Dr. Robert Boykin, MD

Dr. Robert Boykin, MD

Sports Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 38
(74)
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Dr. Robert Boykin, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Asheville, NC and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 2006 and specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

75B Livingston St

Asheville, NC 28801

Contact Information

(828) 258-8800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Boykin's Experience

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Dr. Boykin's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Boykin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Boykin "Dr. Robert Boykin is an orthopedic shoulder, knee and hip surgeon, and sports medicine specialist dedicated to serving the greater Asheville community. Offering both conservative and surgical approaches to joint related injuries and conditions, Dr. Boykin is able to treat patients using a combination of philosophies and approaches. His specialties include the arthroscopic and open surgical treatment of complex shoulder injuries, the use of novel techniques in treating ligament, meniscus, and chondral injuries of the knee, as well as managing debilitating hip conditions such as labral tears and femoroacetabular impingement."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Boykin "Regardless of how complex the injury, Dr. Boykin strives to treat each and every patient with compassion and respect. With a thorough understanding that every situation and patient need is unique, he implements a tailored approach for his patients so that they can remain active and pain free. Whether you are a professional athlete, weekend warrior, or simply desire to get back to your activities to remain healthy, Dr. Boykin will help you understand the problem and present a treatment plan."
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Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Bursitis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Subacromial Bursitis

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Acromioplasty
  • Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Upper-Extremity Surgery
  • Articular Cartilage Repair
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Cartilage Transplant
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Implantation
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Debridement
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Meniscal Allograft Transplant
  • Meniscectomy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Sports Physical Examination
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Alps Shoulder Surgery Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • The Steadman Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Boykin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Boykin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Boykin to family and friends
4.9
based on 74 total reviews (32 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (74)

  • 5
    (71)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Boykin'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 (32)

Would recommend Dr. Boykin to anyone with shoulder problems! Amazing Doctor!! Great facility, great staff also!!
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I had avoided surgery for over 10 years. I don't always make the best decisions. Having Dr. Boykin do my total shoulder replacement was one of the best decisions I'd made. The joint was an arthritic mess, with normal anatomy eroded away. Dr. Boykin took the patience to do a perfect shoulder...more
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Dr. Boykin performed a total shoulder replacement on me in July, along with a bicep tendon fix. It is now January and my shoulder is almost 100%. He is a very caring doctor and takes the time to explain procedures or problems one might be having or encounter. He encourages Physical Therapy,...more
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I would certainly recommend Dr. Boykin who did a very successful repair of my knee cap which was broken into eight pieces. I am walking normally after surgery and 4 months of therapy.
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Dr. Boykin has excellent bedside manner and is a meticulous surgeon. Staff in the office and the PR office was great as well.
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