Bobby Boyanton

Bobby Boyanton Jr., M.D., is Professor and Section Chief of Pathology at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. He previously was a Professor of Pathology at the William Beaumont College of Medicine of Oakland University in Michigan, where he led the clinical microbiology and molecular pathology laboratories and served as Associate Residency Program Director at Beaumont Hospital.

Dr. Boyanton received his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in 2002. He completed residency training in anatomic and clinical pathology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 2002-2003 and at Baylor College of Medicine in 2003-2006. He continued his training with a molecular genetic pathology fellowship at Baylor and recently pursued additional training in laboratory management, receiving certification from the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) and American Pathology Foundation’s Lab Management University.

During his time at Beaumont, Dr. Boyanton led numerous clinical and research initiatives. As the laboratory director he brought in many new state-of-the-art clinical assays and novel testing platforms. His initiatives included implementation of high-throughput molecular biology testing and expansion of reference laboratory capabilities at Beaumont Hospital. Honors included being featured in HOUR Detroit magazine’s 2016 list of Top Docs.