Scope of Practice

Dr. Boyle's expertise is in the fields of knee surgery, shoulder surgery, hip preservation surgery, and orthopaedic sports medicine, with a special focus on arthroscopic surgery, sports injury management and rehabilitation. Dr. Boyle does not perform joint replacement surgery, choosing instead to focus on the areas of his sub-specialisation, in order to maximise his expertise.

Specific conditions that Dr. Boyle treats include:


  • Instability
  • Labral tears
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Impingement
  • Acromioclavicular joint injury
  • Adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder)
  • Suprascapular neuropathy


  • Ligament injuries, including ACL tears, PCL tears & multi-ligament disruptions
  • Meniscal tears
  • Cartilage injuries
  • Patellofemoral instability
  • Osteochondritis dissecans
  • Early or isolated osteoarthritis


  • Hip dysplasia in adolescents and young adults (periacetabular osteotomy)
  • Femoroacetabular impingement
  • Labral tears
  • Hip pain in the young adult
  • Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease (Perthes Disease)
  • Slipped Upper Femoral Epiphysis (SUFE)
  • Osteonecrosis