Christopher Watts, MD - Ophthalmologist at Iowa City ASC

Christopher Watts, M.D. - Medical Director of Iowa City ASC

Chris Watts did his undergraduate work and played basketball at college in the state of Montana. He attended medical school at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, graduating in 2009. While completing his residency in eye surgery at the University of Iowa, he met his wife Dacia – an Iowa native – and joined Eye Physicians and Surgeons shortly after leaving the University of Iowa in 2012. He became a partner in the practice in 2014 and has helped lead the recent growth of Eye Physicians and Surgeons into an area leader in eye care and surgery. He is proud of the addition of the Mt. Pleasant location in 2017, as well as bringing in many new doctors and services to the region. With his wife, he enjoys spending time with his family and their three children – Anelise, Luke, and Sam – on their farm in Solon.

Area’s of Interest:
Cataract Surgery, Toric and Premium Intra Ocular Lens Implants, Macular Degeneration, Diabetes Mellitus

Medical School:
University of Washington School of Medicine

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Board Certification:
Board Eligible 2013

Locations of Practice:
Eye Physicians and Surgeons
2629 Northgate Drive
Iowa City, IA

Eye Physicians & Surgeons, LLP


Cataract Surgery is one of the most common eye surgeries performed at Iowa City Ambulatory Surgery Center. We perform over 1,400 cataract surgeries a year.

Learn more about:

  • What different types of cataracts there are
  • Who is at risk
  • What to expect from cataract surgery
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