Memorial Hospital Welcomes New Interventional Pulmonologist

May 8, 2015

Martinsville, Va. (May 8, 2015) – Officials at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County (MHMHC) announced today the addition of Dr. Michael Boyd, Interventional Pulmonologist, to its medical staff. Dr. Boyd will begin seeing patients on May 11 at Martinsville Pulmonology, a part of Martinsville Physician Practices, 319 Hospital Drive, Suite 107, Martinsville. As an interventional pulmonologist, Dr. Boyd will use advanced techniques for diagnosing and treating patients with lung cancer, airway disorders, and pleural diseases. Appointments can be scheduled by calling 276-670-7141. 

“We are excited to welcome Dr. Boyd to Memorial Hospital and to ourcommunity,” said Michael Ehrat, Chief Executive Officer for Memorial Hospital. “As a Henry County native, a well-respected educator, and as a leading physician in his field, Dr. Boyd exemplifies hometown hero.”

Dr. Boyd is returning to the area from Charlottesville, where he served most recently as Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Dr. Boyd also served as Roanoke Memorial Hospital’s Chief of Pulmonary and Critical Care; Carilion Clinic’s Director of Bronchoscopy, helping to develop the Interventional Pulmonary Program; and assisted in the development of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. Dr. Boyd served as a paramedic in Southwest Virginia for several years before entering the military as a combat field medic. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Radford University and obtained his Medical Degree (MD) degree from Wake Forest University School of Medicine (Winston-Salem, NC). Dr. Boyd also completed his Residency and Fellowship in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Interventional Pulmonology at Wake Forest University. 

Dr. Boyd is Board-Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Critical Care. He maintains several professional memberships including Alpha Omega Alpha, American College Chest Physicians, American Association of Bronchoscopy and Interventional Pulmonology, and The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer. In addition, Dr. Boyd is a seasoned speaker and his research has been published in many scholarly journals. 

“I’m excited to be returning to my hometown. I look forward to establishing a comfortable home near my parents while providing my neighbors with the best healthcare possible and enjoying the company of my friends and family,” said Boyd. “I look forward to a little fishing and travel, as well.” 

About Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County 

Memorial Hospital has been at the heart of the Martinsville and Henry County Community and the surrounding area providing exceptional healthcare and services to the region with a full range of services including 24/7 Emergency Care, Inpatient/Outpatient Surgical Services, Advanced Cancer Treatment, Wound/Hyperbaric Care, Women and Children Services, Diagnostics, Cardiology, Rehabilitation, Sleep Disorder, and Pain Management. More than 120 physicians are on the medical staff. The hospital employs more than 850 people and has more than 100 volunteers. For more information, visit www.martinsvillehospital.com.