(September 14, 2009) - Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC)
surgeon Carl Boyd, M.D., took his expertise in hernia repair to
surgeons and medical students in India and Korea. Boyd lectured,
demonstrated, and taught new techniques in laparoscopic hernia
repair at four medical schools located in Kolkata (formerly
Calcutta), Chandigarth, Ahmedabad, and Bangalore in India. He was
also the keynote speaker at the Korean Hernia Society in Seoul,
South Korea. This is not the first time Boyd's expertise has gained
international attention. He has also lectured about laparoscopic
hernia repair in South Africa, China, and Singapore.
Boyd is a recognized expert and teacher in the field of
laparoscopic hernia repair. In addition to his lectures, he has
provided training videos that are widely distributed.
Boyd has been a member of MUMC's medical team for more than 25
years. He was instrumental in the creation of MUMC's trauma center
in the 1980s. He also played a key role in implementing the
LifeStarOne emergency helicopter service and helped launch the
MedStarOne ambulance service. Boyd has received numerous awards and
honors throughout his career.
Memorial University Medical Center is a two-state healthcare
organization serving a 35-county area in southeast Georgia and
southern South Carolina. The system includes its flagship hospital,
a 530-bed academic medical center; Memorial primary
and specialty care physician networks; a major medical
education program; business and
industry services; and NurseOne,
a 24-hour call center.