 50 years) understand my condition and am satisfied with my treatment choice.
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Dr. Watchmaker did an excellent job of educating me about my medical situation. He was concerned about my level of pain and quality of life, and provided me all the possible options that I could consider. He wants his patients to be comfortable and part of the decision process in providing the...Read More
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I had trigger thumb surgery and I'm going to have the other one done soon. I just can't get over everyone's kindness and caring ways before and after the surgery. Dr. Watchmaker is the BEST Dr. and is just so awesome!! I would never go to another DR, as long as he is covered under my insurance I...Read More
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Great doctor. Listens to what you have to say and your concerns.
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I had a significantly bad finger break. Dr. Watchmaker did a phenomenal job explaining my options and educating me throughout the process.
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