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As a board certified cardiothoracic surgeon and the surgical director of the WakeMed Structural Heart Program, Dr. Bryon Boulton brings to WakeMed Heart & Vascular Physicians unique surgical expertise with transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery. He specializes in minimally invasive cardiac surgery, robotic cardiac surgery and hybrid revascularization, mitral valve repair, thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR), and aortic aneurysm repair; as well as the full complement of general thoracic services.
Dr. Boulton also performs minimally invasive atrial fibrillation surgery, adult congenital heart surgery including anomalous coronary artery repair, and pulmonary valve replacements, and he co-leads the structural heart team that uses the MitraClip percutaneous mitral valve repair device.
An award-winning researcher, Dr. Boulton is the co-author of several articles and book chapters that have been published in prestigious medical publications. He was honored by the Triangle Business Journal as a 2015 40 Under 40 award recipient for his expertise in TAVR and various other accomplishments. Dr. Boulton was also a 2015 Vitals Patients’ Choice Award winner.
Dr. Boulton feels fortunate to be part of the team at WakeMed because of the way in which our doctors and specialists collaborate to provide the highest quality of patient care as well as this organization’s commitment to innovation, technology, and serving people from all walks of life.
"At WakeMed, the needs of our patients always come first,” said Dr. Boulton. “And as surgeons, our goal is to provide world-class surgical services available right here in Wake County.”
Patients can always expect that Dr. Boulton will take the time to educate them on their disease process, ease their anxieties and fears, and thoroughly discuss their surgery as well as expectations for recovery. He is also very supportive of family involvement and makes it a priority to engage family members while providing patient care.
Dr. Boulton and his wife Stacy, who is also a physician at WakeMed, have four sons that keep them both very active. In addition to coaching his boys’ soccer teams, Dr. Boulton is an avid cyclist. The Boulton family is very active with their church and enjoys traveling overseas to participate in medical mission trips including recent surgical mission work with Tenwek Hospital in Kenya.
3000 New Bern Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27610