Karen M Bovid, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Dr. Karen Bovid is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. She is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery. She is employed by Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine. She is a graduate Hope College with a BS in Biochemistry (Major) and Math (Minor) in 2003. She earned her MD from the University of Michigan Medical School in 2007. She completed her Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery also from the University of Michigan in 2012. She also completed a Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery from the Children's Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine of Atlanta at Scottish Rite in 2013.
- American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Orthopaedic Surgery)
Education and Training
- Fellowship 2013, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery,
- Residency 2012, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
- MD 2007, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
- BS 2003, Biochemistry, Hope College
- Orthopaedic Surgery
Heffernan M.J., Song B., Bovid K.M., Fornari E.D., Leonardi C. Assessing the Impact of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) Visiting Scholar Program Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2021 doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000001729.
Bauler L.D., Bolliet M.P., Bovid K.M. Guided Growth with Hemiplateau Elevation as an Alternative to Epiphysiodesis for Treatment of a Young Patient with Advanced Infantile Blount Disease: A Case Report JBJS Case Connector. 2020;10:1-4. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.CC.19.00643.
Bauler L., Ferman D., Bovid K. Surgical Reconstruction Technique of Two Patients With Tarsal Type Preaxial Polydactyly: Two True Prehalluces Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. 2019;58:814-820. doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2018.12.011.
Lackey-Cornelison W., Bovid K., McKinney V.R. Pedicle Screw Insertion: a Novel Approach to Enhance Anatomic Knowledge and Student Engagement Medical Science Educator. 2019;29:355-356. doi: 10.1007/s40670-019-00724-2.
Moore M., Bovid K.M. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis for the Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon Orthopedic Clinics of North America. 2019;50:471-488. doi: 10.1016/j.ocl.2019.06.003.
Veenstra J., Habeck J., Bovid K., Albright P. Lower Extremity Surgical Treatment to Improve Function in a Patient with Gollop-Wolfgang Complex: A Case Report JBJS Case Connector. 2019;9 doi: 10.2106/JBJS.CC.18.00254.
Garg D., Joychan S., Kuchipudi Y., Danielsky P.J., Bovid K.M. Case of Nonspinal Osteomyelitis Due to Bartonella and Review of the Literature Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 2017;25:240-242. doi: 10.1097/IPC.0000000000000511.
Bovid K., Patel D. Orthopaedic considerations Health Care for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Across the Lifespan. 2016:1107-1122. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-18096-0_94.
Bovid K., Patel D., Feucht C. Principles of pharmacology Health Care for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Across the Lifespan. 2016:1825-1842. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-18096-0_141.
Vanderhave K., Silva S., Fox J., Speers M., Caird M., Seeley M., Bovid K., Farley F. Reliability of measurements of clavicle shaft fracture shortening in adolescents Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2013;33 doi: 10.1097/BPO.0b013e318287f73f.
Chang K.W.C., Vanderhave K.L., Alpert H., Quint D.J., Leonard J.A., Yang L.J.S., Bovid K. Utility of electrodiagnostic testing and computed tomography myelography in the preoperative evaluation of neonatal brachial plexus palsy: Clinical article Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics. 2012;9:283-289. doi: 10.3171/2011.12.PEDS11416.
Bovid K., Salata M., Vander Have K., Sekiya J. Arthroscopic Posterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in a Skeletally Immature Patient: A New Technique With Case Report Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. 2010;26:563-570. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2010.01.029.