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Barbara J Boyer MD FACS

"I am passionate about patient-centered medical care; patients come first."


Dr. Barbara Boyer provides general surgical services for patients at the Minocqua and Eagle River Centers. She enjoys all aspects of surgery including breast cancer surgery but especially enjoys minimally invasive surgeries such as laparoscopic surgeries. Dr. Boyer also performs upper GI endoscopies and colonoscopies. Dr. Boyer says she feels privileged to have dedicated and highly skilled physician assistants and partners on the surgical team. Dr. Boyer was born in Milwaukee. When she was five her family moved to the Minocqua area. She says she chose to establish her surgical practice in northern Wisconsin because of the quality of medical care in the community and her connections to and love for the Northwoods. “The best part of working here is caring for members of the community in which I live, and amongst whom I was raised. It is a wonderful area to work, live and raise a family,” she says. Dr. Boyer is married and has five children. In her spare time, she enjoys tending to her garden and watching ice hockey games. She looks forward to her sailing adventures. Dr. Boyer completed her medical training at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. She then completed her Internship and Residency at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. She is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association and the Wisconsin Surgical Society. She is licensed to practice in Wisconsin.
  • Main Location
  • Minocqua Center

Medical School

Medical College of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI, United States, M.D. 1992


University of Utah - Health Sciences Center Salt Lake City, UT, United States, General Surgery 1992


University of Utah - Health Sciences Center Salt Lake City, UT, United States, General Surgery 1999

Board Certifications

General Surgery: 2000, recertified 2008

Professional Societies

American College of Surgeons American Medical Association American Society of Breast Surgeons Wisconsin Surgical Society

State Licenses