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Dr. Eric Watson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.9 (107)
Map Pin Small Sioux Falls, SD
Accepting new patients
29 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Eric Watson, MD

Dr. Eric Watson, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Sioux Falls, SD. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 29 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center, Sanford Usd Medical Center, Sanford Vermillion Hospital and Sioux Center Health. Dr. Watson, completed a residency at University of NE Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Watson an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Watson works at Practice in Sioux Falls, SD with other offices in Marshall, MN, Mitchell, SD and Sioux Center, IA. They frequently treat conditions like Osteoarthritis of Ankle, Osteoarthritis of Foot and Limb Pain along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Watson's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Orthopedic Institute PC
    810 E 23rd St, Sioux Falls, SD 57105 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (605) 331-5890
    Monday
    08:00 - 19:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 19:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 19:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 19:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 19:00
    Saturday
    09:00 - 14:00
  2. 2
    Marshall MN Outreach - Avera Medical Group Marshall
    1521 CARLSON ST, Marshall, MN 56258 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (888) 331-5890
  3. 3
    Orthopedic Institute Mitchell
    1204 S Burr St, Mitchell, SD 57301 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (605) 995-1098
  4. 4
    Sioux Center, IA Outreach - Prairie Life Chiropractic Building
    715 S Main Ave, Sioux Center, IA 51250 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (888) 331-5890
  5. 5
    Office
    1300 S Burr St, Mitchell, SD 57301 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (605) 331-5890
  6. 6
    Prairie Life Chiropractic PC
    715 S Main Ave, Sioux Center, IA 51250 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (605) 331-5890
  7. 7
    Fixen Chiropractic
    104 W Redwood St, Marshall, MN 56258 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (605) 331-5890

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center
  • Sanford Usd Medical Center
  • Sanford Vermillion Hospital
  • Sioux Center Health

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Limb Pain

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Limb Pain
Achilles Tendinitis
Joint Pain
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Impingement
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Bunion
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Chondromalacia
Difficulty With Walking
Fibular Fracture
Foot Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Heel Spur
Internal Derangement of Knee
Knee Fracture
Knee Ligament Tears
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Meniscus Tear
Miner's Knee
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Plantar Fasciitis
Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
Spondylolisthesis
Tibial Fracture
Arthrocentesis
Bunion Surgery
Hammer Toe Repair
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Replacement
Meniscectomy
Peripheral Nerve Block
Somatic Nerve Block
Steroid Injection
Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Assist
Achilles Tendon Contracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear
Arthritis of the Elbow
Avascular Necrosis
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Cancer
Broken Arm
Bunionette
Bursitis
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Elbow Bursitis
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Femur Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Gout
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Hammer Toe
Hand Fracture
Herniated Disc
Hip Fracture
Hip Pointer
Hip Tendinitis
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee Dislocation
Knee Sprain
Knee Tendinitis
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Low Back Pain
Lupus
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Marfan Syndrome
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Morton's Neuroma
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteopenia
Osteosarcoma
Patellar Tendonitis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Pyogenic Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Sacrum Disorders
Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis
Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sever's Disease
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stress Fracture of Foot
Systemic Chondromalacia
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
Tenosynovitis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Trigger Finger
Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
Achilles Tenotomy
ACL Surgery
Ankle Arthroscopy
Bunionette Surgery
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Excision of Femur or Knee
Excision of Ganglion
Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Fracture Treatment Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hip Dislocation
Hip Replacement
Joint Drainage
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Meniscus Surgery
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Periacetabular Osteotomy
Quadriceps Tendon Repair
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Synovial Biopsy
Total Hip Replacement
Trigger Point Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    4.9
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    Based on 107 ratings
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    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 29 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1134154552
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University of NE Medical Center
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Creighton University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Watson has seen patients for Osteoarthritis of Ankle, Osteoarthritis of Foot and Limb Pain, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Watson on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    107 patients have reviewed Dr. Watson. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Watson.

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