Allen D. Boyd, M.D.

Allen D. Boyd, M.D.

Contact Information

4901 Lac De Ville Blvd, Bldg D
Clinton Crossings Office Park
Rochester, NY 14618

1000 South Avenue
Highland Hospital
Rochester, NY 14620

Appointment: (585) 275-5321

Patient Care Bio

Allen D. Boyd, Jr., M.D. is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Chief of the Division of Arthritis and Lower Extremity Joint Replacement at UR Medicine. Dr. Boyd is Director of the Evarts Joint Center at Highland Hospital, which is the region's premiere center for joint replacement surgery and research in the nine-county region surrounding Rochester, NY. He received his undergraduate degree from Brown University, his medical degree from the University of Tennessee and completed his Orthopaedic Residency at Case Western Reserve University. Following residency, he completed a 6-month Fellowship in Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery in Switzerland and Italy.

Upon return to the USA, Dr. Boyd completed an 18-month Fellowship in Total Joint Replacement at the Brigham & Women's Hospital with Harvard University in Boston. He served as a faculty member at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. for 3 years before assuming his current position at the University of Rochester in 1993. Dr. Boyd specializes in hip and knee replacement.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Best Doctors in America for Knee Surgery 2009
Best Doctors in America for Hip Surgery 2009
Co-author of paper receiving the Harris Award from the Hip Society in 2003. Schwarz, E. M., A. Boyd, S. Totterman, D. Campbell, R. J. O'Keefe, and R. J. Looney. 2003. Use of Volumetric Computerized Tomography as a Primary Outcome Measure to Evaluate Drug Efficacy in the Prevention of Periprosthetic Osteolysis: A 1-Year Clinical Pilot of Etanercept vs Placebo. 2003
University of Rochester Orthopaedic Resident Teaching Award 1999
George Washington University Orthopaedic Resident Teaching Award 1992

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Orthopaedics (SMD) - Primary


Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


MD | University of Tennessee College of Medicine1981
BA | Philosophy | Brown University1976

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Research Fellowship Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. Development and Evaluation of a Biodegradable Ceramic Carrier System for Radiation Synovectomy 1988
Clinical Fellowship in Joint Reconstruction and Arthritis Surgery Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. Clinical Administration and Follow-up in On-going Radiation Synovectomy Study for Inflammatory Arthropathies 1989
A-O Fellowship in Trauma & Reconstructive Surgery, Basle/Chur, Switzerland 1987
Fellowship in Reconstructive Surgery and Total Joint Replacement The Galeazzi Institute, Milan, Italy 1988
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery Case Western Reserve University 1987
Allen Fellow Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Associated Departments, Case Western Reserve University. Three primary projects: 1) Polymethylmethacrylate toxicity in cell culture 2) Parathyroidectomy and calcium metabolism in an animal model 3) Radiographic analysis of the pediatric hip 1983
Internship in General Surgery Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital Veterans' Administration Hospital Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital 1982