Dr. Kevin Watson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery •  Male • Age 44
  
Dr. Watson
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Telehealth services available

Orthopaedic Associates of New Orleans

5621 Read Blvd New Orleans, LA 70127

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(504) 899-6391

Dr. Kevin Watson, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in New Orleans, LA. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.


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Dr. Watson accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Carecentrix Health Plan
Cigna
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Cigna PPO
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Open Access Plus
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Coventry Health Care
Medicare Advantage PFFS
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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.

Typically treats 58% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 17 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 98% of their peers

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

Knee Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Knee Disorders more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 95% 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.

Typically treats 56% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Osteoarthritis of Hip
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Osteoarthritis of Hip more than 84% of their peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 84% of their peers

Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip) more than 74% of their peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 74% of their peers

Hip Fracture
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Hip Fracture more than 64% of their peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 64% 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.

Typically treats 46% more than their peers

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 93% of their peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Rotator Cuff Tear
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Rotator Cuff Tear more than 79% of their peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 79% of their peers

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Shoulder Impingement Syndrome more than 79% of their peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 79% of their peers

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Dr. Watson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Joint Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Joint Pain more than 98% of his peers

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

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 98% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain
Knee Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Watson treats Knee Disorders more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Watson treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

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
  • 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
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • 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)
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • 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, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • 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 Resurfacing
  • Hip Sprain
  • Hip Surgery
  • 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
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • 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
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow 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
  • 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 Nerve Block
  • 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
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Replacement

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Dr. Watson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Watson

4.2

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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Excellent Orthopedic Surgeon!
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James Jones in Morgan City , LA – Dec 21, 2018
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Dr Watson has done both of my knee replacements. I highly recommend him. Great bedside manner and very caring doctor.
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Terri in New Orleans LA 70115 – Apr 25, 2018
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Dr. Watson is an excellent surgeon and physician! I highly recommend him!
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About Me

I treat each patient as an individual.  I take as much time as necessary to listen to the patient's problem, formulate and diagnosis, and discuss treatment options with patients.

Generally, I like to proceed with conservative measure...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Hip & Knee Orthopedics

Board Certifications

Education

University of Alabama At Birmingham
Residency Hospital

Awards

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Locations

Orthopaedic Associates of New Orleans

New Orleans East Office5621 Read Blvd New Orleans, LA 70127
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Orthopedic Associates of New Orleans

New Orleans Office3434 Prytania St Ste 430 New Orleans, LA 70115
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Ochsner Baptist

New Orleans, LA
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

Touro Infirmary

New Orleans, LA

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average