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Dr. Jeffrey D. Watson, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Professional statement

Dr. Jeffrey Watson is an orthopaedic surgeon treating patients in Brandon and Plant City, Florida, and the surrounding communities. He holds certification from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. For his undergraduate degree, Dr. Watson attended the United States Air Force Academy. He pursued graduate studies at the University of Illinois, completing a master’s degree in biochemistry. Dr. Watson attended the Georgetown University School of Medicine in order to complete his medical degree. He continued his medical education with a general surgery internship at the Washington Hospital Center and an orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Maryland and Shock Trauma Orthopaedics. Patients visiting Dr. Watson can receive a full range of orthopaedic services. He provides general consultations and treatment for issues including musculoskeletal tumors, abscess, bunion, trauma, sports injuries, and problems with the back, elbow, knee, leg, and foot. Dr. Watson is affiliated with facilities including Memorial Hospital of Tampa, Tampa General Hospital, and MacDill Air Force Base’s 6th medical group.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • AIG
  • Aetna

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Saint Joseph's Hospital
  • Winter Haven Hospital
  • South Florida Baptist Hospital
  • Florida Hospital Tampa

Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and training

  • Medical School - Georgetown University, Doctor of Medicine
  • Washington Hospital Center, Internship in General Surgery
  • University of Maryland, Shock Trauma Center, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Awards and publications

  • Academic Chief Resident, University of Maryland 2009-2010
  • Best PGY3 Orthopaedic Teaching Resident Journal of Orthopedic Trauma 2008
  • Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship 2001-2005

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1376687822

Office locations

Orthopaedic Medical Group Of Tampa Bay

10740 Palm River Rd, STE 310

Tampa, FL 33619

Orthopaedic Medical Group Of Tampa Bay

420 North Plant Avenue

Plant City, FL 33563

Orthopaedic Medical Group Of Tampa Bay

6901 Simmons Loop, Suite 201

Riverview, FL 33578

Orthopaedic Medical Group Of Tampa Bay

4541 S Dale Mabry Hwy

Tampa, FL 33611

Orthopaedic Medical Group Of Tampa Bay

100 Ave I NE

Winter Haven, FL 33881

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My visit went quicker than expected. Definitely recommend him to do surgery on any knees.
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This doctors nurse who calls you in for X-rays is horrible and thinks she is doing you a service for being there. I have never been treated so poorly at a doctors office in my many doctors visits. HORRIBLE experience.
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I was very happy with this visit. I was able to meet and talk to the doctor and was given varies options on how I should proceed. Thank you for a good visit. The gentleman who helped me with the brace was awesome.
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I got there at 3:15 for a 3:30 appointment. I wasn’t taken to the back until 5 and wasn’t seen til 5:15. The only reason someone came in is because I started complaining. The. The physicians assistant came in when Ihad an appointment with the doctor. He never showed his face nor did anyone in the office apologize for my time wasted. I live over an hour away and that was horrible treatment especially for the first time there.
Less than 1 year ago
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Everyone was professional and kind. Dr good too. Waited over an hour, not good for a 9 am appt
Less than 1 year ago
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Top notch!
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An outstanding orthopaedic practice! Well informed and professional!
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Horrible staff!!!!!!! NEver go here!!! VERY UNPROFESSIONAL!!!!
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Dr. was good the first time I saw him, when going back to hear the results of the MRI, the doctor never came into the room to talk to me.
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Highly recommend him and his staff! I was scared to go to another one after the bad experience I had at another office I wish I would've gone to him six months ago
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The office staff was wonderful! We had a great experience. everything well explained . Very helpful! definitely recommend!
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He was great. Very personable and got right on the problem. I feel I have finally found an outstanding Ortho. I have and will continue to highly recommend him.
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Once the wait was over (the office was busy and only Dr. Watson was available), the visit was exceptional. I truly felt that each person I saw was considering what would be best for me and was adamant to find the best solution.
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everyone in the office was helpful and smiling...and knew what to say and do in order to put the patience at ease..
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Dr Jeffrey Watson was very nice and seemed knowledgeable about my condition. The rest of the staff were very nice, too. I would recommend this practice to others.
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Everything was great. The doctors were professional and very knowledgable. They actually listened to me and didn't write me off being a young girl. Once I was called back from the waiting room the process went very quick. I had tosit in the waiting room for over an hour but that's usually normal when it comes to any kind of doctors office. Highly recommend!
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Informative
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The Doctor is good however the girl who answers the phone is the most rude person I have ever dealt with and will not go back to that dr due to that fact.
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Website lies and they do not provide services they claim!
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Great Doc.
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The office is really large and there were a lot of people in the waiting room so I was concerned about the wait time but they were able to see me within 30 minutes of my arrival. The receptionist who checkedme in was very friendly. The doctor was great, had my foot x-rayed within 15 minutes by a friendly x-ray tech. Waited in the room for maybe another 15 minutes before he came in and diagnosed a stress fracture and gave me options that were easy to understand and made me feel that he was giving me some control in my own treatment. Had me in a boot shortly after and set up for a followup apt and out the door. No issues with this office or Dr. Becker.
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Very good bedside manner. He takes time to fully explain and answer questions.
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Great staff and awesome Doctors!!
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Best doctor visit I ever had
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I was able to see the doctor after coming within 15 minutes. It was a good experience.
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Walked in nervous and anxious and calm and assured.
More than 1 year ago
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I was very pleased. Dr. Watson was straight to the point, and professional, we didn't have to wait long for him. He explained everything what had happen with my daughter's ankle and what to expect in the next few weeks. Assoon as he left the room, his assistant walked in and she was very knowledgeable and friendly, she assisted with applying/molding my daughter's cast.
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The PA was very knowledgeable and cared to my needs. I am happy with what they can do to help me.
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I needed the doctor to sign a form for my insurance . But the office policy is to only sign the form if surgery is performed. So the visit was a bit of a waste of time.
More than 1 year ago
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It a great Doctor.
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poor bedside manner did not take time to explain anything just in and out .not caring doctor
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The Doctor an certain staff members were great, just one in particular could use a little training on how to approach someone when they ask a question.
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The visit itself was great. The site zoc doc is a crock!!! When I got to the appt they had no records of appt. Being made. They said just because the appt was made and confirmed on zoc doc doesn't meanthey know about it...what kind of crap site is this??? However, I traveled a good distance for the appt and they got me on standby which actually didnt take as long as i thought. Everything was nice but i would say they should turn the tvs on for the waiting area. BEWARE OF ANYONE WHO EVEN THINKS TO USE ZOC DOC, BUT I DO RECOMMEND DR. WATSON!!!
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Saw Dr. Becker he is nice, but no one there is actually a surgeon if you need one. The African American girl working the front desk area is incredibly rude and unprofessional. Her partner is very nice and speaks excellent Spanish.
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very quick but good
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Although I waited for over an hour on my first visit, I must say the second visit went much smoother and faster. The doctors and staff were all amazing on both visits and they provided phenomenal customer service. I would happily recommend this office to others.
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i dont
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It was reassuring and appreciated.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Watson and his staff made me feel very at ease and comfortable along with my first visit to his office in a very professional manner.
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I DON'T EVEN WANT TO COMMENT, BECAUSE I REALLY DON'T THINK THAT MY EXPERIENCE MATTER TO THE POINT THAT HE WILL DO THE SAME TO OTHER PATIENTS, AND WHAT HE REFUSE TO DO FOR MY GRANDDAUGHTER, AND EXPERIENCE DORCTOR, WITH 50YRS. IN THE FIELD DID, MY SUGGESTION IS THAT HE RETURN TO HIS RESIDENCY FOR ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE, HE IS NOT READY TO BE ON HIS OWN, HE WAS JUST DISCRIMATING. THAT WAS READLY MY IMPRESSION.
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Doctor is great , but at the front desk there's this african american girl can't recall her name she is very rude and unprofessional no personality what so ever. I don't think that Dr.Watson should have people with no people skillswork for him it's just not right. People go there because there not feeling well and to come across someone like her makes it much worse.
More than 1 year ago
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Very professional and caring as well as staff
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Dr. Watson did a great job explaining what is going on in my shoulder. He was easy to talk to you and seemed like a great listener as well. I would definitely recommend him.
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It was great... Dr was really really nice..totally satisfied
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Very professional and efficient.
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He was very professional and helpful. He explain in a simple way all about my condition and guide me to get the best treatment.
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Very professional addressed my concerns, answered my questions, and introduced me to staff-a first! Office staff from check in, vitals, check out were friendly and efficient. Thanks!!
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Dr Watson is excellent!
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Que fe excelente
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They are absolutly great professionals and human beings, I am very happy with the way they handle my case.
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