Dr. Kevin McCarthy, MD

Dr. Kevin McCarthy, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 45
(54)
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Dr. Kevin McCarthy, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

7301 Hennessy Blvd # 200

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • PPO Plus
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. McCarthy "We offer the patient conveniences of office visits, surgery center and rehabilitation in one location. Treatment options include advanced physical therapy, medical treatments, pain management injections, and minimally-invasive spine procedures."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • 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 Cord Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Endoscopy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Percutaneous Procedures
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Michigan State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Tulane Department Of Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Tulane Department Of Orthopaedics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Dr. Randy Betz and Dr. David Clements
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Golden Key National Honor Society, 1991
  • Phi Beta Delta International Scholar, 1994
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 1992
  • William F. Sherman Award - Presented to the second year resident who best exemplifies leadership, intelligence and devotion, 2001
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society, 1994
  • Rockwood and Green Award - Presented annually to the second year resident with the highest cumulative score from weekly tests, 2001
  • Towerguard- top 2% of freshman class at Michigan State University, by invitation only, 1991
  • Irene C. Thibodeaux Award - Presented to the resident who best exemplifies leadership, intelligence, compassion & commitment, 2004
Media & Publications
  • Endoscopic and Mini-Open Techniques for the Treatment of Idiopathic Scoliosis, 2007
  • Patella Resurfacing in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Prospective Randomized Double Blind Study with Ten Year Questionnaire Follow-up, 2007
  • Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma in Children, 2007
  • Irradiation of the Tumor Bed Alone After Lumpectomy in Selected Patients with Early Stage Breast Cancer Treated with Breast Conserving Therapy, 1999
  • The Fusion Rate of Calcium Sulfate with Local Autograft Bone Compared with Autologous Iliac Bone Graft for Instrumented Short Segmented Spinal Fusion, 2005

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McCarthy's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McCarthy to family and friends
3.3
based on 54 total reviews (17 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (54)

  • 5
    (29)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (20)

Dr. McCarthy's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (17)

Dr mccarthy is an excellent surgeon who cares about his patients and treats them with the utmost regard and attention. Best in Baton Rouge!
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Dr. McCarthy is a great doctor. Very passionate and experienced. He explained, in detail, what I needed to expect and was very honest about my prognosis. His confidence made me feel at ease! He has a great team and I am very happy I chose him as my doctor! Highly recommended!
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in Baton Rouge
Dr. McCarthy is wonderful! He is clearly passionate about what he does and I would recommend him to anyone I know. He answered all my questions and was very confident and reassuring, which made me feel more comfortable. His staff is great as well. I am so thankful I chose him. His care and years...more
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in Weiner
Doctor McCarthy is a wonderful physician. He spent a lot of time listening to my concerns and discussed my symptoms and treatments prior. I have had back pain for many years and have seen many doctors. None of them have relieved my symptoms or seemed to even care. Dr. McCarthy diagnosed the problem...more
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in Baton Rouuge, LA
I feel fortunate to have Dr. McCarthy as my doctor. He is focused, knowledgable, skilled, confident and respectful. After two cortisone injections and nerve medication that did not last I chose to have ACDF surgery. This was a process of learning and accepting what was and what could be with...more
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