Bio of the Orthopedic Surgeon in Sioux Falls - Dr. Dave Watts.

Dr. Dave Watts is an American Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon. He completed his Bachelor’s in Science from University of St Thomas at St Paul, MN. He has done his Orthopedic Residency from the University of Minnesota Department of Orthopedic Surgery in 2006. He has extensively trained with Dr. Frank Alvine with special emphasis on total ankle replacement.

Dr. Dave Watts believes in proving to be a model for his patients so that they adapt a healthy lifestyle. Patients with wide variety of musculoskeletal injuries come to him. He helps his patients get back to whatever they enjoy doing by treating their orthopedic problems like cartilage damage, complex hip & shoulder problems, knee injuries, and sprains.

Dr. Dave Watts also performs minimally invasive surgeries to reduce pain, and ensure shorter hospital stays. This approach helps the patients quickly recover and get back to their normal healthy lives. He relies on a comprehensive approach of caring for his patients by using the latest diagnostic tools and pain management regimes.


  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Orthopedics


  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


  • University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis