Dr. Mark C Watts MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Mark Watts is a neurosurgeon in Wheat Ridge, Colorado and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Exempla Lutheran Medical Center and Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital. He received his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 23 years. He is one of 8 doctors at Exempla Lutheran Medical Center and one of 10 at Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery

Hospital Affiliation

Exempla Lutheran Medical Center

Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital

Porter Adventist Hospital
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, General Surgery, 1991–1992

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1992–1998

Stanford University School of Medicine
Class of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified in Neurological Surgery

CO State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAANS), American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Hindlimb laminar inflammatory response is similar to that present in forelimbs after carbohydrate overload in horses.
Leise, B. S., Faleiros, R. R., Watts, M., Johnson, P. J., Black, S. J., Belknap, J. K.

Laminar Regulation of STAT1 and STAT3 in Black Walnut Extract and Carbohydrate Overload Induced Models of Laminitis.
Leise, B. S., Watts, M., Tanhoff, E., Johnson, P. J., Black, S. J., Belknap, J. K.

Central versus peripheral tibial screw placement in hamstring anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: in vitro biomechanics.
Hayes, D. A.,Watts, M. C.,Tevelen, G. A.,Crawford, R. W.

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