Dr. Bruce Watkins, Orthopedic Hand Surgeon

Providing outstanding care in the greater Southeast Idaho Region, and surrounding communities.


Welcome to Teton Hand Surgery!

Let the experienced, highly skilled Hand Surgeon, Dr. Bruce Watkins, be your first choice when looking for a hand surgeon. With over ten years of experience in hand surgery, Dr. Bruce Watkins does endoscopic carpal tunnel procedures, repairs trigger fingers, removes masses, performs joint fusions, and other services. Teton Hand Surgery serves the greater Southeast Idaho Region, as well as surrounding communities.

Teton Hand Surgery accepts most major insurance, including Medicare and Medicaid. If you are paying with Medicare, we will accept the payment amount approved as payment and will not bill you more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance. If you don’t have insurance or are self-referred, Teton Hand Surgery has flat cost options so you know what the total cost is upfront, and if needed, they will still work with your insurance.

Additionally, if you are injured on the job, Teton Hand Surgery will work with your Worker’s Compensation Insurance provider to get you back on the job.

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About Teton Hand Surgery, Dr. Bruce Watkins

Dr Bruce Watkins was born north of Seattle. He attended College/Undergrad at Bemidji State in Minnesota (4yrs Varsity Hockey, a National Championship). He then went on to attend Grad School at the University of North Dakota and his Residency at U of M, Marshfield Clinic in General Surgery.  Dr Bruce Watkins was Chief Resident his last year at Marshfield Clinic. Next, he did his fellowship at UC Denver in hand & upper extremity, finding his surgical interests in pediatrics, Joint replacement, Tendon repair, and Endoscopic carpal tunnel release. He then went to work in Vernal, Ut and Sioux City which included all aspects of hand and wrist care along with surgery before bring his practice here to Idaho Falls in 2019.

Some of Dr. Bruce Watkins hobbies include horses, hunting & fishing. You can read his full bio here.

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To book an appointment, select the button below or give us a call at (844) 919-4263 

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Have a Work Related Injury or trying to navigate your insurance for care?

We are here to help and accept a variety of insurance options. If you are hurt on the job we can see you for your work related injury.
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View our comprehensive Procedure Price List

Dr Bruce Watkins offers a variety of orthopedic hand surgery procedures and offers a comprehensive price list that you can view before your procedure.

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Teton Hand Surgery

Dr. Bruce Watkins
1542 Elk Creek Drive
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83404
(844) 919-4263

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