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Dr. William Watters III, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Professional statement

Dr. William Watters III is a distinguished orthopedic surgeon providing his medical expertise to patients at Houston Methodist Orthopedic & Sports Medicine. He looks after the locality of Houston, TX. Dr. Watters earned his medical degree from Harvard University. He then completed an internship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Subsequently, he completed his residencies in both internal medicine and orthopedic surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Watters is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and affiliated with the Houston Methodist Hospital. He specializes in treating degenerative and traumatic conditions of the adult spine. He has authored numerous articles and book chapters as well as spoken frequently, both nationally and internationally, on the topic of spinal disease. His other clinical interests include pain management, neck and back pain, and neck surgery. He is an expert on evidence-based medicine and has served in this capacity as the chair of major committees at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery (AAOS) and the North American Spine Society (NASS). Dr. Watters is efficient, decisive, and has a keen eye for details. He is skilled at ensuring quality and keeping an open communication with his patients. In addition to his thorough knowledge and experience, his involvement with several professional organizations in a leadership role exemplifies his passion for orthopedic surgery.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Houston Methodist Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and training

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (Internship)
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Residency in Internal Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • Medical School - Harvard University, Doctor of Medicine

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1972546448

Office locations

Houston Methodist Orthopedic & Sports Medicine

9090 Katy Freeway, Suite 200

Houston, TX 77024

Houston Methodist Orthopedic & Sports Medicine

6550 Fannin Street, Suite 2600

Houston, TX 77030

Houston Methodist Orthopedic & Sports Medicine

5505 West Loop S

Houston, TX 77081

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I thought it was awesome very professional & courtesy to say the least he,s an excellent Dr.
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