Our Providers

Our Adult Reconstruction Division is comprised of fellowship trained, board-certified Orthopaedic surgeons as well as Orthopaedic nursing, Physical and Occupational therapy staff.

Allen D. Boyd, Jr., M.D.
Chief, Adult Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Boyd obtained his medical degree from the University of Tennessee. He completed his General Surgery Internship and Orthopaedic Residency at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He completed a Fellowship in Trauma and reconstructive surgery in Switzerland and Italy as well as a Fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Surgery at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard University. Upon completion of his training, Dr. Boyd took a faculty position with the Department of Orthpaedic Surgery at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He joined the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Rochester in 1993. He is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Boyd participates in ongoing research projects and serves as an educator and speaker in the field of total joint replacement on a national basis.

Christopher Drinkwater, M.D.
Adult Reconstructive Surgery

Christopher Drinkwater, M.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics.

Dr. Drinkwater is a native of Australia and completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery in 1993 at the Australian Orthopaedic Association Sydney Program in Sydney, Australia. Dr. Drinkwater received his medical degree from the University of New South Wales. He continued his orthopaedic training in the U.S. and completed two fellowships—a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the Institute for Bone and Joint Disorders in Phoenix, Arizona in 1995 and the Pacific Northwest Adult Reconstruction Fellowship in Seattle, Washington in 1996. Family connections brought him to upstate New York where he has been in private practice in Oneonta since 1996.

Dr. Drinkwater specializes in total joint replacement and sports medicine. His areas of special interest are total hip and knee replacement and arthroscopy of the shoulder and knee. He admits his patients to the Evarts Joint Center at Highland Hospital.

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