Dr. Bret Boyle

Wound care
Salt Lake City, UT
27 years experience male

Locations

Office

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

BlueCross BlueShield

Altius Health Plan

Medicare

Molina Healthcare Inc

Aetna

Cigna

Humana Insurance Company

Coventry Health Care

Tricare

UnitedHealthcare

Physician Wound Care Specialists of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

About

Bio

Before coming to Utah to practice Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine, Dr. Boyle spent 13 years on active duty Army service as a physician in Italy, Hawaii, South Korea, North Carolina, Alabama, Georgia and California. He is military trained and board certified in Family Medicine. He is trained as a Flight Surgeon and served as the consultant to the Army Surgeon General for Hyperbaric Medicine and opened the first Wound Care Clinic for the Army. Dr. Boyle is dedicated to providing individual service with genuine compassion. He specializes in Venous and Arterial Ulcers, Diabetic Ulcers, Traumatic Wounds, Surgical Wound Complications, Abscesses, Lymphedema, Burns and other problem non healing Wounds. Dr. Boyle tries to educate others through his Living Well Articles. Website is www.pwcsu.com

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Wound care

Family Medicine, Board Certified

Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, Board Certified

Licenses

United States: Utah

Doctor Q&A

178 Answers
96 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bret Boyle
27 years experience Wound care
Yes.: I am assuming that you are referring to the outer abdominal muscles and not intra-abdominal pains of the intestines. Abdominal muscles are trunk muscl ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bret Boyle
27 years experience Wound care
Yes.: It is more likely that a 2nd pregnancy will be normal if the first was normal. However, only her Obstetrician will be able to say for sure based on ev ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bret Boyle
27 years experience Wound care
Possibly necrosis.: You should try to see the clinician who performed the surgical drainage or a wound care specialist for evaluation of this. MRSA can cause tissue injur ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Boyle is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Boyle is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I will try wrapping it, I've only been wearing aircast to keep foot at 90 degrees.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! If I understood u that was after the procedure.. what about During it
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you! I found a Gatorade homemade recipe - will try that!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
Graduated 1993MD

Medical/Graduate school

Duke University School of Medicine, NC
Graduated 2001MD

Residency

Tripler Army Medical Center

Awards

Meritorious Service Medal - United States Army

Affiliations

Association for the Advancement of Wound Care
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