December 11th – 14th, 2019, Las Vegas, NV

Troy S. Watson, MD

Troy S. Watson, MD
Founder, Foot and Ankle Institute
Director, Las Vegas Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Fellowship
Desert Orthopaedic Center
Troy Watson, M.D. is a native of Southern California. After graduating from the University of Southern California, he attended Georgetown University Medical School where he obtained his medical degree in 1994.

He completed his surgical internship at the University of California, Los Angeles in 1995. Following this Dr. Watson went on to complete his orthopaedic training at Tulane University and Charity Hospital in New Orleans.

Dr. Watson then continued his training by completing a fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery at the Miller Orthopaedic Clinic in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Dr. Watson has made numerous scientific presentations and published articles on disorders of the foot and ankle. Additionally, he continues to educate other orthopaedic surgeons by participating as a faculty member in national conferences pertaining to the foot and ankle. He uses this exceptional educational experience in his own practice to educate his patients.

Since starting his practice at Desert Orthopaedic Center, Dr. Watson founded the Foot and Ankle Institute as well as the Las Vegas Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Fellowship. The primary goals of the Institute are to provide the highest quality care in a compassionate environment with attention to patient education. Dr. Watson treats all conditions of the foot and ankle and has a special interest in sports related injuries of the foot and ankle.

After completing four years of medical school and a five year surgical residency, Dr. Watson spent an additional year studying the foot and ankle at the Miller Orthopaedic Clinic in Charlotte, North Carolina.

During his year with Miller Orthopaedic Clinic, Dr. Watson worked closely with foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Robert Anderson, a consultant for the NFL’s Green Bay Packers and team physician for the Carolina Panthers. In addition, Dr. Watson trained with orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon, Hodges Davis, consultant to the North Carolina Dance Theater.

This combined exposure gives Dr. Watson exceptional experience in dealing with sports related injuries and on the local level he has consulted for the UNLV Rebels and the Las Vegas Gladiator Arena Football Team.

Dr. Watson also treats all disorders of the foot and ankle including trauma, tendon disorders, diabetes, nerve disorders, rheumatoid and osteoarthritis, heel pain, tumors and amputations.

All Sessions by Troy S. Watson, MD

TimeProgramTopicFaculty
Wednesday, December 11, 2019: Foot & Ankle
1:23 PM - 1:23 PM
(0 min)
Panel: 28-Year-Old Professional Soccer Player With Recurrent Inversion Ankle Sprains: What I Do Foot & Ankle
Panel Moderator Thomas H. Lee, MD
1:23 PM - 1:30 PM
(7 min)
Pro: Open Brostrom: Still The Gold Standard Foot & Ankle
1:30 PM - 1:37 PM
(7 min)
Pro: Minimally Invasive Surgery: Arthroscopic Repair - It's Time To Change, Don't Get Stuck In The 1800s Foot & Ankle
1:37 PM - 1:44 PM
(7 min)
Pro: When And How To Do A Reconstruction Rather Than A Repair: Read The Literature Foot & Ankle
1:44 PM - 1:51 PM
(7 min)
Pro: The Internal Brace: I Told You About It Last Year, Why Aren't You Listening Foot & Ankle
2:20 PM - 2:20 PM
(0 min)
Debate: 19-Year-Old Field Hockey Player Who Slipped On The Artificial Turf Now With A Syndesmotic Ligament Injury: What I Use In The Operating Room Foot & Ankle
2:20 PM - 2:26 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Old School Syndesmosis Rigid Fixation Works Great, I Am Not Changing Foot & Ankle
2:26 PM - 2:32 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Old Man, Suture Fixation Technqiues For The Syndesmosis Is Much Better Foot & Ankle
2:39 PM - 2:59 PM
(20 min)
Lightening Round: Put The Professor In The Hot Box - Case Presentations For Ankle Instability Foot & Ankle
3:40 PM - 4:05 PM
(25 min)
Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: Complex & Unusual Ankle Fractures: How I Fix No Theory Please Foot & Ankle
4:30 PM - 4:30 PM
(0 min)
Panel: 45-Year-Old Recreational Tennis Player With The Dreaded Pop On Match Point Foot & Ankle
Panel Moderator Robert B. Anderson, MD
4:30 PM - 4:37 PM
(7 min)
Pro: Nonoperative Treatment Gives Best Results: I Am Not Canadian - Read The Literature Foot & Ankle
4:37 PM - 4:44 PM
(7 min)
Pro: Traditional Open Repair Avoids The Re-Rupture Foot & Ankle
4:44 PM - 4:51 PM
(7 min)
Pro: Minimally Invasive Techniques: The Technology Is Here - Stop The Silliness Foot & Ankle
6:06 PM - 6:06 PM
(0 min)
Debate: 40-Year-Old Marathon Runner With A Plantar Plate Rupture 6 Weeks Ago & Early Hammer Toe Deformity Foot & Ankle
6:06 PM - 6:12 PM
(6 min)
Pro: Fuse The PIP, Release Soft Tissues And Pin The Toe - The Gold Standard Foot & Ankle
6:12 PM - 6:18 PM
(6 min)
Pro: What? Anatomy My Friends, Repair The Plantar Plate Foot & Ankle
Thursday, December 12, 2019: Foot & Ankle
8:31 AM - 8:56 AM
(25 min)
Case Presentations With Questions And Answers: Complications In Ankle Arthritis, The Failed Total Ankle Replacement, Osteochondral Defects & More Foot & Ankle
11:10 AM - 11:30 AM
(20 min)
Case Presentations With Questions & Answers: Bunion And Lesser Toe Deformities Foot & Ankle
10:15 AM - 10:15 AM
(0 min)
Mini-Panel: 48-Year-Old Advertising Executive Wearing Her 6-Inch Heels: I Can't Fit My Toe In My Shoes Foot & Ankle
Panel ModeratorJames W. Stone, MD
10:15 AM - 10:21 AM
(6 min)
Pro: Understanding When Soft Tissue Surgery Is All You Need Foot & Ankle
10:21 AM - 10:27 AM
(6 min)
Pro: The Role Of Osteotomy In Bunion Correction Foot & Ankle
10:27 AM - 10:33 AM
(6 min)
Pro: The Lapidus Procedure: When The Tarsometatarsal Joint Must Be Addressed Foot & Ankle
10:33 AM - 10:39 AM
(6 min)
Pro: Minimally Invasive Surgery: Small Incisions & Few Complications Foot & Ankle

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