Dr. Francis McGuigan, MD

Dr. Francis McGuigan, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(118)
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Dr. Francis McGuigan, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Washington, DC. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 24 years.Read his story

3800 Reservoir Rd NW Fl 1

Washington, DC 20007

Contact Information

(855) 463-3316

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Knee Sprain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Achilles Tendinitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. McGuigan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. McGuigan "Dr. Francis Xavier McGuigan joined the Orthopedic Department of Georgetown University in September 2006. Dr. McGuigan is a Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, and excels in academic and clinical practice with expertise in the treatment of knee, foot and ankle disorders. He also serves as the assistant residency director. He is a clinical staff member at the National Institute of Health. He is the author of over twenty peer reviewed journal articles and has been a peer reviewer for three orthopedic publications. Dr. Mcguigan was Phi Beta Kappa and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Virginia. He graduated from Georgetown Medical School and completed his orthopedic training at Oakland Naval Hospital. Following orthopedic residency training he completed fellowships in total joint replacement surgery at Thomas Jefferson University and foot and ankle surgery at Union Memorial Hospital. He served as Department Chairman at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD and Orthopedic Consultant to the White House and Pentagon. Recently he served as the Orthopedic Research Director at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Washington, DC. The final three years of his naval career involved the advanced trauma care and limb salvage of United States Marines injured in Iraq and Afghanistan."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Spur
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lupus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot

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Procedures

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of Virginia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Oakland Naval Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Oakland Naval Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Union Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McGuigan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McGuigan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McGuigan to family and friends
4.5
based on 118 total reviews (36 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (118)

  • 5
    (102)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. McGuigan's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (36)

in Washington, DC |
I am extremely pleased with the outcome of my left bunionectomy. The process from beginning to the final follow-up appointment was smooth and efficient, and the office staff worked with my schedule. Dr. McGuigan explained the process and answered all of my questions quite satisfactorily. He ...more
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I'm so glad I was referred to Dr. McGuigan for my bunion surgeries. He explained every step of the process both pre- and post-surgery. Dr. McGuigan was professional and compassionate with a wonderful bed side manner. I felt like I was in good hands with him directing my care and healing.
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Arlington, VA |
I have a rare connective tissue disorder that makes surgery difficult. Dr. McGuigan did a wonderful job reconstructing my ankle. It has healed wonderfully with no problems. Not only is he a knowledgeable doctor, he is very nice and articulate.
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Washington, DC |
I went to Dr. McGuigan for a knee arthroscopy and I could not have had a better experience. He was thorough, patient, and explained everything at every clinic visit. His approach was conservative and well thought out, and I truly think he made the best decisions for my knee. He did a phenomenal job...more
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in Leonardtown, MD |
Dr. McGuigan is a very talented surgeon. He is also very down to earth and kind. I suffered a serious lisfranc injury resulting in plates and screws to put my foot back together. He answered all my questions, my appointments were always on time and his staff always polite. I am extremely...more
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  • Aetna
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    KeyCare PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
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  • Cigna
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    Cigna PPO
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  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Hospitals where Dr. McGuigan has admitting privileges

Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
3800 Reservoir Rd NW
Washington, DC 20007
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