Dr. Patrick McGahan, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 6 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery.


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(415) 578-1768

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. McGahan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Fracture
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. McGahan treats Fracture more than 75% of his peers

Dr. McGahan treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fracture of Acetabulum
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Fractures of the Periarticular Region
  • Complex Long-Bone Fracture
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Displaced Growth Plate Fracture
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Fracture of Arm (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Fracture of Facial Bone
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Wrist and Fingers)
  • Fracture of Leg Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteoporosis-Like Fracture of the Hip
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Postoperative Hip Fracture
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Simple Fractures
  • Skull Fracture
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stress Fracture
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. McGahan treats Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) more than 68% of his peers

Dr. McGahan treats this condition more than 68% of his peers

Knee Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. McGahan treats Knee Disorders more than 64% of his peers

Dr. McGahan treats this condition more than 64% of his peers

Dr. McGahan's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • 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
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Disorders
  • 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 Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound-Guided Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture

About Me

Care Philosophy

My passion is taking care of my patients. My goal is to provide patient-centered care that allows each patient to return to the level of activity that he or she desires.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2013
San Diego Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Fellowship
Fellowship Hospital
2010
St. Mary's Hospital
Residency Hospital
2007
St. Mary's Hospital
Internship Hospital
2007
Uc Davis Medical School
Medical School
2013
2010
2007
2007

Awards

Dr. McGahan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. McGahan

4.8

Based on 56 reviews

5 Stars
94.64285714285714%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
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Very professional, but also gives patients personal attention.
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Dr. McGahan makes your orthopedic surgical experience the best it can be by providing you with constant support before the operation and afterwards as well. He is always smiling when you come for an appointment, incredibly friendly and approachable, always willing to answer any questions you might have.
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Excellent bedside manner. Appointments are always on time. Takes time to answer questions
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Dr McGahan is my favorite of all the MDs I've ever had. He's helped me through a difficult post-bike accident period with two surgeries, expertise with a wonderful caring attitude, and a great team. I'm very grateful and cannot recommend him highly enough!
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Excellent care and service on all levels. Thank You ! Don De.
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Dr. McGahan is an excellent surgeon and I am so glad I followed his recommendation to get surgery. I was apprehensive of surgery and avoided it for over a year, but now I finally feel like I am on the road to a full recovery. Dr. McGahan is extremely knowledgeable and the surgery went so smoothly.
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He is an excellent doctor. My surgery went well and I am so pleased with the outcome of my knee replacement. He is very professional and compassionate. He listens and explains to you any concerns. He takes care of your medical needs. His staff is very professional, prompt, and courteous. I would recommend this doctor to anyone who needs orthopedic surgery and care.
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Dr. McGahan is incredible Doctor with absolutely amazing hands & knowledge. It is a truly Blessing for me for been operated & treated by Dr. Patrick McGahan. He is a Doctor by God.
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Dr. McGahan gave me all the time I needed to explain my concerns and to ask anything about my knee procedure. I didn't feel rushed at all and that was one of the main reasons I made my decision to go with him. It has been 30 days post surgery and I'm slowly returning to normal with physical therapy.
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Dr. McGahan is very great at what he do and I love the service he is/has provided for me. Thank You
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Dr. McGahan was a great surgeon. He was very responsive and patient with all the questions that I had (first surgery) and took his time to explain what to expect. He spent more time answering my questions and speaking to me than I had expected.
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Friendly chap, outlined options, was responsive to post-surgery questions. Surgery facility was great.
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Dr McGahan asks questions, listens to complaints and concerns and makes great presentations of options/findings. I'm quite comfortable with his knowledge/care/skills. My pain level, for the areas he's been working on, has decreased steadily and is now, even within two weeks of latest surgery, almost non-existent; something I was beginning to think was impossible.
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I’ve had no experience with sports doctors and Dr. McGahan was great. I’m not quite how to describe my situation but I had a tumor in L5 that without his help would have never been diagnosed. He listened to me while other medical practitioners didn’t. Thank you Dr. McGahan
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Responsive, professional care. Explained procedure well after inquiry, staff explained background thoroughly, nursing/support staff on the day of the procedure were patient, thoughtful and kind.
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I would highly recommend Dr. McGahan. He is extremely knowledgeable and very easy to talk to and ask questions. I had a bit of a panic attack before my surgery and Dr. McGahan came in and was very reassuring, and I really appreciated that.
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Dr. McGahan was amazing from start to finish. He treated me for an ACL reconstruction. He took plenty of time to explain everything, even when I some crazy questions I read off the internet. Every step along the way he and his team was there for me and helped me through this.
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He is a godsent. Not an exaggeration. He was the only surgeon who helped me and I visited 3 surgeons. I can't say enough good things about him.
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Dr. McGahan Is a fantastic doctor. He took great care of my Mom. Would highly recommend him
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I was referred to Dr. McGahan because of a rotator cuff injury and from my first interaction with him and his staff i was impressed by their professionalism, attention to detail, and helpfulness. His office is a well run machine and I can honestly say it has been the best experience I have ever had with a doctor and his front office. They are super helpful and responsive; they work expertly with my insurance company and my primary care physician which made things so much easier for me.
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St. Mary's Medical Center

San Francisco, CA