Dr. Kathleen McHale, MD

Dr. Kathleen McHale, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
(50)
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Dr. Kathleen McHale, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Fairfax, VA. She graduated from Medical College Of Pennsylvania and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

8501 Arlington Blvd Ste 400

Fairfax, VA 22031

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. McHale performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
normal
more than 72% of peers
Hand Fracture
normal
more than 72% of peers
Hand Conditions
normal
more than 44% of peers

Dr. McHale's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

40  Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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18  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Medical College Of Pennsylvania
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Georgetown University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Geo Wash University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Georgetown University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Chldns Hospital National Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McHale has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McHale's Reviews

2.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. McHale to family and friends
50 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (50)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (4)
  • 2
    (6)
  • 1
    (25)

Dr. McHale's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Extremely disappointed in Dr. McHale's office. My son had an appointment with her 5/2018, at which time she prescribed MRI and made a follow-up appt to review MRI results. I took off work, took my son out of school, and battled rush-hour traffic for the follow-up appointment, only to learn 5 mins...more
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Extremely knowledgable and professional. Yes, there is typically a long wait time...but in my opinion, waiting an hour for my child to have the very best care is worth it. She is direct and to the point, which is refreshing. We have been seeing her for over 5 years with our children who were...more
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She always and I mean ALWAYS runs late. Even when I make it so I'm the first patient of the day... 30 minutes late! She misdiagnosed my daughter twice. It was as if she was just grabbing at straws instead of telling us upfront, she didn't know what was the problem. We wasted so much time and...more
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