Jeffrey D. Boatright, MD, MS

Jeffrey Boatright, MD, MS, Alabama Orthopedic Clinic
Dr. Boatright enjoyed an exceptional collegiate swimming career that included competing in the Olympic Trials. His academic success equaled or surpassed his athletic achievement. Beginning with “Best Performance” – Clinical Skills Exam in medical school, he bracketed “Junior Resident of the Year with Chief Resident of the year in the University of Virginia Orthopedic Residency program. His decorated Chief Residency was followed by a Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship at the UVA hospital in 2017 and 2018.

Area of Specialty

  • Hand and Upper Extremity


  • 2012 To Present - State of Virginia Medical License


  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship

  • University of Virginia Department of Orthopedic Surgery
  • “Touch Hands Project,” Selected Nationally as Fellowship Participant San Pedro, Honduras


  • 2007 Undergraduate - Bachelor of Science, Florida Atlantic University

  • 2008 Master of Science - Molecular and Cellular Biology, Florida Atlantic University

  • 2012 Doctor of Medicine - University of Florida School of Medicine

  • 2016 Internship/Residency - University of Virginia Department of Orthopedic Surgery

  • 2017 Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship University of Virginia Department of Orthopedic Surgery


  • American Society of Surgery of Hands, Candidate Member

  • American Society of Orthopedic Surgery, Candidate Member

  • Virginia Orthopedic Society, Candidate Member

Orthopaedic Publications

Freilich AF, Boatright JD, Nacey, NC, MRI and Arthroscopic Correlation of the Wrist. Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review Burrus MT, Cancienne JM Boatright JC, Yang S, Brockmeier SF, Werner BC. Shoulder Arthroplasty for Humeral Head Avascular Necrosis is Associated with Increased Postoperative Complications. HSS Journal, 2017 Werner BC, Boatright JD, Chhabra AB, Dacus AR. Trigger Digit Release: Rates of Surgery and Complications as Indicated by a United States Medicare Database. Journal of Hand Surgery 2016;41-9.970-976 Kesaraju S, Schmidt-Kastner R, Boatright JD, Prentice HM, Milton SL. HSP72 is critical to neuronal survival in an in vitro model of anoxia tolerance. Stroke – Journal of the American Heart Association 2008:39-2