Paul A. Watterson, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Kind and gifted surgeon. Nothing better defines Dr. Paul Watterson. Patients feel an immediate ease and rapport with Dr. Watterson, who has been acknowledged throughout his schooling and medical career as a master technician and passionate surgeon whose gentle smile and calm nature establishes trusted confidence.
Dr. Watterson graduated from Utah State University where he was voted Student Body President in 1977 and later appointed to serve on Utah’s Board of Regents. Following his freshman year, he devoted two years to missionary service in South Africa.
His commitment and academic excellence were again recognized at George Washington University Medical School where he graduated as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honor Society in 1982. His classmates honored him with the Benjamin Manchester Humanitarian Award. Dr. Watterson finished his gereral surgery training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1987 and was subsequently awarded a coveted anatomic fellowship at the Royal Melbourne Hospital in Melbourne, Australia.
Upon completion of his plastic surgery residency at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia in 1990, he received the Galncy Outstanding Resident Award by Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. This same pattern of excellence has continued throughout his career. For 12 consecutive years, Charlotte physicians have voted Dr. Watterson “Top Doc” as published in Charlotte Magazine.
After 28 years of experience and an incredible career, Dr. Watterson has chosen to come home to Utah to be near his family. He brings with him nationally recognized credentials, a wealth of experience and outstanding talent. “I have a love for my work and the absolutely positive impact it can have in a person’s life” says Dr. Watterson.
His patients understand that his top surgical priority is their safety and to honor the God-given beauty in each one. “To me, natural is confident and beautiful.”