Dr. Melbourne Boynton, MD

Dr. Melbourne Boynton, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Melbourne Boynton, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Rutland, VT and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Northwestern Med Sch in 1987 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.

3 Albert Cree Dr

Rutland, VT 05701

Contact Information

(802) 775-2937

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Universal American

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Boynton performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Knee Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Boynton's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

43  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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21  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Vermont.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Northwestern Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • NWU FIENBERG SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Brown University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Brown University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Eastwood Or Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Boynton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Boynton's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Boynton to family and friends
26 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Boynton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

I was referred by a doctor who thought I might need surgery on my knee. Dr Boynton told me of a way to fix my knee without surgery- just by riding my bicycle. I followed his advice. Riding my bicycle fixed the cartilage in my knee. My knee is all better.
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Dr. Boynton is a wonderful surgeon, very accomplished and highly competent. His attitude is excellent, his staff is also very professional. I have nothing but the highest praise for my experience with my knee replacement surgery and follow-up. It is such a relief to be pain free in what was...more
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Dr. Boynton and the excellent people at Vermont Orthopaedic and Rutland Regional Medical Center all made my total knee replacement surgery a success. Their professionalism and caring helped me get through both preparing for surgery pre-op and the post-op recovery. The recovery is initially quite...more
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I had a very positive experience during my shoulder repair with Dr. Boynton. Dr. Boynton was always ready to answer questions. He explained every step of the procedure so that it was easy to understand.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Boyntons for over five years. I have had a terrible time with my right knee, I've been through numerouse surgeries. I then developed arthritis in the joint, I ended being bone on bone and was in excruciating pain. He said I was a candidate for a total knee...more
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