Dr. Jonathan Watson, MD

Dr. Jonathan Watson, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 35
Dr. Jonathan Watson, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine surgery specialist in Oak Lawn, IL and has been practicing for 2 years. He graduated from Univ Of Il Coll Of Med in 2009 and specializes in orthopedic sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

6701 W 95th St

Oak Lawn, IL 60453

Contact Information

(708) 599-5000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Dr. Watson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Watson "Dr. Watson is an Orthopaedic Surgeon at Advanced Orthopedic and Spine Care who specializes in Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy of the shoulder, elbow, hip and knee and minimally invasive techniques in sports medicine. His practice philosophy centers on communication, use of nonoperative treatment when possible and dedication to return all athletes to their desired activities, ranging from the weekend warrior to professional athlete.Born and raised in Chicago, Dr. Watson attended the University of Illinois in Champaign for undergraduate education and the University of Illinois in Chicago for medical school. After medical school he completed an Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at the University of Illinois in Chicago, where he served as Chief Resident and a fellowship in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at the renowned University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Center for Sports Medicine, where he served as Administrative Fellow. Dr. Watson has involvement with team coverage and experience treating athletes from many different levels, including the University of Pittsburgh, Duquesne University, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Illinois at Chicago, Pittsburgh Penguins, Pittsburgh Steelers and several high schools in the Chicagoland area. Dr. Watson is involved in several different areas academically as well. He serves as a reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine. He is involved in the education of residents from both the University of Illinois and Midwestern University. He has published research related to hip, knee, shoulder and elbow conditions in peer reviewed journals as well as presenting his research at national and international meetings. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Watson "I strive to provide the best possible treatment for my patients using the most up to date nonoperative and operative modalities"

6  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Watson does not have any board certifications listed.

32  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendon Injuries
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Cartilage Degeneration
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Hip Muscle Strain
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Sprain
  • Knee Deformity
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Strain of Hamstring Muscle
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Throwing Injuries
  • Tricep Injuries
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25  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Cartilage Implantation
  • Cartilage Regeneration
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Cartilage Transplant
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Labrum Repair
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Implantation
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Tricep Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • Univ Of Il Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015
  • University Of Pittsburgh Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Watson has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Watson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Watson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Watson to family and friends
8 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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Dr. Watson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Dr. Watson was courteous and approachable, explained his diagnosis of my issues in easy to understand terms. I was happy with the treatment.
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dr watson did a great job fixing my torn rotor . he talks to you and makes you feel he cares.
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Dr. Watson was an excellent surgeon who made sure to keep all his patients needs on top. He makes the procedures seem less terrifying while being completely honest about everything that will transpire.
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I was diagnosed with a torn labrum after seeking relief for shoulder? pain. Dr. Watson suggested a non-surgical approach including self-therapy and a cortisone shot. I appreciated his good 'bedside manner' and practical treatment for the issue at hand. The staff was friendly and got me in and out...more
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Dr. Watson is a highly recommended orthopedic surgeon. He will take time to tell you all he can do to help with your problem. I would recommend him to everyone.
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