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Medical Services

Why Choose Us?

Experienced and skilled staff and providers,
coordination of care, depth of services, ease of
scheduling, convenient office location, quality and pt
satisfaction data.

Mission Statement

The mission of Davis Medical Center’s Total Joint
program is to provide a total joint replacement
experience to the communities we serve that is
evidence-based and focused on quality and safety
for the patients.


  • Osteoarthritis
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow)
  • Medial epicondylitis (golfer’s or baseball elbow)
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Ligament injuries of the knee (torn meniscus)
  • Trigger finger
  • Orthopedic conditions of the knees, hips, shoulders, wrists, arms, legs, elbows, fingers, and lower extremities.
  • Pre-operative and post-operative patients who have had orthopedic surgery in Elkins

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Dr. Walter Boardwine

Dr. Boardwine received his medical degree from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg. He completed his residency and clinical preceptorships in hand surgery, total joint arthroplasty, and geriatric medicine at Grandview Hospital in Dayton, OH.


Dr. Lucas Pavlovich

Dr. Pavlovich received his medical degree from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville before also completing a fellowship in Plastic Surgery, also at UVA. He then completed residencies in both General Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Virginia. Lastly, he went on to complete a fellowship in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, MD.


Dr. Richard E. Topping

Dr. Topping received his medical degree from the University of Virginia Medical School in Charlottesville. He then completed a General Surgery Internship at the University of Texas in San Antonio and a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the University of Virginia, Department of Orthopaedics. Lastly, also at the University of Virginia, he completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery.

Carrie Arbogast, PA-C
Alicia Harper, PA-C
Linda Little, PA-C

Ratings & Testimonials

Dr. Walter Boardwine

Feb 8, 2024

Dr. Boardwine is my favorite Dr. I trust him implicitly. His nurse is awesome!!

Dec 7, 2023

Walter Boardwine is a top notch doctor. Extremely knowledgeable and experienced.

Dec 5, 2023

Yes, my experience was very happy and satisfying. All questions was asked that I asked was very true from them. I enjoyed it very much. I would always recommend. Thank you.

Dr. Lucas Pavlovich

Jan 31, 2024

This is our second time with Dr. Pavlovich and he has been amazing both times. I would highly recommend him!!! He is amazing and does a wonderful job explaining things!!! I am so pleased with his care of my son!!!

Dec 5, 2023

I would like to say that all 4 people in the room were excellent. Erin was so kind and helpful and explained everything to me. Dr Pavlovich did an excellent job and was very reassuring.

Nov 21, 2023

Dr Pavlovich is a great provider. I highly recommend him for any orthopedic visits.

Dr. Richard E. Topping

Dec 4, 2023

Dr. Topping is so personable, and knowledgeable, and he does not rush. I trust him completely.

Nov 27, 2023

Dr. Topping is an amazing doctor with expert surgical skills. He has performed 2 complete hip replacements for me within the past 2 years. I have gained a quality of life, thanks to him! His kindness and compassion are beyond remarkable. His staff is to also be commended for their service. Amanda, X-ray tech, is excellent. Please forward these comments to them.

Oct 26, 2023

May experience was great, starting with the nurse, Dr. Topping and Mrs. Topping. I was given all the information needed for a great recovery. I couldn’t ask for any better care.