Dr. Robert Boswell, MD

Orthopedic Surgery •  Male • Age 52
  
Dr. Boswell
Accepting new patients

EmergeOrtho, Wilmington, NC

3787 Shipyard Blvd Wilmington, NC 28403

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(910) 332-3800

Dr. Robert Boswell, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Wilmington, NC. Dr. Boswell has more experience with Shoulder/Upper Arm and Knee/Lower Limbs than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities New Hanover Regional Medical Center and NHRMC Orthopedic Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Boswell to book an appointment.


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  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Dr. Boswell accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MedCost
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Boswell

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Boswell treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Boswell treats other conditions, please contact the office at (910) 332-3800.

Shoulder/Upper Arm

Shoulder and upper arm conditions include arthritis, bursitis, rotator cuff injuries, and dislocations, with treatment options such as surgery or physical therapy.Compare with other Shoulder/Upper Arm specialists.

Typically treats 87% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Rotator Cuff Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Boswell performs Rotator Cuff Surgery more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Boswell performs this procedure more than 89% of their peers

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Boswell treats Shoulder Impingement Syndrome more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Boswell treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

Shoulder Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Boswell treats Shoulder Disorders more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Boswell treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

Knee/Lower Limbs

Knee and lower limb surgeons perform procedures such as total knee replacement, partial knee replacement, and tendor repair, to treat conditions including arthritis, ligament tears, or bone fractures.Compare with other Knee/Lower Limbs specialists.

Typically treats 61% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Knee Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Boswell treats Knee Disorders more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Boswell treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Boswell treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Boswell treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Boswell treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Boswell treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

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Dr. Boswell's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Dr. Boswell's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Boswell

4.7

Based on 13 ratings

5 Stars
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1 Star
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He was so nice and personable. And willing to find out what was causing my pain
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Dr Boswell evaluated my knee after physical therapy. He referred me to another physician for a possible knee replacement due to the results of xrays and exam. He was very professional.
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Dr Boswell has done both of my carpal tunnel release surgeries and I couldn't be happier. He is very patient and understanding of your concerns , he takes the right amount of time in the room and has remarkable bed side manners.
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Very caring and committed to patients full return to maximum mobility and best quality of life. I would recommend Dr. Boswell and his Associates to others who have suffered and orthopedic injury. The Jacksonville, Henderson Dr. office staff are courteous, friendly and caring. Their professionalism is head and shoulders above any that I have encountered at other Dr's offices. Thank you!
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Our doctors have remained North Carolina's compassionate experts in providing experienced treatment for bone, joint, and muscle injuries and conditions....Read more

Biography

Dr. Robert Boswell graduated from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. He then received his medical degree from the University of Arkansas...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hip & Knee Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedics
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

2001
San Diego Arthroscopy and Sports Med
Fellowship Hospital
2000
Emory University School Of Med
Residency Hospital
1996
Emory University School of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1991
Washington and Lee University
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

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Locations

EmergeOrtho, Wilmington, NC

EmergeOrtho - Wilmington/Shipyard3787 Shipyard Blvd Wilmington, NC 28403
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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EmergeOrtho - Jacksonville2000 Brabham Ave Ste 100 Jacksonville, NC 28546
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

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New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Wilmington, NC

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)

NHRMC Orthopedic Hospital

Wilmington, NC
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