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Mr Alex Watson - Orthopaedics

Mr Alex Watson is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire who specialises in foot and ankle surgery.

Based at: Rivers Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

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Clinical interests

Lower limb with sub specialist in foot and ankle surgery. Bunions, hammer toes, mallet toes, clawed toes, osteoarthritis of the foot and ankle, collapsed arches, sports injuries and ankle arthroscopy.

Heel pain clinic

Mr Watson will see patients from 2 yrs+

Academic background

Mr Watson is a fully UK trained Orthopaedic Surgeon. Prior to going to medical school at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, he graduated from King’s College as a Pharmacist. He completed his medical training with honours at Bart's in 1995 and ultimately undertook his orthopaedic surgical training at The Royal London Hospital.

He has been a consultant at the Princess Alexandra Hospital since 2006 and has developed a large foot and ankle practice as well as managing tauma. Mr Watson has completed three fellowships – a Foot and Ankle Fellowship alongside Mr Lloyd Williams in London, and two Hip and Knee Arthroplasty (joint replacement) Fellowships in Sydney.

Mr Watson has many peer reviewed publications he teaches on, attends courses regularly and keeps in touch with the latest developments in his field.

Professional Memberships

Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow

British Orthopaedic Association

British Orthopeadic Foot and Ankle Society

Medical Defence Association

General Medical Council and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.

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