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Alison Watson, MD
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Alison Watson, MD

List the treatments and procedures you offer:

1. Cosmetic eyelid surgery (Blepharoplasty)
2. Brow and Forehead lifts
3. Midface lifting
4. Droopy eyelid surgery
5. Periocular and facial cancer reconstruction
6. Orbital fracture repair
7. Orbital Tumor Management
8. Nasolacrimal Surgery
9. Thyroid Eye Disease
10. Cosmetic injectable and minimally invasive facial rejuvenation

Awards or Certifications

Castle Connolly Top Doctor: 2023
Castle Connolly Rising Star: 2022

Marvin Quickert Thesis Award Recipient 2020, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Honorary award given annually for the most outstanding research thesis.

The Jefferson Volunteer Faculty Association 2016 Resident Award. Recognition of the single resident across all specialties that best exemplifies outstanding clinical excellence, patient service, empathy, and professionalism.

The Gold Humanism Honor Society Residency Chapter of Thomas Jefferson University. Recognizes residents who demonstrate excellence in humanistic clinical care, leadership, compassion and dedication to service.

The Alumni Prize, Jefferson Medical College. Awarded to the fourth-year student with the highest cumulative academic record.

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Jefferson Medical College

What's your background, education and training?

Board Certifications
American Board of Ophthalmology
Fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Fellow of the American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery

Academic Affiliation
Assistant Professor, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Wills Eye Hospital, Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery Service


Fellowship: TOC Eye and Face, Austin Texas: Combined ASOPRS & AACS Certified Fellowship – American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) and American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS)
Residency: Wills Eye Hospital
Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Undergraduate: Lafayette College

Special expertise

Oculoplastic & Orbital Surgery, Eyelid Surgery/Blepharoplasty, Eyelid Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery


Top Doctors: 2023


Primary Hospital: Wills Eye Hospital
Secondary Hospital: Lankenau Medical Center


Minimally invasive and surgical cosmetic periorbital rejuvenation, functional eyelid surgery, and periocular and facial reconstruction