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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 63

400 Cherry St Bldg I
Bluefield, WV 24701
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Bluefield Regional Medical Center
500 Cherry Street
Bluefield, WV 24701

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Gary McCarthy, MD
Bluefield Orthopedics
400 Cherry St Bldg I
Bluefield, WV 24701
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    Dr. McCarthy's Experience

    Dr. McCarthy's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Ankle Fracture Repair
    • Ankle Fusion
    • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Ligament & Tendon Repair
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Gait Analysis
    • Hammer Toe Repair
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand Surgery
    • Hand Tendon Repair
    • Hardware Removal
    • Herniated Disc Procedure
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
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    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neuroplasty
    • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Shoulder Replacement
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Steroid Injection
    • Tendon Transfer
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Ankle Arthrodesis
    • Ankle Disorders
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Injury
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis
    • Arthritis of the Ankle
    • Ataxia
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion of Wrist
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
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    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Injuries
    • Knee Pain
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Musculoskeletal Pain
    • Myelopathy
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Injuries
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Diseases
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Instability
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sports Injuries
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Tendon Disorders
    • Tendon Injuries
    • Tendonitis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Disorders
    • Wrist Fracture
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    Background Check for Dr. McCarthy

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for West Virginia.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    St Louis University Med Schoo
    Graduated in 1978

    Internship Hospital

    Highland Alameda County Hospital
    Complete in 1980

    Residency Hospital

    San Francisco Group Orthopedic Program
    Complete in 1984

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of California At Berkley

    Other Education

    On-Going Courses In The Latest Techniques and Treatments
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. McCarthy & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. McCarthy's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. McCarthy to family and friends

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    below
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    15 responses
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 15 responses
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    Experience with Dr. McCarthy
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    15 responses
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    16 responses
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    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    16 responses
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    16 responses
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    • Yes.

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    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
    • Care Improvement Plus
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
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    • Guardian
    • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Humana
    • Independence Blue Cross
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • Medigold
    • Meridian Health Plan
    • Midwest Health Plan
    • MultiPlan
    • Novitas Solutions
    • Premera Blue Cross
    • Principal Financial Group
    • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah
    • Regence Blue Shield of Washington
    • Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care)
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • WellCare
    • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
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    Gary McCarthy, MD
    Bluefield Orthopedics
    400 Cherry St Bldg I
    Bluefield, WV 24701
    (304) 324-2717 (Office)
    (304) 324-2778 (Fax)
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