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Hand and Wrist Surgery

As hand and wrist surgeons, we understand that not all patients with hand and wrist problems require surgical interventions. The good news is that we have many successful, non-surgical treatments for most hand and wrist conditions. However, if surgery is necessary, you can trust our specialty trained surgeons to manage your condition with the highest level of expertise. We serve patients of any age and occupation—from the farm to the city—and often work with both students and athletes.

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    • Hand and Wrist Surgery

      Biography

      Charlotte Alexander, MD specializes in hand surgery. She is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is the Wood River Valley's only hand fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon. She earned her medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia, and completed the noted Sterling Bunnell-Navy Hand Fellowship under the direction of David M. Lichtman, MD and John J. Niebauer, MD.

      Dr. Alexander served as director of Hand Surgery at the Residency Training Program at the Naval Medical Center in Oakland, where she held the rank of Captain, Medical Corps, United States Navy, and her medical awards include the Navy Commendation Medal.

      After serving 20 years on active duty in the U.S. Navy, she moved to Sun Valley in 1998 and began seeing patients. She and her husband, Dr. Herb Alexander, opened Alexander Orthopaedics in 2002. Dr. Alexander has served as chairman of the Medical Records Committee at St. Luke's Wood River.

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      Accepting new patients
    • Orthopedic Surgery

      Biography

      Jeffrey Boyer, MD received his bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University, graduating summa cum laude. Dr. Boyer completed a fellowship specializing in surgery of the hand and upper extremity. During his training he spent time in India studying microsurgery with experts in this field. Dr. Boyer holds memberships in the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, American Orthopaedic Association, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

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      Accepting new patients
    • Hand and Wrist Surgery

      Biography

      Steven B. Care, MD, AAOS, FACS, ABOS specializes in hand and microvascular surgery. He completed his training in hand and microvascular surgery through the Cleveland Combined Hand Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and Cleveland Level I Trauma Center - Metrohealth Medical Center.

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      Accepting new patients
    • Hand and Wrist Surgery

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      Accepting new patients
    • Hand and Wrist Surgery

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    • Hand and Wrist Surgery

      Biography

      Dustin I. Judd, MD is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand, wrist, elbow, and microsurgery. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Weber State University where he graduated summa cum laude. He received his medical degree from the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center. He spent an additional year specializing in hand and microsurgery at the Joseph H. Boyes Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.

      Some of Dr. Judd’s previous research includes evaluating hand and upper extremity injuries in rock climbers and new treatments for thumb arthritis. Dr. Judd enjoys spending time with his family, playing various sports, and volunteering as a youth coach and mentor for other youth programs.

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      Accepting new patients
    • Hand and Wrist Surgery

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      Accepting new patients
    • Hand and Wrist Surgery

      Biography

      Kenneth T. Lindley, MD is a board eligible orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand surgery. He earned his bachelor’s degree in zoology and chemistry from Weber State University and his medical degree from Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health in Columbus. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia and one year of training through the Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship at Triangle Orthopaedic Associates in Durham, North Carolina.

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      Accepting new patients
    • Hand and Wrist Surgery

      Biography

      Louis E. Murdock, MD, CAQ is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand and wrist pathologies in a wide range of patients, from young athletes to the elderly. He is an active member of both the American Society of Surgery of the Hand and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. He completed his residency in orthopedics at the University of Utah and completed his hand surgery fellowship at the University of New Mexico. 

      Throughout Dr. Murdock’s educational experience, he was fortunate to find mentors and role models. While he continues to seek mentors in his professional and personal life, he also mentors students and others who seek a relationship. Dr. Murdock has coached Science Olympiad middle school students and has also welcomed medically motivated high school and college undergraduates into his clinic to provide them with exposure to the world of medical practice. Currently, Dr. Murdock has an adjunct appointment at Boise State University. 

      During the past five years, Dr. Murdock and his colleagues have been granted two patents through the U.S. Patent Office and they remain inspired to innovate and bring forward ideas that will improve their patients’ lives. Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, Dr. Murdock is pleased that his core values are common among the people of Idaho, where he has made his home for many years.

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      Accepting new patients
    • Hand and Wrist Surgery

      Biography

      Jeremy P. Toomey, MD is a board eligible orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand, wrist, elbow, and microsurgery. He earned his bachelor’s degree in environmental studies from Montreat College and his medical degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Nebraska/Creighton University Health Foundation and trained for one year through the Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center.

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      Accepting new patients
    • Hand and Wrist Surgery

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      Accepting new patients