If you’re hurting, Dr. Patrick Boyett can help relieve your knee and shoulder pain and help you get back to living your life.
"Here’s the thing…you can’t really know how to treat a patient until you get to know them. I take the time to ask them questions and find out what’s going on."
Pain in your knee or shoulder doesn’t just affect you – it affects everyone around you and your entire outlook on life. As a knee and shoulder specialist, Dr. Patrick Boyett not only offers a high level of experience and expertise but also a high level of compassion.
Dr. Boyett specializes in minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures that can be used to correct problems with far less trauma to surrounding tissues than traditional or “open” surgery.
Dr. Boyett and his team know that fear of surgery keeps many people in pain. They understand you are experiencing anxiety and pain and will do their very best to help alleviate both. Don’t let fear keep you from living your life to the fullest. We’re here to help.
Joint replacement involves replacing the entire joint with an artificial one. Joint reconstruction, on the other hand, is a minimally invasive surgery that repairs and rebuilds the joint using pieces of your own bone and tissue.
Dr. Boyett performs the procedure using an arthroscope – a pencil-sized tube that can be inserted through a small incision. The arthroscope contains a fiber-optic light and video camera that sends images to a monitor.
As an expert in treating sports injuries, Dr. Boyett has an in-depth knowledge of sports science, and how different types of sports affect the muscles, bones, and soft tissues around the shoulder and knee.
Being a specialist in knee and shoulder surgery means you have achieved a level of expertise and mastery in this area and, in Dr. Boyett’s case, passed rigorous certification in both Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine. Even though Dr. Boyett is considered an expert in the field of knee and shoulder repair, he first and foremost sees his job as alleviating his patient’s pain, restoring function, and getting them back to living their lives as quickly as possible.
When surgery is the only way to achieve these goals Dr. Boyett will use minimally invasive techniques whenever possible such as arthroscopic surgery. When shoulder surgery or knee surgery is the only way to achieve these goals, Dr. Boyett will use minimally invasive techniques whenever possible, such as arthroscopic surgery. Dr. Patrick Boyett strives to be a reliable knee and shoulder surgeon in Athens, AL.
“My goal and intent for every patient is to take that pain away, restore motion, and get them to live their life to the fullest again."