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
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Top Care Areas

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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.


    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
53 total reviews (48 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (53)

  • 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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (48)

I had the pleasure of being his patient in May for hip replacement. His compassion and kindness took away my fear of my first time surgery of any kind At the age of 71. His true care included his confirming with my other doctors That I could have surgery with a few changes in the procedure. My...more
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Dr. Watters did a 1/2 hip replacement for my 92 years old Dad 8 weeks ago because he fell the stairs and broke his hip. My dad experienced pain only on the first day after that everything went well. His recovery was amazing and faster then expected. He can walk around the house without using any...more
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I can't begin to say enough about Dr. Watters, not just about his skill and knowledge but just as important is his compassion and genuineness. My mother recently had the privilege of being his patient. She needed a total knee revision, she has Rheumatoid Arthritis and her case was somewhat...more
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Dr. Watters performed a total hip on my husband and the outcome is excellent. Instructions pre op and post op were clear on what to expect during and after the surgery. He is now walking without a limp and no pain just six weeks after surgery. We would highly recommend Dr. Watters.
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I am very satisfied with the outcome of my surgery. I highly recommend to others.
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