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Martin I. Boyer, MD, FRCS(C)

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

Specialty Areas

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

Board Certifications

Orthopedic Surgery
Hand Surgery
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada

Hospital Affiliations

VA Medical Center - St. Louis - John Cochran Division
Shriners Hospital for Children - St. Louis
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Languages

Conversational Hebrew
German
French

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.

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Orthopedic Center

14532 S. Outer 40 Drive
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Phone: 314-514-3500

Office Phone: 314-514-3500

Center for Advanced Medicine
Orthopedic Surgery Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: 314-514-3500

Suite: A
Floor: 6
Office Phone: (314) 514-3500
Fax: (314) 747-9589

Education

Education

Fellowship: The Indiana Hand Center, Indianapolis, Indiana
Fellowship: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Residency: University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada 1995
Medical Degree: University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada 1988

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Open Tibia Shaft Fractures and Soft-Tissue Coverage: The Effects of Management by an Orthopedic Trauma/Microsurgical Team.
VandenBerg J, Osei D, Boyer MI, Gardner MJ, Ricci WM, Spraggs-Hughes A, McAndrew C
J Orthop Trauma. 2017 Feb 11; doi: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000815.

PMID:
    28198794
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Locking Plate Arthrodesis Compares Favorably with LRTI for Thumb Trapeziometacarpal Arthrosis: Early Outcomes from a Longitudinal Cohort Study.
Kazmers NH, Hippensteel KJ, Calfee RP, Wall LB, Boyer MI, Goldfarb CA, Gelberman RH, Osei DA
HSS J. 2017 Feb; 13(1)54-60. doi: 10.1007/s11420-016-9527-3.

PMID:
    28167875
    [PubMed - in process]
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Soft-tissue Defects After Total Knee Arthroplasty: Management and Reconstruction.
Osei DA, Rebehn KA, Boyer MI
J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2016 Nov; 24(11)769-779.

PMID:
    27673377
    [PubMed - in process]
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Simultaneous Bilateral Versus Staged Bilateral Carpal Tunnel Release: A Cost-effectiveness Analysis.
Park KW, Boyer MI, Gelberman RH, Calfee RP, Stepan JG, Osei DA
J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2016 Nov; 24(11)796-804.

PMID:
    27668663
    [PubMed - in process]
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Impact of a Musculoskeletal Clerkship on Orthopedic Surgery Applicant Diversity.
London DA, Calfee RP, Boyer MI
Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2016 Sep/Oct; 45(6)E347-E351.

PMID:
    27737294
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Outcomes following Peripheral Nerve Decompression with and without Associated Double Crush Syndrome: A Case Control Study.
Wessel LE, Fufa DT, Canham RB, La Bore A, Boyer MI, Calfee RP
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Jan; 139(1)119-127. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000002863.

PMID:
    27627055
    [PubMed - in process]
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Effect of ice on pain after corticosteroid injection in the hand and wrist: a randomized controlled trial.
An TW, Boone SL, Boyer MI, Gelberman RH, Osei DA, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2016 Nov; 41(9)984-989. doi: 10.1177/1753193416657678.

PMID:
    27402283
    [PubMed - in process]
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Letter Regarding "Commentary on 'The Impact of Uninterrupted Warfarin on Hand and Wrist Surgery'".
Calfee RP, Bogunovic L, Gelberman RH, Goldfarb CA, Boyer MI
J Hand Surg Am. 2016 Mar; 41(3)490. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2015.11.029.

PMID:
    26920120
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Impact of Uninterrupted Warfarin on Hand and Wrist Surgery.
Bogunovic L, Gelberman RH, Goldfarb CA, Boyer MI, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Am. 2015 Nov; 40(11)2133-40. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2015.07.037.

PMID:
    26432767
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Looped versus single-stranded flexor tendon repairs: a cadaveric mechanical study.
Calfee RP, Boone S, Stepan JG, Osei DA, Thomopoulos S, Boyer MI
J Hand Surg Am. 2015 May; 40(5)958-62.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2015.01.035.

PMID:
    25801581
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The efficacy of 95-Hz topical vibration in pain reduction for trigger finger injection: a placebo-controlled, prospective, randomized trial.
Park KW, Boyer MI, Calfee RP, Goldfarb CA, Osei DA
J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Nov; 39(11)2203-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.07.047.

PMID:
    25218139
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Simultaneous Bilateral or Unilateral Carpal Tunnel Release? A Prospective Cohort Study of Early Outcomes and Limitations.
Osei DA, Calfee RP, Stepan JG, Boyer MI, Goldfarb CA, Gelberman RH
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Jun 4; 96(11)889-896.

PMID:
    24897736
    [PubMed]
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The impact of depression and pain catastrophization on initial presentation and treatment outcomes for atraumatic hand conditions.
London DA, Stepan JG, Boyer MI, Calfee RP
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 May 21; 96(10)806-14. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.M.00755.

PMID:
    24875021
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Blood glucose levels in diabetic patients following corticosteroid injections into the hand and wrist.
Stepan JG, London DA, Boyer MI, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Apr; 39(4)706-12. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.01.014.

PMID:
    24679910
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Questions regarding thumb immobilization.
Osei DA, Boyer MI
J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Apr; 39(4)628. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.01.008.

PMID:
    24679909
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The effect of suture caliber and number of core suture strands on zone II flexor tendon repair: a study in human cadavers.
Osei DA, Stepan JG, Calfee RP, Thomopoulos S, Boyer MI, Potter R, Gelberman RH
J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Feb; 39(2)262-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.11.001.

PMID:
    24342261
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Nonmicrosurgical options for soft tissue reconstruction of the hand.
Matsui J, Piper S, Boyer MI
Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2014 Mar; 7(1)68-75. doi: 10.1007/s12178-013-9193-8.

PMID:
    24293245
    [PubMed]
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Performance characteristics of the verbal QuickDASH.
London DA, Stepan JG, Boyer MI, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Jan; 39(1)100-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.09.041.

PMID:
    24268831
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Accuracy of patient recall of hand and elbow disability on the QuickDASH questionnaire over a two-year period.
Stepan JG, London DA, Boyer MI, Calfee RP
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Nov 20; 95(22)e176. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.L.01485.

PMID:
    24257676
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ligamentous hyperlaxity and dorsal wrist ganglions.
McKeon KE, London DA, Osei DA, Gelberman RH, Goldfarb CA, Boyer MI, Calfee RP
J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Nov; 38(11)2138-43. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.08.109.

PMID:
    24206976
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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