- Year began practicing:
- Sports Medicine
Areas of Interest
Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ligament Reconstruction, Shoulder Surgery, Knee Surgery, Total Knee Replacement
- Northwestern University
- Brown University, General Surgery
- Brown University, Orthopaedic Surgery
- Athletic Injury and Knee Surgery Fellowship
Among the many premier medical practitioners at Vermont Orthopaedic Clinic, Dr. Mel Boynton is the VOC’s Medical Director, and a highly skilled orthopaedic surgeon specializing in knee and shoulder surgery, sports medicine and arthroscopy.
Dr. Boynton completed his undergrad work at the University of Vermont, and then moved on to Chicago’s Northwestern University’s Medical School. He interned in General Surgery at Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital, in Providence, and completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery there as well.
A prolific author of numerous medical journal articles, Dr. Boynton is also affiliated with several national sports teams. Among them, since 1998, he’s acted as team physician for the U.S. Men’s Alpine Ski Team, as well as the U.S. Snowboard Team. He enjoys a long list of medical professional affiliations and appointments as well as membership in several orthopaedic and general medical organizations.
Teaching or Professional Positions
Knee and Shoulder Physician and Sports Medicine Specialist
Clinical Director, Vermont Orthopaedic Clinic
Medical Director, Orthopaedic Service Line, Rutland Regional Health Services
Chief of Surgery, Rutland Regional Medical Center
Board of Councilors, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
Team Physician, United States Ski and Snowboard Association
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
ABOS Sports Medicine, Certificate of Added Qualification