Dr. James Watt, DO

Dr. James Watt, DO

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 38
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Dr. James Watt, DO is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Destin, FL and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2006 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.

36474C Emerald Coast Pkwy Ste 3101

Destin, FL 32541

Contact Information

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Watt performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Release
very high
more than 90% of peers
Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Watt's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

22  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Emergency Sports Medicine
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Men's Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction
  • Sports Physical Therapy
  • Sports Rehabilitation Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Watt does not have any board certifications listed.

10  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Hand Injury
  • Limb Pain
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Sports Injuries
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries

26  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Splinting
  • Steroid Injection
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Ultrasound
  • Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Wrist Fusion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • University Of Northern Iowa
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Ohio University-Ohio Health
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Ohio University-Ohio Health
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Florida Orthopaedic Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Watt has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Watt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Watt's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Watt to family and friends
33 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
    (31)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Watt's 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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I have used Dr. Watt for a trigger finger and again for carpal tunnel release. Dr. Watt has been wonderful in addressing any issues I've had.
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I waited 5 years for surgery on my hand. I didn't like what other Drs. said. I resigned myself to live in pain and get injections. I found Dr. Watts on Health Grades, read his reviews and decided to give him a try. WOW!!! HE ROCKS!! Total blessing being led here. He is a skilled surgeon, has great...more
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I have seen Dr. Watt for two different injuries, and both times his treatment was kind, sensitive, professional, and exact. He has a great connection with his patients (at least, this one), and has always been eager to address concerns, fears, or questions. He is very easy to talk to and listens to...more
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What an amazing doctor! He really did an amazing job on my knee! Had orthoscopic surgery o n my knee. Came home from surgery and stayed in bed till the next morning. Went to the kitchen with the walker and told my husband... you can get rid of this walker.. my knee is better today than it was...more
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