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Martin Boyer, MD, FRCS(C)
Carol B. and Jerome T. Loeb Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Co-Chief, Hand & Wrist Service
Director - 3rd & 4th Year Medical School Education

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Clinical Specialty
Microvascular Upper and Lower Extremity Reconstruction, Hand and Wrist Surgery

Clinical Interests
Reconstructive microsurgery of upper and lower extremities following trauma, tumor, or infection, as well as all conditions and disorders of the hand, wrist and forearm.

Research Interests
Dr. Boyer has research interests in the microvascular transplantation of epiphyseal plates.

Background
Born in Montreal, Quebec, Dr. Boyer completed high school and medical school in Toronto, Ontario. He graduated first in his medical school class and completed his orthopedic surgery residency as 'Most Outstanding Graduate'. After completing two hand surgical fellowships, he has made St. Louis and Washington University his home since 1997.

Awards
Cody Gold Medal, University of Toronto; John J. Fahey MD Memorial North American Traveling Fellowship, American Orthopaedic Association; Palma Chironis Award for excellence in Teaching, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine; 2000, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 Clinical Teacher of the Year Award, Washington University School of Medicine; The Lee T. Ford Award, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine; 2003, 2004 Clinical Lecturer of the Year Award, Washington University School of Medicine; Julian M. Bruner Award for Outstanding Poster, American Society for Surgery of the Hand; Samuel R. Goldstein Leadership Award in Medical Student Education, Washington University School of Medicine; AOA Lecturer, Washington University School of Medicine; Loeb Teaching Fellowship, 2005-2014 Best Doctors in America® list.

Board Certifications
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada, 1995; American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2000; Certificate of Added Qualifications (Hand Surgery), American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2001

Medical Degree
University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine

Residency
Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Toronto

Fellowships
Upper Extremity & Trauma, Sunnybrook Medical Center, University of Toronto

Hand & Microsurgery, Indiana Hand Center, Indiana University

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Resources


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

American Society for Surgery of the Hand

National Library of Medicine

International Dupuytren Society

Videos


Physician Profile Video

Dupuytren's Contracture

Hand Pain

Carpal Tunnel

Trigger Finger

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