|Barry P. Boden, MD|
Dr. Boden is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with a certificate of added qualification in sports medicine. He is fellowship trained in sports medicine and arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery. A native of Rockville, Maryland, Dr. Boden became interested in orthopaedic surgery after graduation from Peary High School. He earned eight varsity letters and conference honors at Haverford College in soccer and track and field. After college, Dr. Boden spent one year conducting research in muscle bioenergetics at the University of Pennsylvania where he co-authored numerous articles. He completed medical school, a general surgery internship, and an orthopaedic residency at Temple University in Philadelphia. Dr. Boden continued his training with a fellowship in sports medicine at Duke University, where he served as the assistant team physician for the varsity athletes. At Duke, he worked with some of the leaders in the sports medicine field, publishing several chapters and original articles on topics such as anterior cruciate ligament injuries, shoulder abnormalities, soccer injuries, sports related head injuries and preventive sports medicine.
Since returning to the Washington D.C. area, he has been active in many community services. He is currently the team physician for the athletes at Montgomery College. He is a consultant at NIH and an Adjunct Professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences where he is involved in teaching and research projects with the sports medicine fellows. He is currently involved in several multi-center funded studies evaluating head injuries in athletes and the etiology of ACL injuries. Dr. Boden remains active in soccer and is a member of the medical staff for U.S. Soccer. He has served as team physician for the Under-20 national team during tournaments in Germany and Mexico and the Under-17 team for competition in Belgium and England. Dr. Boden lectures annually for the U.S. Youth Soccer Workshop. He has also dedicated his time as a member of the medical staff for the Maccabiah Games in Israel. Dr. Boden enjoys teaching and has lectured at national conferences, on cable television, at the Marine Corps Marathon Symposium, and at several local hospitals. He is also an instructor for the Orthopaedic Academy at an annual national course for practicing physicians. Dr. Boden has been elected to membership in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the prestigious Piedmont Orthopaedic Society. He serves as a member of the Publication Committee for the Sports Medicine Society and editor for Physician and Sports Medicine magazine. Dr. Boden resides in Maryland with his wife, a pediatric endocrinologist, and their two children. He enjoys spending his free time with his family and exercising.