Boyd R. Viers, M.D.

  1. Urologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Dr. Boyd Viers is a Urologist specializing in genitourinary reconstruction in the Department of Urology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He received his undergraduate training at Iowa State University in Ames, IA. He underwent his medical training at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE and completed residency training in urology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He continued specialty fellowship training in trauma and genitourinary reconstruction at UT Southwestern in Dallas, TX. His research and clinical interests include open and advanced robotic reconstruction of male urethral stricture disease, ureteral stricture, and ureteropelvic junction obstruction. He also has an interest in the surgical treatment of radiation, trauma, and iatrogenic urinary injury. Dr. Viers is an active member of American Urological Association, North Central Section, and the Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons. He has published over 50 peer-reviewed original articles and speaks nationally on topics of genitourinary reconstruction.

  1. Penis injury
  2. Ureteral obstruction
  3. Ureteropelvic junction obstruction
  4. Urethral stricture
  1. Reconstructive surgery
  2. Robotic surgery
  3. Ureteral reconstruction
  4. Urethroplasty
  5. Urinary diversion
  • Open and advanced robotic genitourinary reconstruction
  • Male urethral stricture disease
  • Ureteral stricture
  • Ureteropelvic junction obstruction
  • Urological injury secondary to radiation and trauma
  • Genitourinary fistula
  • Urinary diversion
  • Male stress incontinence
  • Reconstruction of male external genitalia
  • Tissue substitution and regeneration for urinary reconstruction
  • Minimally invasive and robotic surgery
  1. 2017
    Mayo Clinic Scholar - Trauma and Genitourinary ReconstructionUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  2. 2016
    ResidentUrology, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 2016
    Resident - UrologyDepartment of Urology
  4. 2011
    Internship - Department of General SurgeryUniversity of Nebraska Medical Center
  5. 2010
    MD - High DistinctionUniversity of Nebraska Medical Center
  6. 2005
    Bachelor - Psychology, Summa Cum Laude Iowa State University

Certifications

  1. 2019
    UrologyAmerican Board of Urology

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    2021 Barton Hoexter, MD Best Video AwardAmerican Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  2. 2019
    Best Video AbstractSociety of International Urology
  3. 2019
    Best Video AbstractAmerican Urological Association
  4. 2019
    Department of Urology, Teacher of the YearMayo School of Graduate Medical Eduation
  5. 2019
    Best Video AbstractNorth American Robotic Urologic Society
  6. 2015
    1st Place Manuscript, Kelalis EssayMinnesota Urological Society
  7. 2015
    1st Place Manuscript, Segura EssayDepartment of Urology
  8. 2015
    1st Place EssayAmerican Telemedicine Association
  9. 2015
    1st Place EssayDepartment of Urology
  10. 2014
    1st Place Manuscript, Kelalis EssayMinnesota Urological Society
  11. 2014
    1st Place Manuscript, Segura EssayDepartment of Urology
  12. 2012
    1st Place Abstract, North Central SectionAmerican Urological Association
  13. 2011
    Resident Teacher of the YearUniversity of Nebraska Medical Center
  14. 2010
    Dunlap Award for Highest Academic Achievement in OB GynUniversity of Nebraska Medical Center
  15. 2010
    Jerald R. Schenken M.D. Outstanding Academic Achievement Award in Medical SchoolUniversity of Nebraska Medical Center
  16. 2009
    1st Place Rural Family Practice Paper Competition University of Nebraska Medical Center
  17. 2007
    Nebraska Regents Full Tuition ScholarshipUniversity of Nebraska Medical Center
  18. 2007
    1st Place Rural Surgery ManuscriptUniversity of Nebraska Medical Center
  19. 2006
    Ruth Thomas Medical ScholarshipUniversity of Nebraska Medical Center
  20. 2005
    College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Graduation Student MarshalIowa State University
  21. 2004
    Athletics All-Around Achievement AwardIowa State University
  22. 2004
    Student Athlete High Scholarship AwardIowa State University
  23. 2003
    Football Letter WinnerIowa State University
  24. 2003
    Student Athlete High Scholarship AwardIowa State University
  25. 2002
    First Team Academic All-Big 12Iowa State University
  26. 2001
    Full-Ride Athletic Scholarship, FootballIowa State University
  27. 2001
    Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor RollIowa State University
  28. 2001
    Dean’s ListIowa State University

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    Faculty AdvisorDepartment of Urology, Resident Affairs Committee
  2. 2021 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education
  3. 2019 - present
    MemberEndourology Society of New York
  4. 2019 - present
    Associate Residency DirectorDepartment of Urology
  5. 2019 - present
    Co-Medical DirectorDepartment of Urology
  6. 2017 - present
    MemberSociety of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons
  7. 2017 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Urology
  8. 2017 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Urology
  9. 2017 - present
    MemberClinical Competency Committee, Department of Urology
  10. 2017 - present
    MemberProgram Education Committee Member
  11. 2017 - 2018
    MemberEPIC Go-Live Urology Practice Liaison
  12. 2017 - present
    MemberUrology Practice Transformation Subcommittee
  13. 2017 - present
    MemberSociety of International Urology
  14. 2012 - 2013
    ChairAthletic Committee, Mayo Fellows Association
  15. 2011 - present
    MemberAmerican Urologic Association
  16. 2011 - present
    MemberEndourological Society
  17. 2009 - 2010
    Executive CommitteeAlpha Omega Alpha
  18. 2009 - 2010
    Chair, Committee on Outstanding Volunteer Clinical FacultyAlpha Omega Alpha
  19. 2009 - present
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha
  20. 2008 - 2009
    Vice PresidentNebraska Chapter, American Medical Student Association
  21. 2008 - 2009
    ChairUniversity of Nebraska Medical Center AMA Regional Residency Symposium Committee
  22. 2008
    AMA Healthcare Reform
  23. 2007 - 2009
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons
  24. 2007 - 2008
    PresidentSurgery Interest Group, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  25. 2007 - 2008
    SubcommitteeAmerican Medical Association Residency Symposium
  26. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  27. 2004 - 2020
    MemberPhi Beta Kappa

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