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educator , Urologist

William Henry Boyce, American former urologist, educator.


Boyce, William Henry was born on September 22, 1918 in Ansonville, North Carolina, United States. Son of William Henry and Louise Lockhart (Gaddy) Boyce.


Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry, Davidson College, 1940. Doctor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, 1944. Doctor of Science (honorary), Davidson College, 1982.


Intern department surgery Bowman Gray School Medicine North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Winston Salem, 1944-1945, assistant resident department surgery Bowman Gray School Medicine, 1947. Assistant resident department urology James Buchanan Brady Foundation New York Hospital, Cornell Medical Center, New York City, 1948-1949. Assistant resident department urology University Virginia Hospital, Charlottesville, 1950-1951, chief resident urology, 1951-1952.

Chief urologic services North Carolina Baptist Hospital, 1960-1983. Instructor surgery/urology Bowman Gray School Medicine Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, 1952-1956, assistant professor, 1956-1958, associate professor, 1958-1960, professor and chairman section urology department surgery, 1960-1983, professor surgery/urology, 1983-1989, professor emeritus, since 1989. With department clinics North Carolina Baptist Hospital, 1952-1989.

Staff surgeon urology City Memorial Hospital, Winston Salem, 1952-1971, Kate Bitting Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Winston Salem, 1952-1971. Attending urologist Forsyth Memorial Hospital, Winston Salem, 1971-1983, member courtesy staff, since 1983. Member courtesy staff R. J. Reynolds-Patrick County Memorial Hospital, Stuart, Virginia, 1989-1991.

Consultant, researcher John A. Hartford Foundation, Incorporated, New York York, Robert Woods Johnson Foundation, Bowman Gray Foundation, Vitel Foundation, Vichy, France, Henry Wilson Foundation, National Institutes of Health. Lecturer in field.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (with others) Prostatic Ultrasonography, 1990, Common Problems in Infections and Stones, 1991, Mastery of Surgery, second edition, 1992. Consulting editor, Urologic Surgery, 4th edition, 1991. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Captain United States Marine Corps, 1945-1947, Mediterranean Theatre of Operations. Fellow American College Surgeons (honorary, board governors 1975-1978, advisory council urology, residency review committee urology 1980-1983), American Institute Ultrasound in Medicine (honorary). Member American Medical Association (residency review committee urology 1980-1983), American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Urological Association (honorary, chairman education committee 1963-1965, residency review committee urology 1980-1983, research committee 1956-1962, Hugh Hampton Young award 1974, Mary Hugh and Russell Scott award 1986), American Surgical Association (honorary), American Association Genitourinary Surgeons (honorary, president 1984, Barringer medal 1981), American Board Urology (diplomat, examiner 1960-1965, trustee 1980-1986, president 1985-1986, representative to American Board Medical Specialties 1980-1986, residency review committee urology 1980-1983), Medical Society Virginia, New York Academy of Sciences, North Carolina Medical Society (honorary), Southern Society Clinical Research, European Intrarenal Surgical Society (founding member 1976), Pan-Pacific Surgical Association, Societe D'Urologie Internationale, Clinical Society Genitourinary Surgeons (president 1982), Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, Society University Surgeons, Society University Urologists (founding member, president 1965, representative to American Association Medical Colleges 1965-1975, residency review committee urology 1980-1983), Society Sigma Xi, Alpha Omega Alpha.


  • Other Interests

    History, ecology, agriculture.


Married Anna Doris Shore, June 6, 1948. Children: W. Lockhart, Catharine L. Boyce Baldwin, Anna Barbara Boyce Howard, Frederick Shore.

William Henry Boyce

Louise Lockhart (Gaddy) Boyce

Anna Doris Shore

W. Lockhart Boyce

Catharine L. Boyce Baldwin Boyce

Anna Barbara Boyce Howard Boyce

Frederick Shore Boyce