Mr Alex Watson


BPharm, MRPharmS, MBBS, MRCS(Glasg), FRCS(Tr&Ortho)

GMC number: 4192923


Orthopaedic surgery

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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.

Outside work, Mr Watson is married to a Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon and has a young family. They are keen runners, scuba divers and ski/snowboarders.

Special interests

Foot, ankle and knee surgery including bunions, hammer and mallet toes, mortons neuromae, osteoarthritis, flat foot, tendon injuries, plantar fasciitis, trauma, sports injuries, degenerative changes, knee and ankle arthroscopy, and total knee or ankle joint replacement surgery.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Alex Watson at Nuffield Health

  • Knee replacement
  • Bunion surgery (bunionectomy)
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Tendon transfer in foot and ankle
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Ankle replacement
  • Flat foot correction

Locations Mr Alex Watson works with

Related experience


  • British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society

Other posts held

  • The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust

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