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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 63

510 Cherry St Ste 205
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
510 Cherry St Ste 205
Bluefield, WV 24701
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    Dr. McCarthy's Experience

    Dr. McCarthy's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
    • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Ankle Fracture Repair
    • Ankle Fusion
    • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's 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 and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Gait Analysis
    • Hammer Toe Repair
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and 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 and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
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    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and 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
    • Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
    • 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 and Foot Instability or Derangement
    • 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
    • Back Pain
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
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    • Ganglion of Wrist
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Heel Spur
    • Hip Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Injuries
    • Knee Pain
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • 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
    • Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • 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
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • 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
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Tendon Disorders
    • Tendon Injuries
    • Tendonitis
    • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
    • Tibula and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Disorders
    • Wrist Fracture
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    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

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    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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    • 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
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    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    • MultiPlan
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    • 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)
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    • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
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    Gary McCarthy, MD
    Bluefield Orthopedics
    510 Cherry St Ste 205
    Bluefield, WV 24701
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    (304) 324-2778 (Fax)
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