Dr. Charles Floyd, MD

Dr. Charles Floyd, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Dr. Charles Floyd, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Boise, ID and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Florida College Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, adult orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

1075 N Curtis Rd Ste 101

Boise, ID 83706

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Corizon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Idaho Physicians Network (IPN)
  • LifeWise
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Top Care Areas

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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Floyd's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Floyd "My father was Air Force pilot and later a pilot for Eastern Air Lines, so we moved around every couple of years. This gave me a broad exposure to many parts of the United States. I chose to live in Idaho because of the people, the natural beauty and resources, the recreational activities, and the excellent medical community. I wanted to be a physician since about age 6 and devoted my life to attaining that goal. I chose surgery, then orthopaedic surgery, then finally spine surgery as my area of specialization. I trained at top centers around the world in order to become the best spine surgeon I could be. Spine surgery is complex and challenging, and it provides a great opportunity to make a real difference in peoples lives. It is the best job I could imagine. When my wife and I first moved to Idaho we started in Sun Valley where I cared for Olympic and professional athletes, sports medicine and spine surgery. After nine years I advanced my training by going to the Johns Hopkins University to study under the world's top adult spinal deformity surgeon, Dr. John Kostuik. We returned to Idaho and moved to Boise, where I first practiced with Boise Orthopedic Clinic. In 2012 I started a solo, independent practice. My interests outside of medicine include activities that I can enjoy with my wife, whom I met on the first day of my internship in 1982. We have a small ranch where we raise horses. We both enjoy long trail rides. My other life-long interest is photography. We also ski, hike and travel. I joined the United States Army after 9/11 at the age of 47 and was deployed with the 934th Forward Surgical Team to far forward positions during the invasion of Iraq in 2003. It was the most profound experience of my life. "
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This content was provided by Dr. Floyd "Our goal is to help you get through your spinal injury or disorder to regain a normal, active and painfree life. It is our responsibility to look at each patient with an integrated, holistic approach, not just considering your spine, but you as a whole individual because so many other health concerns impact your spine.

We can coordinate the entire range of spine treatment, but our office focuses primarily on surgical interventions. I have been a practicing orthopaedic surgeon since 1989, and have completed three Fellowships in Complex Spine Surgery, including complex adult spinal reconstruction. I have the training and experience to offer the broadest range of treatment options, reserving surgery only for when absolutely necessary. 

We refer to a vast number of highly qualified, professional health care providers for people with spinal problems who need other treatment options, such as physical therapy, chiropractic care, acupuncture, weight loss, smoking cessation, etc."

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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Neck Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Broken Neck
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Sprain
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg Pain
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Injury
  • Nerve Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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14  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Northwestern University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • University of Florida, Gainesville
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • University Of Florida College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University of Utah
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Texas Back Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • The Johns Hopkins University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • North American Spine Society Traveling Fellowship
    Other Education | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Floyd has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Floyd's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Floyd to family and friends
27 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

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Dr. Floyd's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I was referred to you today from Dr McGee and decided to visit your bio page. I love your care philosphy and look forward to meeting with you.
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Sincere and caring. Takes all the time with you that is needed. Felt very confident having him fuse most of my spine.
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Thank you, Doreen. It's been such a pleasure getting to know you.

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Very cautious, practical, realistic, honest, caring, and extremely capable individual. If you do not need surgery, he will recommend alternatives. He spends whatever time you need and explains everything carefully and easy to understand. I had neck and back surgery including fusions and...more
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Thanks, Katie. We go back a long time and you've been great.

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I recently had spinal surgery (cervical disc replacement) and I cannot be happier with my experience with Dr. Floyd and his entire staff. They took absolutely great care of me.
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Glad to know it, Dale. You did awesome!

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