“Just go to Dr. Benjamin Watson and get it done properly the first time.” -Rosie
Dr. Watson is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in disorders of the foot and ankle. Raised in Blakely, Georgia, he received his undergraduate degree with honors from the University of Georgia in 2006. Afterward he attended the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine on the campus of Virginia Tech, graduating in 2010. He next moved to Columbus, Ohio where he did his residency in orthopaedic surgery at Doctors Hospital/Ohio University COM and went on to complete a one-year orthopaedic foot and ankle fellowship at the Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Center.
Dr. Watson has expertise in both common and complex disorders of the foot and ankle. His primary clinical interest is in foot and ankle reconstruction, including total ankle replacement, deformity correction, trauma, and sports-related injuries/disorders.
Dr. Watson is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, and the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society. He and his wife Amanda now live here in Columbus, Georgia, with their 3 children, Eli, Emersyn, and Hudson. In his spare time, Dr. Watson enjoys exercising, being outdoors, spending time with his family, and following collegiate sports, especially his beloved Georgia Bulldogs.
“I am proud to be a part of the Hughston Clinic, which I believe provides not only high quality but comprehensive musculoskeletal care through many sub-specialties. My sub-specialty training in orthopedic foot and ankle surgery allows me to provide a customized surgical or non-surgical treatment strategy for my patients. My wife and I are proud to be raising our family in our home state and look forward to becoming involved in the Columbus community.”
Dr. Watson’s Specialties Include:
- Foot & Ankle
- General Orthopeadics