Martin Boyer, MD, FRCS(C)

Martin Boyer, MD, FRCS(C)

Carol B. and Jerome T. Loeb Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Co-Chief, Hand & Microsurgery Service

Director - 3rd & 4th Year Medical School Education

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(314) 514-3500

Dr. Boyer sees all patients with acute or chronic injuries or conditions affecting the hand or wrist, twelve years of age or older.

Common Diagnoses Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • CMC arthritis of the thumb
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • DeQuervain's tendonitis
  • Dislocations
  • Dupuytren's
  • Dysfunction
  • Flexor and extensor tendon injury
  • Forearm
  • Fractures
  • Fractures and dislocations of the fingers
  • Ganglion
  • Hand
  • Infection
  • Nerve compression
  • Nerve injury
  • Radial and ulnar artery trauma
  • Stiffness
  • Tendinitis
  • Tendon injury
  • Thrombosis
  • Trigger finger
  • Tumors
  • Wrist

Common Procedures

  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Cubital tunnel release
  • Distal radius fracture fixation
  • Finger and wrist arthritis
  • Fixation of fractures and dislocations of the fingers
  • Flexor and extensor tendon repair
  • Ganglion excision
  • Hand
  • Local and free flap wound coverage
  • Surgery for tendinitis of the hand and wrist and elbow
  • Surgery for thumb
  • Thumb base reconstruction
  • Trigger finger release
  • Wrist and forearm

Clinical Office Locations

  • Center for Advanced Medicine (CAM)

    Barnes Jewish Hospital

    4921 Parkview Place

    St Louis, MO 63110

  • Washington University Orthopedics / Chesterfield

    14532 S. Outer Forty Drive

    Chesterfield, MO 63017

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
  • Shriners Hospital for Children
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital
  • Veteran Affairs Medical Center (John Cochran)

Academic Office Mailing Address

  • Washington University School of Medicine

    Campus Box 8233

    660 Euclid Avenue

    Saint Louis, MO 63110

Research Interests

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

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.

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.

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

Fellowship

  • Upper Extremity & Trauma, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto

    Hand & Microsurgery, Indiana Hand Center, Indiana University

Milestones

2005 AOA Lecturer, Washington University School of Medicine

2006 E. Shannon Stauffer Visiting Professor, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois

2007 Visiting Professor, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

2008 Visiting Professor, Sidney Blair Lectureship, Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois

2009 Installed as the Carol B. Loeb and Jerome T. Loeb Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery.

2009 Visiting Professor, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

2009 Visiting Professor, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois.

2009 Visiting Professor, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

2009 Invited Speaker, Juan de Fuca Orthopaedic Association Meeting, Victoria, British Columbia.

2009 James House Visiting Professor in Hand Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

2009 Visiting Professor, Leo Leung Memorial Lecture in Hand Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2009 Visiting Professor, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina.

2010 Visiting Professor, C.V. Starr Hand Center, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, New York, New York.

2011 Invited Speaker, Ganga Wrist Workshop, Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore, India.

2011 Invited Speaker, Vanderbilt University Grand Rounds, Nashville, Tennessee.

2011 Visiting Professor, Georgetown University Medical Center/Walter Reed Medical Center, Washington, D.C.

2011 Invited Speaker, Orthopedic Grand Rounds, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2011 Visiting Professor, Brown University Grand Rounds, Providence, Rhode Island,

2011 Visiting Professor, University of California San Francisco Grand Rounds, San Francisco, California.

2011 Visiting Professor, University of Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut.

2012 Invited Speaker, Grand Rounds and Hand Journal Club, John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas.

2012 Peter Mack Visiting Professor, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.

2005 AOA Lecturer, Washington University School of Medicine

2006 E. Shannon Stauffer Visiting Professor, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois

2007 Visiting Professor, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

2008 Visiting Professor, Sidney Blair Lectureship, Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois

2009 Installed as the Carol B. Loeb and Jerome T. Loeb Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery.

2009 Visiting Professor, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

2009 Visiting Professor, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois.

2009 Visiting Professor, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

2009 Invited Speaker, Juan de Fuca Orthopaedic Association Meeting, Victoria, British Columbia.

2009 James House Visiting Professor in Hand Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

2009 Visiting Professor, Leo Leung Memorial Lecture in Hand Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2009 Visiting Professor, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina.

2010 Visiting Professor, C.V. Starr Hand Center, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, New York, New York.

2011 Invited Speaker, Ganga Wrist Workshop, Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore, India.

2011 Invited Speaker, Vanderbilt University Grand Rounds, Nashville, Tennessee.

2011 Visiting Professor, Georgetown University Medical Center/Walter Reed Medical Center, Washington, D.C.

2011 Invited Speaker, Orthopedic Grand Rounds, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2011 Visiting Professor, Brown University Grand Rounds, Providence, Rhode Island,

2011 Visiting Professor, University of California San Francisco Grand Rounds, San Francisco, California.

2011 Visiting Professor, University of Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut.

2012 Invited Speaker, Grand Rounds and Hand Journal Club, John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas.

2012 Peter Mack Visiting Professor, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.

Honors and 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.

Make an Appointment

Dr. Boyer’s Office Locations

Center for Advanced Medicine (CAM)

Barnes Jewish Hospital

4921 Parkview Place

St Louis, MO 63110

Washington University Orthopedics – Chesterfield

14532 S. Outer Forty Drive

Chesterfield, MO 63017

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