Dr. Moira McCarthy, MD

Dr. Moira McCarthy, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 36
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Dr. Moira McCarthy, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons in 2008 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read her story

523 E 72nd St

New York, NY 10021

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. McCarthy'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.

Dr. McCarthy's bio

This content was provided by Dr. McCarthy "Dr. Moira M. McCarthy is an Orthopedic Surgeon on the Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service at Hospital for Special Surgery. She is a specialist in the fields of arthroscopic and open knee and shoulder surgery."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

37  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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19  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Princeton U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Hospital For Special Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Hospital For Special Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McCarthy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McCarthy's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. McCarthy to family and friends
15 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. McCarthy'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 (6)

A unique experience. Dr McCarthy was thorough, detailed and explained something twice when she wasn't sure I understood. She did not jump straight into a surgery like the first doctor I saw and she actually looked into my MRI - she didn't just read the MRI report. She explained that my pain does...more
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Very thorough discussion of surgery. Excellent surgical result. I highly recommend her!!
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After 3 visits had to wait 5 days for a return telephone call,,,had to make appt for a phone call!!!!dr did not recommend anti-inflammatory and took some for another ailment and eliminated my pain in my knee.
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Dr. McCarthy is an excellent surgeon who genuinely cares about her patients. I went to her 3 weeks after a traumatic injury to my knee and I had already seen 3 other surgeons. She sat with me for a long time (and through many tears), explained exactly what happened and how we were going to fix it....more
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She was excellent. She made me feel comfortable with the surgery. The surgery experience at HSS was superb as was Dr. McCarthy! I recommend her to everyone.
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