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Samaritan Orthopedic Surgeons Welcomes Experienced Surgeon

Bruce Watanabe, MD, has joined Samaritan Health Services, providing care to patients of Samaritan Orthopedic Surgeons in Newport on a part time basis.

Watanabe earned a bachelor’s degree from University of California, San Diego, and a medical degree from University of California, Los Angeles. He completed residency training in orthopedic surgery at University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

A longtime coastal resident, Dr. Watanabe has spent his career providing orthopedic care in the Florence, Newport and Lincoln City communities. He specializes in general orthopedic services including total joint replacements, trauma and arthroscopic shoulder and knee surgeries.

With more than 20 years of experience in rural orthopedic health care, Dr. Watanabe is committed to caring for those in his community by providing compassionate, quality care locally.  

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, running, cycling, motorsports, and metal working. 

For more information, call Samaritan Orthopedic Surgeons at 541-265-9266.