Dr. L McCarty III, MD

Dr. L McCarty III, MD

Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. L McCarty III, MD is an orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery specialist in Edina, MN and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from University Of Mississippi in 1999 and specializes in orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery, sports medicine, and more.

8100 W 78th St Ste 230

Edina, MN 55439

Contact Information

(952) 946-9777

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
more than 93% of peers

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8  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

2  Board Certifications

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

61  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

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45  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Cartilage Implantation
  • Cartilage Regeneration
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Cartilage Transplant
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Meniscal Allograft Transplant
  • Minimally Invasive Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Mississippi
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Harvard Orthopaedic Residency / Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Harvard Orthopaedic Residency / Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Rush Presbyterian Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Magna Cum Laude (Medical School), 1999
  • Eagle Scout, 1985
  • Magna Cum Laude (Undergraduate), 1993
  • Rhodes Scholar Semi - Finalist, 1992
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1992
  • Ernest W. Goodpasture Award for highest academic average in Pathology, 1998
  • Norman C. Nelson Scholarship: Four - year, full - tuition, merit - based medical school scholarship (4 years), 1995
  • Donald T. imrie Award for most outstanding performance in Orthopaedic Surgery by a senior medical student, 1999
  • J. Robert Snavely Award for most outstanding performance in Internal Medicine by a senior medical student, 1999
  • Phi Kappa Phi: Medical Honor Society, 1998
  • Harvard Medical School Resident Teaching Award, 2004
  • Alpha Omega Alpha: Medical Honor Society, 1999
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McCarty III's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. McCarty III to family and friends
12 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. McCarty III'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 (1)

After a bad experience at Tria, I ended up with Dr. McCarty so he could fix my previous botched surgery. He is the most compassionate surgeon, and isn't an arrogant jerk like so many others. He is exceptional not only with the surgical procedures, but also for continuing care and making sure you're...more
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