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Dr. Kevin Watson

Orthopedic Surgery
New Orleans, LA
19 years experience male

Locations

Orthopaedic Associates of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

Address

3434 Prytania Street, Suite 430, New Orleans, LA
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My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

5042072313

About

Bio

I am a general orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in customized knee replacement, anterior total hip replacement, and arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and knee.

Specialties
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Orthopedic Surgery

Doctor Q&A

139 Answers
26 Agrees
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Watson
Orthopedic Surgery 19 years experience
Medicine/eval: If you have medicine to treat gout, then your should start it now. However, if you do not, you should contact an orthopedic surgeon/urgent care to get treatment. They can drain your knee and inject with cortisone as well as provide with medicine to treat the gout attack.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Watson
Orthopedic Surgery 19 years experience
Mild arthritis: By definition, mild thinning of the cartilage is mild osteoarthritis. Arthritis is the process of the cartilage in our joints wearing down with time. Since it is minimal, it is usually nothing to worry about.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Watson
Orthopedic Surgery 19 years experience
Possible blood clot: Elevate your legs. If the swelling does not subside within hours, seek urgent evaluation for an ultrasound to evaluate for a blood clot/DVT.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Watson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Watson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! thanks, thats what i thought, i was originally going to do that but then moved and my other surgeon did something else instead.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Best adviced "heavy weights and low repetitions".that explains a lot..thk u!!!
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) Thank you Doc. I do indeed have a flat foot. I have made an appointmen

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Tulane University School of Medicine, LA
Graduated 2002MD

Medical/Graduate school

Tulane University School of Medicine, LA
Graduated 2002MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HOSPITAL

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