Dr. Anthony Watson

Orthopedic Surgery
Pittsburgh, PA
32 years experience male

Locations

Greater Pittsburgh Orthopaedic Associates

Pittsburgh, PA

Address

5820 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

Amerigroup

Cigna

Coventry Health Care

HealthAmerica

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

UPMC Health Plan

Tricare

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Orthopedic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

5 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Watson
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Can be either: Inflammatory arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis, has a hereditary component but may be cause by a virus. It can also be caused by untreated strep... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Watson
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
The distal end: The distal end of the clavicle forms the acromioclavicular joint where it meets the acromion process of the scapula. The joint is held together with l... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Watson
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Many things: Osteoporosis can be the result of low calcium, low Vitamin D, decreased bone production, increased bone turnover, disuse of a limb due to injury or pa... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Watson
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Diagnosis code: Insurance companies require a "code" on the bill, instead of the actual name of the diagnosis. The code you list is for "arthritis in more than one jo... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Watson
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Time, time, time: Ankle sprain swelling can take as long as a year to resolve. Almost never is it resolved by 5 days. The worst of the swelling typically resolves over ... Read More
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Testimonials
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This was very helpful. Thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, IL
Graduated 1991MD

Residency

NORTHWESTERN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Completed 1996

Awards

Golden Mallet Excellence in Resident Education
AAOS Achievement Award, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Affiliations

American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
Performing Arts Medicine Association
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