Dr. Watts completed her medical training with distinction at the University of British Columbia. Following this, she entered into a Cosmetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery residency program at Dalhousie University. She was awarded her Specialist Certificate and became a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 2005.
Following this, she further specialized with fellowship training in craniofacial trauma at Harbourview Medical Centre in Seattle, Washington followed by a breast and body surgical fellowship at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire. She moved back to Vancouver in 2006. She performs the majority of her cosmetic surgery out of the well-renowned Cambie Surgical Centre and holds the position of Division Head of Plastic Surgery at Richmond Hospital. Dr. Watts has received awards in teaching and has an academic appointment in the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine as a Clinical Instructor.