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Dr. Robert Boykin, MD

Sports Medicine ·  Male · Age 39

Dr. Boykin

Dr. Robert Boykin, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Asheville, NC and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 2006 and specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.

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(828) 258-8800

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Dr. Boykin's conditions and procedures:

  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • 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
  • Bursitis
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Cartilage Transplant
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Implantation
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Debridement
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Meniscal Allograft Transplant
  • Meniscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Sports Physical Examination
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Replacement

About Me

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...


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

Board Certifications


Alps Shoulder Surgery Institute
Fellowship Hospital
The Steadman Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency
Residency Hospital
Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency
Internship Hospital
Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
Medical School
University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
Undergraduate School


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No one wants to have a broken shoulder. I certainly didn't. But Dr. Boykin and his staff at Emerge Ortho Blue Ridge made the process of healing as smooth as possible. My injury was complex, but I was dealt with honestly, kept appraised of my condition and progress at every step of the way, from...Read More
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He and his staff did a great job. While I’d thought that I’d torn my rotator cuff he determined quickly that I’d broken my shoulder and developed a frozen shoulder. He injected it and put me in physical therapy and now I’m in great shape.
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Recently had rotator cuff surgery, absolutely the best in Asheville. Highly recommend. K.Davis
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Fortunately for me, my daughter-in-law is a nurse so when I moved to the Asheville area, she could recommend a surgeon for my shoulder replacement surgery. She had worked with Dr. Boykin and recommended him on the basis of his skill and kind manner. He has been a great doctor! The results of my...Read More
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This was as good of an experience as I could have expected, considering the circumstances of my needing Dr. Boykin to begin with. If I needed a physician for shoulder, hip or knee concerns, I would definitely go back again.
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Emerge Ortho - Blue Ridge Bone and Joint Clinic, Asheville, NC

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