Dr. Greg Watchmaker, MD

Dr. Greg Watchmaker, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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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De Quervain's Disease
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more than 99% of peers
Ganglion Cyst
very high
more than 99% of peers
Trigger Finger
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Watchmaker "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' yet we don't let technology interfere with patient-physician communication. Many of our patients come via word of mouth and our goal is to have every patient experience be worthy of those kind words."

3  Specialties

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

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

72  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hand Muscle Strain
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • 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)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • 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)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Cancer
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
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26  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • 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
  • Management of Peripheral Nerve Problems, W.B. Saunders (1997) Clinical Applications of Nerve Topography by Greg Watchmaker and ME Jabaley,

Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Greg Watchmaker, MD
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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Roberta Pratt in Sussex, WI – Aug 29, 2018
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Great doctor. Listens to what you have to say and your concerns.
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Richard Willms in Waterford Wis – Mar 07, 2018
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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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Jan 26, 2018
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I experienced a very enjoyable experience in being treated by Dr. Watchmaker and his staff. I found Dr. Watchmaker to be very skilled and caring in treating my Dupuytren's Contracture. Additionally, his entire staff provided the same level of excellent care in dealing with any questions or...Read More
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Mar 23, 2017
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Carpal tunnel surgery went superbly as did my recovery. Great surgeon and team.
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Beth H. in Milwaukee, WI – Oct 25, 2016
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