Dr. Watterson graduated from Utah State University. He graduated from George Washington University Medical School as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honor Society. He finished his general surgery training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was subsequently awarded a coveted anatomic research fellowship at the Royal Melbourne Hospital in Australia. Upon completion of his Plastic Surgery Residency at Emory University, he received the Glancy Outstanding Resident Award by the Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. "I have a love for my work and the absolutely positive impact it can have in a person's life," says Dr. Watterson. "To me, natural is confident and beautiful."