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Martin Boyer, MD

Ryan Calfee, MD

Richard Gelberman, MD

Charles Goldfarb, MD

Daniel Osei, MD

Lindley Wall, MD

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Orthopedics / Hand and Wrist

Martin I. Boyer, MD, FRCS(C)

Current Position
Carol B. and Jerome T. Loeb Professor of Orthopedic Surgery

Specialty Areas
Hand and Wrist Surgery (Orthopedic)
Orthopedic Surgery, Microsurgery
Hand and Upper Extremity (Orthopedic)
Orthopedic Surgery

Additional Features and Interviews with Dr. Boyer:

Visit Dr. Boyer's page on the Orthopedic Surgery website

Patients Seen At
Peterson Hand Center
Orthopedic Surgery Center
Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place, A, 6
St. Louis, MO  63110
(314) 514-3500
Fax:   (314) 747-9589
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Peterson Hand Center
Washington University Orthopedics
14532 S. Outer 40 Drive
Chesterfield, MO  63017
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Additional Languages Spoken
Conversational Hebrew, German and French

Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8233
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Hand surgery, wrist surgery and microsurgery. Traumatic, degenerative and neuromuscular conditions of the hand and upper extremity in adults and children. Free tissue transplantation.

Board Certification
Orthopedic Surgery -- Certified
Hand Surgery -- Certified
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada

Medical Education
Fellowship: The Indiana Hand Center, Indianapolis, Indiana
Fellowship: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Medical Degree: University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 1988
Residency: University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 1995
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Shriners Hospital for Children
Veteran Affairs Medical Center (John Cochran)

Honors and Awards
Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2005-2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.)
Nicolas Andry Award - The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons,
1999 Cody Gold Medal, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, 1988

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Osei DA, Stepan JG, Calfee RP, Thomopoulos S, Boyer MI, Potter R, Gelberman RH. The effect of suture caliber and number of core suture strands on zone II flexor tendon repair: a study in human cadavers. J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Feb;39(2):262-8.

London DA, Stepan JG, Boyer MI, Calfee RP. Performance characteristics of the verbal QuickDASH. J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Jan;39(1):100-7.

Stepan JG, London DA, Boyer MI, Calfee RP. Accuracy of patient recall of hand and elbow disability on the QuickDASH questionnaire over a two-year period. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Nov 20;95(22):e176.

Matsui J, Piper S, Boyer MI. Nonmicrosurgical options for soft tissue reconstruction of the hand. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2013 Nov 30. [Epub ahead of print]

McKeon KE, London DA, Osei DA, Gelberman RH, Goldfarb CA, Boyer MI, Calfee RP. Ligamentous hyperlaxity and dorsal wrist ganglions. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Nov;38(11):2138-43.

Bogunovic L, Gelberman RH, Goldfarb CA, Boyer MI, Calfee RP. The impact of antiplatelet medication on hand and wrist surgery. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Jun;38(6):1063-70.

Tang JB, Amadio PC, Boyer MI, Savage R, Zhao C, Sandow M, Lee SK, Wolfe SW. Current practice of primary flexor tendon repair: a global view. Hand Clin. 2013 May;29(2):179-89.

Wessel LE, Fufa DT, Boyer MI, Calfee RP. Epidemiology of carpal tunnel syndrome in patients with single versus multiple trigger digits. J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Jan;38(1):49-55.

Lutsky K, Glickel SZ, Weiland A, Boyer MI. What every resident should know about wrist fractures: case-based learning. Instr Course Lect. 2013;62:181-97.

Day CS, Bernstein J, Boyer MI. Educating medical students in musculoskeletal surgery and medicine-how to get a course up and running at your institution: AOA critical issues. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Dec 5;94(23):e1761-6.

Osei DA, Boyer MI. Preoperative antibiotic prophylaxis in the penicillin-allergic patient. J Hand Surg Am. 2012 Dec;37(12):2623-5.

Leversedge FJ, Goldfarb CA, Boyer MI. The carpal tunnel-exposed. J Wrist Surg. 2012 Nov;1(2):187-8.

Leversedge FJ, Goldfarb CA, Boyer MI. The distal ulnar tunnel. J Wrist Surg. 2012 Nov;1(2):185-6.

Nelson GN, Potter R, Ntouvali E, Silva MJ, Boyer MI, Gelberman RH, Thomopoulos S. Intrasynovial flexor tendon repair: a biomechanical study of variations in suture application in human cadavera. J Orthop Res. 2012 Oct;30(10):1652-9.

Wall LB, Brodt MD, Silva MJ, Boyer MI, Calfee RP. The effects of screw length on stability of simulated osteoporotic distal radius fractures fixed with volar locking plates. J Hand Surg Am. 2012 Mar;37(3):446-53.

For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Martin I. Boyer.

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