Dr. James Watson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery •  Male • Age 54
  
Dr. Watson
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Rush Medical Group PA

1800 12th St Meridian, MS 39301

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Dr. James Watson, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Meridian, MS. Dr. Watson has more experience with Knee/Lower Limbs, Shoulder/Upper Arm, and Hand/Wrist than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Choctaw General Hospital and H.C. Watkins Memorial Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Watson to book an appointment.


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My experience was fantastic. I had a hip replacement in 2016 and I had no issues since.
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Dr. James Watson, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Meridian, MS. Dr. Watson has more experience with Knee/Lower Limbs, Shoulder/Upper Arm, and Hand/Wrist than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as C...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Awards

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Dr. Watson accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
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Practice Areas

Knee/Lower Limbs

Knee and lower limb surgeons perform procedures such as total knee replacement, partial knee replacement, and tendor repair, to treat conditions including arthritis, ligament tears, or bone fractures.Compare with other Knee/Lower Limbs specialists.

Typically treats 83% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 17 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Knee Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Knee Disorders more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Shoulder/Upper Arm

Shoulder and upper arm conditions include arthritis, bursitis, rotator cuff injuries, and dislocations, with treatment options such as surgery or physical therapy.Compare with other Shoulder/Upper Arm specialists.

Typically treats 72% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Shoulder Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Shoulder Disorders more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Glenoid Labrum Tear
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Glenoid Labrum Tear more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Rotator Cuff Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson performs Rotator Cuff Surgery more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Watson performs this procedure more than 95% of their peers

Hand/Wrist

Hand and wrist conditions including arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, Dupuytren's contracture, and fractures or sprains, with treatment options such as surgery or physical therapy.Compare with other Hand/Wrist specialists.

Typically treats 70% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 12 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Wrist Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Wrist Fracture more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Carpal Tunnel Syndrome more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers) more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

Hip/Pelvic Bones

Hip surgery includes arthroscopy, fracture repair, resurfacing, and replacment to treat conditions affecting the hip, such as arthritis, dysplasia, and injuries.Compare with other Hip/Pelvic Bones specialists.

Typically treats 76% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Osteoarthritis of Hip more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip) more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 86% of their peers

Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis) more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 85% of their peers

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Dr. Watson's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • 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
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Replacement With Robotic Assistance
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Replacement

Locations

Rush Medical Group PA

Rush Medical Group PA1800 12th St Meridian, MS 39301
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