Dr. Shafe D. Boles MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Shafe Boles is an orthopedic surgeon in Owensboro, Kentucky and is affiliated with Owensboro Medical Health System. He received his medical degree from University of Louisville School of Medicine and has been in practice for 20 years. Dr. Boles accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 7 doctors at Owensboro Medical Health System who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Hand Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Owensboro Medical Health System

Education & Medical Training

Mount Carmel Medical Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1994 - 1999

SUNY Upstate Medical University
Fellowship, Hand Surgery, 1999 - 2000

University of Louisville School of Medicine
Class of 1994

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Hand Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

IN State Medical License
Active through 2013

KY State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Arthrodesis of the thumb metacarpophalangeal joint using a cannulated screw and threaded washer.
Schmidt, C.C., Zimmer, S.M., Boles, S.D.

Arthroscopic resection of arthrosis of the proximal hamate: a clinical and biomechanical study.
Harley, B.J., Werner, F.W., Boles, S.D., Palmer, A.K.

Simultaneous ipsilateral avulsion of the extensor carpi radialis longus and brevis tendon insertions: case report and review of the literature.
Boles, S.D., Durbin, R.A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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