On Wednesday, July 17, 2019, the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery was honored to have Martin Boyer, M.D., MSc, FRCS(C) serve as the 29th Annual Duke Hand Society James R. Urbaniak Visiting Professor. He spoke on “Soft Tissue Defects: How (and why) Orthopaedic Surgeons Should Choose What to Use,” at the Orthopaedic Grand Rounds Conference.
Dr. Boyer serves as the Carol B. and Jerome T. Loeb Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery and hand surgery, and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Boyer earned his medical degree from the University of Toronto in 1988. He subsequently completed two fellowships at Stonybrook Health Sciences Center at the University of Toronto and the Indiana Hand Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dr. Boyer specializes in hand and wrist surgery and microsurgery. Among his clinical interests are traumatic, degenerative, and neuromuscular conditions of the hand and upper extremities in both adults and children.