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Mr Alexander James Stewart Watson

Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon

BPharm, MRPharmS, MBBS, MRCS (Glasgow), FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics)

Practices at: The London Independent Hospital

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Personal Profile

Mr Alexander 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, London, 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 is a Consultant at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow since 2006 and has developed a large Foot and Ankle practice as well as managing tauma. Mr Watson has comlpleted 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 and 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.

Clinical Interests

Clinical Interests

  • Foot, ankle and knee surgery

  • Sports injuries and degenerative changes

  • Correction of bunions, hammer and mallet toes, mortons neuromae, osteoarthritis big toe, midfoot and hindfoot osteoarthritis, tibialis posterior insufficiency (acquired flat foot), pain and instability, tendon injuries, plantar fasciitis, trauma

  • Knee and ankle arthroscopy

  • Total knee and total ankle joint replacement surgery

Professional Memberships

Professional Membership

  • British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

  • British Medical Association

  • General Medical Council

  • Medical Protection Society