Orthopedic Surgeon - Sports Medicine @ Blue Ridge Bone and Joint Clinic
Fellow, Shoulder Surgery @ Alps Surgery Institute. Annecy, France
Fellow, Sports Medicine: Knee, Shoulder and Hip Surgery @ The Steadman Clinic. Vail, CO
Doctor of Medicine (MD) @
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
As a fellowship trained sports medicine surgeon, Dr. Boykin specializes in disorders of the shoulder, knee, and hip in addition to all sports related injuries. He has a focus on using both arthroscopic and open surgery to restore joint function and keep patients involved in an active lifestyle. Dr. Boykin has a particular interest in arthroscopic shoulder
As a fellowship trained sports medicine surgeon, Dr. Boykin specializes in disorders of the shoulder, knee, and hip in addition to all sports related injuries. He has a focus on using both arthroscopic and open surgery to restore joint function and keep patients involved in an active lifestyle. Dr. Boykin has a particular interest in arthroscopic shoulder surgery, complex knee surgery, hip arthroscopy, and shoulder arthroplasty. He has published articles in peer reviewed journals, authored book chapters, and presented sports medicine research at national and international meetings. He also serves as a team physician for the US men’s and women’s alpine ski team and as a consultant to the Royal Spanish Tennis Federation for hip research in tennis players.
Originally from South Carolina, Dr. Boykin graduated as a Morehead Scholar with highest distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He then received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University, where he was elected president of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and vice-president of his medical school class. Dr. Boykin completed internship and residency training in the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program in Boston, Massachusetts. He served as administrative chief resident for the Massachusetts General Hospital while also working at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Children’s Hospital Boston.
Dr. Boykin then received subspecialty training in sports medicine, arthroscopy, knee, shoulder, and hip surgery at the Steadman Clinic and Steadman Philippon Research Institute in Vail, Colorado. During his time in Vail he traveled with the US Ski Team and worked with numerous professional athletes. After fellowship he traveled to Annecy, France where he completed additional subspecialty training in advanced shoulder surgery at the Alps Surgery Institute.
Orthopedic Surgeon - Sports Medicine @ Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy: Shoulder, Knee, and Hip Surgery From 2012 to Present (3 years) Fellow, Shoulder Surgery @ From September 2012 to December 2012 (4 months) Fellow, Sports Medicine: Knee, Shoulder and Hip Surgery @ From July 2011 to July 2012 (1 year 1 month)
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program @ Harvard University From 2006 to 2011 Doctor of Medicine (MD), Medicine @ Vanderbilt University School of Medicine From 2002 to 2006 Bachelor of Science (BS), Biology, General @ University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill From 1998 to 2002 Robert Boykin is skilled in: Arthroscopy, Sports Medicine, Orthopedic, Joint Replacement, Board Certified, Surgery, Knee, Elbow, Reconstructive Surgery, Knee Surgery, Shoulder, Ankle, Hip, Minimally Invasive..., Medical Education, Clinical Research, Hospitals, Bone, Healthcare, Medicine, Sports Injuries, Orthopedics