Dr. Stephen D. Watson, MD

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Dr. Stephen D. Watson, MD

Pain Medicine | Male

Innovative Spine Care, Tampa, FL 10903 Sheldon Rd, Tampa, FL 33626 Get Directions
(813) 920-3022

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Many people suffer pain in the spine from the neck all of the way down to the low back. They...   Read More

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      Specialties

      • Pain Medicine
      • Anesthesiology

      Board Certifications

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      • Anesthesiology

      Conditions Treated

      • Back Pain
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Facet Joint Pain
      • Headache
      • Herniated Disc
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
      • Lumbar Herniated Disc
      • Lumbar Radiculopathy
      • Neck Pain
      • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
      • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic

      Procedures Performed

      • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
      • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
      • Cervical Medial Branch Block
      • Discography
      • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
      • Epidural Injection
      • Epidural Steroid Injections
      • Facet Block
      • Facet Joint Injection
      • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
      • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
      • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
      • Nerve Blocks
      • Peripheral Nerve Block
      • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
      • Spinal Cord Stimulation

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        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Wright State Univ Sch Of Med

        Graduated in 1983

      • Internship Hospital
        Presbyterian-University Of Pennsylvania Med Ctr

        Completed in 1984

      • Residency Hospital
        Clarian Indiana University Hospital

        Completed in 1992

        Presbyterian-University Of Pennsylvania Med Ctr

        Completed in 1985

      • Undergraduate School
        Northeast Louisiana University--Ph.D. In Pharmacokinetics--1979
        University Of Cincinnati--B.S. In Pharmacy--1974

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Pain Medicine
      • Board certified in Anesthesiology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Watson's Care Philosophy

      Many people suffer pain in the spine from the neck all of the way down to the low back. They can have pain as well as weakness, tingling or numbness can also occur in the arms or legs. This can happen just as a result of the aging process or as a result of injury during everyday activities, slip and falls or motor vehicle accidents. Discectomy and Neural Decompression is a minimally invasive procedure effective for treatment of disc problems in the neck.mid back and the low back.