Dr. Gary McCarthy, MD

Orthopedic Surgery •  Male • Age 68
  
Dr. McCarthy
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Gary McCarthy, MD

510 Cherry St Ste 205 Bluefield, WV 24701

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(304) 324-2717

Dr. Gary McCarthy, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Bluefield, WV and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. McCarthy has more experience with Knee/Lower Limbs and Shoulder/Upper Arm than other specialists in his area. He graduated from St Louis University Med Schoo medical school in 1978. He is affiliated with Bluefield Regional Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. McCarthy to book an appointment.


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Dr. McCarthy accepts the following insurance:

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Commercial HMO
Elect Choice
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PHCS Network PPO
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Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Practice Areas

Knee/Lower Limbs

Knee and lower limb surgeons perform procedures such as total knee replacement, partial knee replacement, and tendor repair, to treat conditions including arthritis, ligament tears, or bone fractures.Compare with other Knee/Lower Limbs specialists.

Typically treats 64% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 13 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCarthy treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 93% of their peers

Dr. McCarthy treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Knee Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCarthy treats Knee Disorders more than 92% of their peers

Dr. McCarthy treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Osteoarthritis of Knee
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCarthy treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 86% of their peers

Dr. McCarthy treats this condition more than 86% of their peers

Shoulder/Upper Arm

Shoulder and upper arm conditions include arthritis, bursitis, rotator cuff injuries, and dislocations, with treatment options such as surgery or physical therapy.Compare with other Shoulder/Upper Arm specialists.

Typically treats 56% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Shoulder Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCarthy treats Shoulder Disorders more than 86% of their peers

Dr. McCarthy treats this condition more than 86% of their peers

Rotator Cuff Tear
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCarthy treats Rotator Cuff Tear more than 59% of their peers

Dr. McCarthy treats this condition more than 59% of their peers

Rotator Cuff Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCarthy performs Rotator Cuff Surgery more than 55% of their peers

Dr. McCarthy performs this procedure more than 55% of their peers

Check Dr. McCarthy's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. McCarthy's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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Met with him on May 3 2017 .... wonderful beside mannor had no problem talking with me helping me understand the fracture I have may or may not heal without long term effects told me to give it another another 6 weeks and I like that I'm not big on pain meds and I don't like being cut on unless it's necessary but if ever I brake a leg someone better call this handsome my kinda of guy !!! Heather Hill
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I will never recommend him. He did not do an examination his response was the xrays say it isn't broken lets put a cast on it.
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Kara M in Blue field, wv – Sep 22, 2016
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Was new patient, got cattle hearded thru his office.Actually walked out on me when i was trying to ask questions,and shut door on me. Will not return to a doctor who does not seem to have any care or respect for a patient..
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ray in bluefield ,wv 24701 – Sep 01, 2016
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Dr. McCarthy tries his best to help you and doesn't give up. Besides manner is wonderful and that counts for a lot when you are suffering constantly with pain. He actually listens to you when you say new problems have arisen instead of just brushing you off.
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Brandee Y. Keys in Bland, VA – Jun 15, 2016
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I don't see Dr McCarthy until the 11th for my first round of facet injections. But Cathy has been taking care of me getting everything set up. And she is doing suparts injections in my knee. The receptionist is a Dall baby and Cathy will bend over backwords to help you. I highly recomend bluefield orthopedics!!!!!
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Care Philosophy

As a surgeon I believe that every patient is equally important and deserving of the best care I can provide. I also believe that surgery is not necessarily the best solution for every problem and that all alternatives should be investigated and discu...Read more

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

Education

1984
San Francisco Group Orthopedic Program
Residency Hospital
1980
Highland Alameda County Hospital
Internship Hospital
1978
St Louis University Med Schoo
Medical School
University of California at Berkley
Undergraduate School
On-Going Courses In The Latest Techniques and Treatments

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Gary McCarthy, MD

Bluefield Orthopedics510 Cherry St Ste 205 Bluefield, WV 24701
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Bluefield Regional Medical Center

Bluefield, WV

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average