About Dr. Karen Boyle

Karen Elizabeth Boyle, MD, specializes in male infertility and offers state-of-the- art evaluation and treatment of the infertile male. Dr. Boyle works closely with all reproductive endocrinology practices located in the D.C./Baltimore metropolitan area as well as national practices, providing expert care for the male partner. Dr. Boyle is a leader in genital aesthetic surgery and reconstruction, including gender affirming surgery.

Sexual Health: Dr. Boyle’s Approach

Dr. Boyle’s commitment to providing personal, compassionate and comprehensive care to her patients, combined with her diagnostic and surgical excellence, has resulted in her being a much sought-after solution for patients and practitioners alike. It is this commitment to excellence in the patient care experience that prompted Dr. Boyle to establish her current practice as director of Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, Sexuality and Aesthetics at Chesapeake Urology Associates and co-director of the Vasectomy Reversal Center of America.

Experienced Microsurgeon in Maryland

As an experienced microsurgeon, Dr. Boyle specializes in:

Dr. Boyle is among a select few microsurgeons nationally who can perform the technically challenging epididymovasostomy and microdissection testicular sperm extraction.

Sexual Health for Men and Women

For women with concerns related to sexual desire, arousal, sexual performance, and orgasm, and men with concerns related to sex drive, erectile dysfunction, ejaculation and orgasm, Dr. Boyle will conduct a thorough evaluation and offer an individualized treatment plan. Offering both a medical and surgical approach to the treatment of erectile dysfunction, Dr. Boyle performs her own penile injection teaching for men who are not responsive to oral medications. She regularly performs placement of penile prosthesis, surgery for Peyronie’s disease, correction of penoscrotal webbing and testicular prosthesis.

Reproductive and Sexual Health: A National Expert

As a leader in the area of reproductive and sexual health, Dr. Boyle recognizes how important it is to address all issues related to the well-being and happiness of her patients. She is committed to surpassing patient expectations and providing exceptional patient care, achieving the results each patient desires and deserves. As an innovator in the evaluation and treatment of sexual health and aesthetics, Dr. Boyle provides a comprehensive approach to the care of each patient.

Genital Cosmetic Surgery for Men and Women

Dr. Boyle appreciates the significant impact body perception and appearance can have on one’s life, happiness and self-image. She performs cosmetic procedures such as labiaplasty, vaginoplasty and vaginal rejuvenation, hymenoplasty, perineoplasty, correction of penoscrotal webbing, as well as other aesthetic procedures for men and women.

Transgender Surgery

Dr. Boyle is deeply committed to providing superior care for patients undergoing gender affirming surgery.  Dr. Boyle and Dr. Bluebond-Langer perform a one-stage procedure with the goal of achieving excellent vaginal depth and normal clitoral sensation to optimize sexual intimacy, as well as achieving a superior aesthetic outcome. Read more about transgender surgery.

Dr. Karen Boyle: Education and Experience

Dr. Boyle graduated from Harvard with honors and then attended Albany Medical College, where she graduated again with honors and Distinction in Research. She completed her general surgery and urological surgery training at The Brady Urological Institute at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Dr. Boyle then completed the prestigious fellowship in reproductive medicine and microsurgery at Baylor College of Medicine, and then returned to The Johns Hopkins Hospital where she served as assistant professor of Urology, Obstetrics and Gynecology and director of Reproductive Medicine and Surgery. While at Hopkins, Dr. Boyle was active in research and teaching and established and grew a dominant practice of male infertility, sexuality and aesthetics. She is board certified in urology and has advanced training in aesthetic procedures of the genitalia and associated areas.

Vasectomy Reversal and Male Infertility

Dr. Boyle regularly lectures on male infertility, vasectomy reversal, and sexuality. She is extensively published in her areas of expertise and is actively involved in medical societies including:

  • The American Urologic Association
  • The American Society of Reproductive Medicine
  • WPATH – World Professional Association for Transgender Health
  • The Society of Male Reproduction and Urology
  • The Society for the Study of Male Reproduction
  • The Sexual Medicine Society of North America
  • The International Society for The Study of Women’s Sexual Health

Her contributions to the field of fertility, microsurgery and sexual health have been featured in many media outlets such as “The View,” “Men’s Health,” “Women’s Health,” “Fertility Today,” “Radius,” the ABC television documentary “Hopkins,” and ABC News.

See Dr. Boyle’s curriculum vitae.


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