Karen Elizabeth Boyle, M.D., F.A.C.S.
- Director of Male Fertility, Microsurgery and Sexual Health at Chesapeake Urology Associates
- Co-Director Vasectomy Reversal Center of America
- Director, Chesapeake Aesthetic Surgery
- Clinical Instructor of Urology, George Washington University Hospital
- Regional Director Male Fertility, Shady Grove Fertility Reproductive Science Center
Dr. Karen Elizabeth Boyle is fellowship trained in male infertility, microsurgery, sexual health and reconstruction. She is a nationally recognized expert in microsurgical vasectomy reversals and a leading physician in the field of male fertility, reproductive medicine and sexual health. She has a special interest in infertility, microsurgery, hypogonadism, male and female sexual health and genital reconstruction and aesthetics. She regularly performs vasectomy, microsurgical vasectomy reversal, microsurgical varicocele repair, sperm retrieval procedures including microdissection testicular sperm extraction. Dr. Boyle also has a special focus on both sexual function and genital aesthetics, including penile reconstruction, labiaplasty, clitoral hood reduction, vaginoplasty and all other genital related surgeries.
Dr. Boyle is a fertility consultant to all of the Baltimore/D.C. IVF centers, but acts as the Regional Director of Male Fertility to Shady Grove Fertility.
Dr. Boyle is Director of Male Fertility, Microsurgery and Sexual Health at Chesapeake Urology Associates, Co-Director of the Vasectomy Reversal Center of America, and Director of Chesapeake Aesthetic Surgery.
Dr. Boyle received an A.B. in Biology from Harvard University where she graduated cum laude, and received her medical degree from Albany Medical College with distinction in research. She completed her general surgery and urological surgery training at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and The Brady Urological Institute, after which she completed the prestigious microsurgery fellowship in Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine. She returned to The Johns Hopkins Hospital where she served as assistant professor of urology, obstetrics and gynecology, as well as director of reproductive medicine and surgery. While at Hopkins, she developed an excellent reputation that grew into a large practice solely dedicated to vasectomy reversal, male infertility and microsurgery. Dr. Boyle is committed to teaching and academics, and is a clinical instructor of urology at George Washington University Hospital, as well as a regional director of male fertility at Shady Grove Fertility Reproductive Science Center.
Dr. Boyle was a featured physician on the ABC television documentary Hopkins, and her substantial contributions to her unique field of expertise, combined with her ease in effective communication, result in numerous media interviews and appearances. She is a medical expert for the ABC television program Good Morning America Health, and has appeared on The View and Good Morning America Weekend. She is a contributor on vasectomy reversal, fertility and sexual health to many magazines including Men’s Health, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Women’s Day, Women’s Health, Fertility Today, Radius and Playboy. She was named as one of the Top 100 Professional Women Under 40 by The Daily Record in 2010, and she was named a "Top Doctor" by Baltimore magazine in 2011.
Dr. Boyle is a popular lecturer and has published book chapters and articles in medical journals. She is a member of the American Urologic Association, the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, the Society of Male Reproduction and Urology, the Society for the Study of Male Reproduction, the Sexual Medicine Society of North America, and the International Society for The Study of Women’s Sexual Health.
Her awards in science and medicine include being awarded first place in the International Science and Engineering Fair as well as being named a Westinghouse Science Talent Scholar. She has been honored by the United States Army and Navy for her contributions to research and was the U.S. Representative to Japan for their national science convention. Dr. Boyle was also awarded the Harvard/Radcliffe Discretionary Fund Grant, the M.D. with Distinction in Research Award at Albany Medical College, the American Foundation for Urologic Disease from the American Urological Association Children’s Hospital Boston Summer Scholar Fellow, the Traveling Fellowship Award to the American Society for Reproduction Medicine Meeting, and the Society for the Study of Male Reproduction Traveling Fellowship Award from the American Urologic Association.
Dr. Boyle also focuses on male and female sexuality. Her specialties also include male aesthetic procedures which include tumescent liposuction and liposculpting, correction of penoscrotal webbing, male pubic lift and liposuction to improve penile length perception, as well as female aesthetic procedures that include tumescent liposuction and liposculpting, Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation (LVR), Designer Laser Vaginoplasty (DLV), labiaplasty, and hymenoplasty. Learn more about genital reconstruction at www.chesapeakeaestheticsurgery.com
- Advanced training in liposuction, laser cosmetic surgery
- Harvard University, graduated A.B. Biology, with honors
- Albany Medical College, graduated M.D. with a Distinction in Research
- The Johns Hopkins Hospital, General Surgery internship and residency
- The Brady Urological Institute, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Urologic Surgery residency
- Baylor College of Medicine, Fellowship in Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery