James F Watt D.O.
5300 South Ferdon Boulevard
Crestview, FL 32536
1034 Mar Walt Drive
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
554-D Twin Cities Boulevard
Niceville, FL 32578
The following are reviews from patients of Dr. Watt.
“Dr. Watt was exceptionsl during my office visit and surgery. He was very knowledgeable and friendly.”
– Mary C.
“Professional, experienced, and in no hurry. Did a through evaluation.”
– Andrew S.
“I can’t say that ever really enjoy visiting a physician, but Ortho Associates’ staff takes a lot of the stress out of a visit. The office staff is courteous and efficient. Once I’m in the back, they are thorough and familiar with my case. Dr. Watt is friendly, engaging, and confident in his assessments. I feel good about my choice in orthopedic surgeons.”
– Will M.
“Straight and to the point. Knew right away what was needed.”
– Sidney L.
“Dr. Watt was very professional, friendly, and very detailed with what I need. I feel comfortable and confident with him as my physician.”
– Edith M.
“Everyone was kind and professional—great overall experience.”
– Matt P.
“First time visit. Very professional from the people at the front checking temps (COVID19), to check in, to assistants, to X-ray, to Dr Watt. Probably the best experience I’ve had from a provider in FWB.”
– Kelley F.
“Very professional, I felt very comfortable having this surgery.”
– Betty L.
“Dr. Watt has been my doctor for several years. I also see Dr. Shawbitz and Dr. Fusco, as needed, and I genuinely appreciate all the doctors and the staff at Orthopaedic Associates. I use the Niceville office when possible, but have had a great experience at both the Niceville and Ft. Walton Beach offices. On the phone and in-person, all personnel has been helpful, courteous, and just great.”
– Jack H.
“It was great being able to explain to someone the problems I have been having and for them to understand finally. It was also great to finally get an answer as to what has been causing my issue. The provider was extremely friendly and courteous. The nurse that assisted was terrific as well.”
– Chris C.
– Vickie P.
“Great provider! Excellent attention, care, and explanation about my daughter’s injury.”
– Eunice J.
“Fantastic! No severe damage, I look forward to my future needs here. Thank you”
– Mary H.
“Dr. Watt is always quick to assess and get to the point. He is knowledgeable, genuinely friendly, and an adept clinician. I highly recommend him.”
– Anne T.
“Dr. Watt was friendly and knowledgeable about my hand. He listened, gave me all the treatment choices, and accepted my decision. Dr. Watt told me about the procedure healing time and aftercare. I feel very confident in his ability and my decision.”
– Lois A.
“I’m always glad to see Dr. Watt. And, as usual, everything about my visit was prompt, efficient, instructive and friendly.”
– Christine R.
“Dr. Watt was very kind and knowledgeable. Excellent bedside manner and put my mind at ease as to how best to handle my pain with arthritis in my hands.”
– Sharon P.
“The staff was friendly and flexible to our needs. Dr. Watt was amazing. He made my son feel comfortable and made sure he understood what was going on. We felt like he had our sons best interest and heart.”
– Kristina S.
– Deborah D.
“Professional, caring, takes time to thoroughly answer questions and address concerns and on time for the appointment.”
– Thomas K.
“Dr. Watt was very positive and always very professional. I think he is an excellent Doctor.”
– James M.
“He understood my situation and was very courtesy.”
– Walter M.
“I always choose Orthopaedic Associates and recommend them to everyone I know. My third surgery with Orthopaedic Associates and I have always been treated well by everyone on the staff!”
– Cathleen R.
“Completely satisfied with Doctor and staff. Fast, efficient, and personable.”
– Andre L.
“Dr. Watt always provides attentive and caring treatment. Although the hand injections I receive are painful, Dr. Watt is still empathic and does his best to administer the shots with a minimum of discomfort.”
– Hannah F.
“This provider is excellent. Very professional and has the best bedside manner. Very understanding and caring. He was the one doctor who took my condition seriously and treated it very fast. For once I don’t have to deal with unnecessary pain.”
– Tona R.
“I came in with pain in my left shoulder. X-rays got taken, and Dr. Watts gave me a steroid shot and prescribed therapy. It was an excellent experience.”
– Mary J.
“From the time I walked into the office, I got treated with the utmost courtesy and professionalism. While I was waiting to be seen by the doctor, I noticed that every one that came into the office were all treated with the same professionalism. The office is spotless, and the wait time was minimal. Workers were friendly to one another. Dr. Watt was very thorough explaining my condition, how he would treat it, and the alternative treatments. He listened to me without that, hurry up I have other patients to see, attitude — very pleasant, bedside manner. I recommend Dr. Watt, 100%.”
– Verneka O.
“Excellent. Very professional, knowledgeable, efficient, and most of all, kind and empathetic.”
– Maryl B.
“Pleasant and to the point. Practical and realistic as well. Stated things clearly and with honesty. Good interchange.”
– Rick S.
“Dr. Watt was kind and knowledgeable and made my 17-year-old daughter feel at ease immediately. He understands her future goals and is helping her reach them through her recovery.”
– Mikhala H.
“After making a friendly introduction, Dr. Watt went straight to the point. Having been married to a doctor and having many friends who are doctors and have been to doctors, I very much appreciated this. He was candid, gave me options, suggested I not go for an operation because other female patients did not say, I'm so glad I had the surgery. He suggested an injection and told me it was going to hurt, which it did. He was most pleasant but most honest -- none of that doctor stuff of which I am quite familiar -- knowing and having been to doctors for myself and my family. Your personnel is lovely, and Dr. Watt is what more doctors should be.”
– Scott K.
“Awesome! Nice to see everybody again!”
– Lorraine P.
“Dr. Watts is knowledgeable and flexible. He provides the best possible care in a secure going professional manner. He listens and is sensitive to the needs of each patient and offers the best option to meet those needs!”
– Wade F.
“The staff was so helpful, and the doctor listened to me when most doctors don’t.”
– Alisha P.
– Bobby B.
“Excellent! Very friendly and thorough. Explained suggested surgery and recovery process.”
– Rick G.
“Dr. Watt understands that I want to use conservative measures for as long as I can when treating arthritis in my thumb. He is very knowledgeable, professional, and an excellent bedside manner.”
– Christi C.
“I was very comfortable with this doctor, and he was informative.”
– Leon B.
“Dr. Watt was friendly and knowledgeable of what needed to be done. He was willing to go ahead and do the surgery. I enjoyed meeting Dr. Watt today.”
– Joyce S.
“I am seen on time with no waiting each time I have an appointment, Dr. Watt always has a smile on his face and listens to what I am experiencing then explains where I can understand.”
– Judy M.
“Dr. Watt was understanding and very thorough, taking the time to explain why I am having issues and what he can do to correct them when I am ready. He is a great doctor.”
– Charolette S.
“Dr. Watt was charming & very professional. I felt cared for and of importance.”
– Tiffany M.
“Dr. Watt is a great doctor, was straight up and to point! Gave me my option and found a solution.”
– Nicholas P.
“Professional, prompt, knowledgeable, effective & friendly.”
– Robert G.
“Dr. Watt is the finest.”
– Bryan H.
“Always a great experience.”
– Heather M.
“The most professional, caring staff I have ever dealt with. Dr. Watt is a top-notch surgeon with an excellent bedside manner. I highly recommend OA.”
– David M.
“My son was able to get in with a couple of days of his referral, and Dr. Watts and his staff were so lovely and made me feel welcome! Highly recommend Dr. Watt to everyone!! Was great with my 9-year-old son!”
– Teresa P.
“Great Doctor. Easy to deal with. Not high minded! Not going to change!”
– Rexford M.
“Overall great experience. I didn't have to wait long at all, and the staff was friendly.”
– Kevin M.
“Always a good experience. Makes me feel confident with the diagnosis and plan for treatment. Would highly recommend Dr. Watt, as well as Orthopaedic Associates.”
– Pam J.
“Staff was great and friendly. The doctor was professional yet made me feel extremely comfortable. This allowed me to describe my issues more thoroughly and honestly. I called the referring physician back to thank him for the excellent referral!”
– Bryan L.
“Always good from the reception desk to seeing the Doctor.”
– Kathleen N.
“Dr. Watt is the best, and I am very blessed to have him as my doctor I wouldn't have any other doctor take care of my hands Thank you.”
– Patricia W.
“Everyone there at Dr. Watts office was accommodating! Well, oil machine.”
– Brian P.
“Overall great experience would highly recommend to anybody who asked.”
– Harry H.
“I appreciated Dr. Watt's very personable approach to my issues. Dr. Watt was informative and thorough. I also would like to say that the staff at Orthopaedic Associates was very kind (patient-friendly) and even very thorough.”
– Robert K.
“Very pleasant and informative. Everything was excellent and still waiting on Mri /insurance company.”
– Donna M.
“The whole Team at the Destin office were very attentive and personable. I feel comfortable and confident in moving forward with my needed procedure.”
– Jennifer P.
“Dr. Watt will take time to discuss treatment option and will listen to any concerns. Dr. Watt works hard to make sure the treatment he gives you is sustainable and will be best for you as a patient.”
– Thomas D.
“Dr. Watt has the best personality and is so kind and caring. Everyone was so nice. The appointment was run smoothly and quickly and on time. It is a pleasure to come to the doctor's office when all these are achieved. Thank you.”
– Donnie C.
“Excellent care and service.”
– Maya P.
“Got in quickly and I didn’t wait forever in the exam room. Dr. Watt was very professional and cool. He explained my options and gave his recommendations and off I went. I would see him again if the situation required it.”
– Jared S.
“Dr. Watt is extremely professional and easy to talk to. He takes time to explain your options and does excellent work.”
– Robert C.
“Dr. Watt is always very knowledgeable and personable. He discussed options in a very clear manner and treated my problem.”
– Gail B.
“Dr. Watt is friendly, knowledgeable and experienced. I felt comfortable with his explanation and choices of treatment. He listened to my issues and concerns.”
– Debra P.
“Everyone was accommodating and caring. I was seen promptly!”
– Laura R.
“After seeing Dr. Watt for the first time, I conclude that I wish you were my family doctor. He is the best orthopedics I have ever seen because I've been to a couple of them and he provides excellent service, and I have referred him to several of my friends that have had problems, and all I get from them is yes he was great, and he did what he was supposed to. He is very well mannered and takes good care of his patients I would not ever go to another one besides Dr. Watt.”
– Warren W.
“Workers comp claim, been slow going. Requested new doctor and got Dr. Watt. Immediately was feeling better about the doctor and staff. Everyone there was great.”
– Cameron P.
“Superb diagnosis and response to my issue.”
– Russell D.
“Dr. Watt is caring, skilled and knowledgeable. He was right on time for my appointment also.”
– Cheryl C.
“Dr. Watt takes the time to explain your surgical procedure and provides a caring service. He is very knowledgeable, and his expertise is some of the best I’ve seen. I’ve now had 13 surgeries, and this one has been the best. Dr. Watt will spend the time to get to know you and treats you like a person, not a number. I highly recommend him.”
– Allen P.
“Dr. Watt was quick, but professional, kind and caring with my diagnosis. All the staff was easy to work with including during the scheduling of my surgery and both follow-ups. Couldn't ask for better service. As soon as my other hand flairs up, I'll be back!”
– Elizabeth B.
“Professional, friendly, knowledgeable.”
– David H.
“Class act; excellent bedside manner; works well with others.”
– Jeremy R.
“Dr. Watt is a real pleasure to work with; his pleasant demeanor is much appreciated. I also appreciate the fact that he will put things in layman's terms. But, a massive shout out to him and all the others providers for accepting and treating, all Military personnel”
– Ole S.
“Dr. Watt knew precisely what needed to be done with my wrist condition. And took care of it. Very impressed with him and the staff at Orthopaedic Associates. Hope I won't need to be back for some other issue, but they would be my number one choice.”
– Joe K.
“Very pleased with the procedure results and experience with Dr. Watt.”
– Charles M.
“I felt comfortable in an instant with Dr. Watt and trust him completely with his diagnosis. I would refer anyone and everyone to him!”
– Elizabeth J.
“Very friendly listened to my concerns and had my best interest in mind.”
– Kelly M.
– Henry F.
“Outstanding in every respect from scheduling an appointment, the support folks, I was thoroughly prepared for the hand surgery, and my results were excellent. Likewise, my after surgery care was also excellent. I would highly recommend Dr. Watt and all the support folks at Orthopaedic Associates to others.”
– Herbert M.
“Dr. Watt has been very helpful in figuring out how to handle my finger situation. Good listener.”
– John H.
“He is very knowledgeable and listens. When we have a question, he has the answer. Doesn’t have to get back to us.”
– Patrick C.
“Dr. Watts and his staff are phenomenal, Dr. Watt help me decide what surgery to get, and he listened and cared about what I need my fingers to do. His team would work with me in my busy schedule to get in to see him quick and easy without having to wait an extended time to see Dr. Watts. Without a doubt best doctor I have ever had!”
– Terry S.
“It was a great experience, the staff, and Dr. Watt.”
– Tommy C.
“Very attentive and caring. He listens to the patient. Does not rush through appointment. I feel like he cares about me as a person as well as a patient.”
– Sharon S.
“Dr. Watt has been fantastic from the first visit to post-op. He immediately diagnosed what was causing my wrist pain, and developed a plan. I would recommend Dr. Watt and Orthopaedic Associates.”
– Alicia L.
“Very informative and gave me complete details on what to do next before a plan is implemented.”
– Patricia C.
“Very straightforward and explained all options in depth before prioritizing the requirements for and results for surgery.”
– Walter D.
“A dedicated, people-oriented man that has an excellent bedside manner. Always willing to take the extra time and steps necessary, so you know what is going on.”
– Ole S.
“Very professional, timely explanations, humorous, and likable.”
– Russell D.
“Very professional. Great appointment. On time. I'm very pleased.”
– Ruth G.
“Dr. Watt was very professional. Our son was only 6 months at the time of visit and Dr. Watt was able to handle him moving around. He provided great information and let us know exactly what was going on and when we should come back to see him. We were very pleased with the care we received.”
– Cheyenne T.
“Dr. Watt is a excellent provider. I recommend him to anyone needing surgery.”
– Tammy K.
“Always a great experience with Dr. Watt! Great bedside manner. I recently had an injection into my wrist but usually see him yearly for knee injections. He always helps to settle my nerves!”
– Robyn P.
“Best service I have had in a long, long time. Thank you, Dr. Watt and your staff.”
– Bobby J.
“Dr. Watt was very caring and informative.”
– Sylvia H.