Dr. Tyler Watters, MD

Dr. Tyler Watters, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Dr. Tyler Watters, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Raleigh, NC and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Duke Univ Sch Of Med in 2010 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics.Read his story

3001 Edwards Mill Rd

Raleigh, NC 27612

Contact Information

(919) 781-5600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CompCare
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MedCost
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Knee Disorders
more than 16% of peers
Knee Surgery
more than 14% of peers
Knee Replacement
more than 8% of peers

Dr. Watters'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.

Dr. Watters' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Watters "Dr. Watters attended Pepperdine University, where he was a National Merit Scholar and graduated with honors. He then attended Duke University School of Medicine, where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and received numerous awards. Dr. Watters also completed his surgical residency training at Duke University Medical Center. During that time he was very active in clinical research and also served as a resident team physician for the Duke University Men and Women's Soccer teams and North Carolina Central University's Football team. After residency, Dr. Watters went on to complete an adult reconstruction fellowship at Colorado Joint Replacement, the premier hip and knee replacement center in Denver, Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Watters "Dr. Watters is committed to providing compassionate care to his patients with a focus on evidence-based medicine and individualized treatment plans based on each patient's own needs and goals."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Watters does not have any board certifications listed.

20  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Pain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders

11  Procedures

  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • Duke Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Duke University Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Colorado Joint Replacement (Hip and Knee Arthroplasty)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Watters has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Watters has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Watters' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Watters to family and friends
39 total reviews (34 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Watters' 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 (34)

I had a total hip replacement from Dr.Tyler Watters recently.. Since day one I have not had any pain and after 5 weeks I'm almost back to normal..I liked that he was always pleasant, on time and positive in his outlook. He took the time to explain everything and make this operation 100% easy.I was...more
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It took me five years until I found the right Doctor for my knee replacement surgery. I have traveled through many states looking for someone who would earn my trust. I found him in Dr. Watters! From the moment we looked at the x-rays I knew that he would be the best doctor for me. In six weeks I...more
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Dr. Watters is very through, professional and patient in answering questions. I was very scared about Knee replacement. Dr. Watters addressed all my concerns and replaced successfully my left knee couple of month back. I’m fully recovered, feel much better and looking forward to replace my right...more
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Dr. Watter's performed total knee replacement surgery on my right knee. I can honestly say that my pain never went over a 6 and 2 weeks after surgery my pain ranged from 1-low 3. He is a fantastic, caring doctor.
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My experience with Dr. Watters and his staff was top notch. Everyone was courteous and professional. Dr. Watters explained to me before my surgery what he would do and what I could expect and that was very informative and appreciated. I highly recommend Dr. Watters and his staff at Raleigh...more
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