Dr. Tim Watt, MD

Dr. Tim Watt, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(16)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Tim Watt, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Rapid City, SD. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 33 years.

4141 5th St

Rapid City, SD 57701

Contact Information

(605) 341-2424

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 91% of peers
Herniated Disc
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
29

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Dakota.

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 Kansas / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • SUNY Hlth Sci Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Hospital SUNY Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Watt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Watt's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Watt to family and friends
3.8
based on 16 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Watt's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Hermosa, SD |
Dr. Watt did a surgical procedure called a cervical fusion doing a C4-C7 ACDF with plating. I had a long history of neck pain extending into both arms and head. He felt this surgery would help me so we just decided "to get on with it". His own self confidence certainly helped me make the...more
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in Williston, ND |
I am a health care provider myself. I had a painful ruptured disk and Dr.Watt did a microdiskectomy for me completely relieving my pain. Very thorough, very pleasant, excellent surgeon. Clinic staff also excellent. Calls to the clinic were surprisingly easy and questions etc. handled...more
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in Williston, ND |
Very knowledgable, caring, good at listening and explaining my surgery. Surgery was amazing Dr. Watt did an amazing job. Only 4 weeks later and I have less leg pain ang I am able to walk without my cane and drive again.
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in Williston, ND |
Dr. Watt is an excellent surgeon! He and his team provided me with stellar care. He explains everything to me as we go and he provided unexpected follow-up care. I had a spinal fusion in my lumbar region and I had heard nothing but bad information about the surgery. My surgery was a complete...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Watt accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Watt has admitting privileges

Black Hills Surgical Hospital
216 Anamaria Dr
Rapid City, SD 57701
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Rapid City Regional Hospital
353 Fairmont Blvd
Rapid City, SD 57701
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Spearfish Regional Hospital
1440 N Main St
Spearfish, SD 57783
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