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Credentials

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Thank you for taking the time to review my credentials and professional associations in plastic surgery. I am very proud of my education and training. I am passionate about being a board-certified plastic surgeon, and I have focused and dedicated my practice for the past decade to the art of aesthetic plastic surgery.~ Dr. James F. Boynton

Dr. Boynton’s Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Graduate Education

    1994 – 1998
    Doctor of Medicine
    University of Texas
    Medical School at Houston
    Houston, Texas
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  • Undergraduate Education

    1990 – 1993
    Bachelor of Science
    Duke University
    Durham, North Carolina
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  • High School

    1990
    St. John’s School
    Houston, Texas
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Postdoctoral Training

  • Plastic Surgery

    2003 – 2005
    Plastic Surgery Residency
    St. Joseph Medical Center
    Houston, Texas
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  • Hand Surgery

    2002 – 2003
    Hand Surgery Fellowship
    Baylor College of Medicine
    Houston, Texas
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  • Microsurgery

    2001 – 2002
    Microsurgery Research Fellowship
    CHRISTUS St. Joseph Hospital
    Houston, Texas
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  • General Surgery

    1998 – 2001
    Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency
    Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
    Phoenix, Arizona
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Board Certification

Licensure

  • Texas – 2002

Hospital and Outpatient Surgery Center Privileges

  • Memorial Hermann Surgery Center Greater Heights – Houston, TX
  • Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital – Houston, TX – Section Chief of Plastic Surgery from 2009 – 2013
  • Houston Methodist West Hospital – Katy, TX
  • Houston Methodist Hospital (Medical Center) – Houston, TX
  • Baylor St Luke’s Medical Center – Houston, TX
  • St. Joseph Medical Center – Houston, TX
  • The Women’s Hospital of Texas – Houston, TX
  • River Oaks Surgical Center – Houston, TX
  • Houston Surgery Center – Houston, TX
  • Memorial Houston Surgery Center – Houston, TX

Honors and Awards

  • Voted a Texas SuperDoctor by Texas Monthly in 2013 – 2015
  • Selected as a “Top Doctor” in Plastic Surgery by U.S. News and World Report – 2012
  • Castle Connolly selected Dr. Boynton as a “Regional Top Doctor” in Aesthetic Surgery – 2011 – 2015
  • Voted a Texas SuperDoctors’ Rising Star – 2012
  • Voted a “Top Doctor” by Houstonia Magazine – 2013 – 2015
  • Consistently voted one of Houston’s “Top Docs” by H-Texas® Magazine, 2005 – 2015
  • Voted one of Houston’s “Professionals on the Fast Track” by H-Texas® Magazine, 2006
  • Voted one of Houston’s Top Docs for Women by H-Texas® Magazine, 2007 – 2008
  • Special Guest Reviewer of manuscripts for publications in the Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Journal
  • Adjunct member of the teaching staff for the Methodist Hospital Plastic Surgery Residency Training Program
  • Winner of INAMED Academy Plastic Surgery Resident and Fellowship Scholarship for breast surgery – 2005
  • 100th percentile on the 2015 Cosmetic Section Plastic Surgery Re-Certification Exam
  • 98th percentile on 2005 Plastic Surgery In-Service Exam
  • 92nd percentile on 2004 Plastic Surgery In-Service Exam
  • Award from City of Houston for community service involvement with D-TAG program which involves laser tattoo removal from youth gang members – 2003 – 2015
  • Eagle Scout – Boy Scouts of America
  • Dean’s List with Distinction – Duke University 1990 – 1993

Professional Societies

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Dr. Boynton is proud to be a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and especially honored to be a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). This prominent society is considered to be one of the most exclusive societies in the world dedicated to cutting-edge aesthetic plastic surgery. It has very high ethical standards, and only a fraction of board-certified plastic surgeons are invited to become members of ASAPS. These logos signify excellence in training as well as a commendable commitment to patient care, safety, and well-being. The ASAPS triangular “Cleopatra” logo signifies a practice and a surgeon that is focused and dedicated to the art of aesthetic plastic surgery.

  • The American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Houston Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Harris County Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • American Medical Association
  • University of Texas – Houston Medical School Alumni Association

International Mission Experience

  • AGAPE in ACTION – Mission Trip to Perform Cleft Lip and Palate Repairs in the impoverished mountainous region of Santa Cruz del Quiche, Guatemala, May 2009
  • OPERATION SAN JOSE – Mission Trip to Perform Cleft Lip and Palate Repairs with CHRISTUS St. Joseph Plastic Surgery, Sucre, Bolivia, February 10-19, 2005
  • OPERATION SAN JOSE – Mission Trip to Perform Cleft Lip and Palate Repairs with CHRISTUS St. Joseph Plastic Surgery, Lima, Peru, March 8-16, 2002
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Publications

Book Chapters

  1. Collins ED and Boynton JF: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and Repetitive Stress Injury. In T. Trumble (Ed.). Hand Surgery Update III. Rosemont , IL : American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 2003.

Journal Publications

  1. Boynton, JF. My refined approach to breast augmentation. Plastic Surgery Pulse News 4(4):28-32, 2012. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Boynton JF, Budoff JE, and Clifford JW. The Effect of Forearm Bracing on Radioulnar impingement. J Hand Surg [Br]. 30(2): 157-61, 2005.
  3. Boynton JF, Cohen BE, and Barrera A. Rhytidectomy and Parotidectomy Combined in the Same Patient. Aesthetic Plast Surg. 30(1): 125-131, 2006.

Presentations

  • American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Mandalay Bay-Las Vegas, NV, May 2009 (E-poster). Compression Garments in Liposuction: Comfortweave vs. Powernet Fabrics: Is There a Difference
  • Houston Society of Plastic Surgeons, Warwick Hotel, Houston, TX, June 16, 2005.
    Senior Resident Case Presentations
  • 2005 Cleft Palate – Craniofacial Association Meeting, Kingston Plantation, Myrtle Beach, SC, April 8, 2008.
    A Comprehensive Program to Enhance Surgical Education in Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery
  • 2005 ASPS/PSEF Plastic Surgery Senior Residents Conference, Inter-Continental Hotel, Houston, TX, March 17, 2005.
    Phenol and Croton Oil Peel in a Porcine Model: The Effect of Various Concentrations
  • Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons, Barton Creek Country Club, Austin, TX, September 10, 2004.
    Breast Augmentation with Periareolar Mastopexy
  • International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Hilton Americas – Houston Hotel, Houston, TX, August 2004 (poster).
    Aesthetic Refinement in the Cleft Palate Patient
  • Baylor College of Medicine Annual Orthopedic Academic Symposium, Medical Center Marriott Hotel, Houston, TX, June 27, 2003.
    The Effect of Forearm Bracing on Radioulnar Impingement Following Ulnar Head Resection
  • CHRISTUS St. Joseph Hospital, Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Houston, TX, December 2002 and June 2004.
    Genitourinary Reconstruction
  • CHRISTUS St. Joseph Hospital, Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Houston, TX, September 2003.
    Metacarpal and Phalangeal Fractures
  • University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Houston, TX, April 2004.
    Dislocations and Injuries in the Digits
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery Grand Rounds, Houston, TX, Fall 2003.
    Carpal Fractures
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery Grand Rounds, Houston, TX, Spring 2003.
    Hand Infections, Injection Injuries, and Compartment Syndrome
  • CHRISTUS St. Joseph Hospital, Suturing Workshop and Symposium for Family Practice Residents, Houston, TX, Fall 2001.
  • Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, General Surgery Grand Rounds, Phoenix, AZ, Fall 2000.
    Flexor Suppurative Tenosynovitis
  • Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, General Surgery Grand Rounds, Phoenix, AZ, Spring 2000.
    Esophageal Atresia
  • Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, General Surgery Grand Rounds, Phoenix, AZ, Fall 1999.
    Substernal Goiter
  • Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, General Surgery Grand Rounds, Phoenix, AZ, Spring 1999.
    Popliteal Artery Aneurysm
  • Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, General Surgery Grand Rounds, Phoenix, AZ, Fall 1998.
    Rectus Sheath Hematoma