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. Ureteropelvic junction obstruction
  3. 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
Rochester

Rochester, Minnesota

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

Professional memberships

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