Patrick McCulloch, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery, Institute for Academic Medicine
Associate Clinical Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Biography

Dr. McCulloch is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with sub-specialty expertise in sports medicine and arthroscopy. He graduated from Harvard College with Honors. He graduated at the top of his class from the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He returned to Harvard to complete his residency, and then completed a year of fellowship-training in sports medicine and cartilage restoration at Rush Medical Center in Chicago. He was an assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine for three years before joining the Houston Methodist Hospital staff. He is also an assistant professor at Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University.

Description of Research

Dr. McCulloch is engaged in clinical and laboratory research in the field of sports medicine. His interests include articular cartilage injury and repair, ligament and tendon healing and joint stability.

Areas Of Expertise

Articular cartilage Joint injury Ligament healing Knee Shoulder
Education & Training

, Rush University College of Medicine
, Harvard University
, Beth Israel Deaconess Med Ctr-East Campus
, University of California at San Francisco
Publications

Does simulated walking cause gapping of meniscal repairs?
McCulloch, PC, Jones, HL, Hamilton, K, Hogen, MG, Gold, JE & Noble, PC 2016, Journal of surgical orthopaedic advances, vol 3, no. 1, pp. 11. DOI:

Dorsal Defect of the Patella in a Teenage Male Football Player: A Case Report and Differential Diagnosis of Lytic Patellar Lesion
Gerrie, BJ, McCulloch, PC, Labis, JS, Lintner, DM & Harris, JD 2016, Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, vol 4, no. 9. DOI:

Efficacy of Intra-articular Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections in Knee Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review
Meheux, CJ, McCulloch, PC, Lintner, DM, Varner, KE & Harris, JD 2016, Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, vol 32, no. 3, pp. 495-505. DOI:

Injuries in a Professional Ballet Dance Company: A 10-year Retrospective Study
Ramkumar, PN, Farber, J, Arnouk, J, Varner, KE & Mcculloch, PC 2016, Journal of dance medicine & science : official publication of the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science, vol 20, no. 1, pp. 30-7. DOI:

Prevalence of Scapular Dyskinesis in Overhead and Nonoverhead Athletes: A Systematic Review
Burn, MB, McCulloch, PC, Lintner, DM, Liberman, SR & Harris, JD 2016, Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, vol 4, no. 2. DOI:

What Is the Optimal Minimum Penetration Depth for "All-Inside" Meniscal Repairs?
McCulloch, PC, Jones, HL, Lue, J, Parekh, JN & Noble, PC 2016, Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. DOI:

Lower thoracic rib stress fractures in baseball pitchers
Gerrie, BJ, Harris, JD, Lintner, DM & McCulloch, PC 2016, The Physician and sportsmedicine, vol 44, no. 1, pp. 93-96. DOI:

Microinstability of the hip and the splits radiograph
Harris, JD, Gerrie, BJ, Lintner, DM, Varner, KE & McCulloch, PC 2016, Orthopedics, vol 39, no. 1, pp. e169-e175. DOI:

Radiographic Prevalence of Dysplasia, Cam, and Pincer Deformities in Elite Ballet
Harris, JD, Gerrie, BJ, Varner, KE, Lintner, DM & McCulloch, PC 2016, American Journal of Sports Medicine, vol 44, no. 1, pp. 20-27. DOI:

Hip Dislocation or Subluxation After Hip Arthroscopy: A Systematic Review
Duplantier, NL, McCulloch, PC, Nho, SJ, Mather, RC, Lewis, BD & Harris, JD 2015, Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. DOI:

Erratum: Return to play after treatment of superior labral tears in professional baseball players (American Journal of Sports Medicine (2014) 42: 5 (1155-1160) DOI: 10.1177/0363546514528096)
Fedoriw, WW, Ramkumar, P, McCulloch, PC & Lintner, DM 2015, American Journal of Sports Medicine, vol 43, no. 12, pp. NP46. DOI:

Incidence and Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Injury in Ballet: A Systematic Review
Smith, PJ, Gerrie, BJ, Varner, KE, McCulloch, PC, Lintner, DM & Harris, JD 2015, Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, vol 3, no. 7. DOI:

Radiographic Evidence of Hip Microinstability in Elite Ballet
Mitchell, RJ, Gerrie, BJ, McCulloch, PC, Murphy, AJ, Varner, KE, Lintner, DM & Harris, JD 2015, Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. DOI:

Osteochondral allograft transplantation: The rationale and basic science
McCulloch, PC & Görtz, S 2014, . in Developing Insights in Cartilage Repair. vol. 9781447153856, Springer-Verlag London Ltd, pp. 131-147. DOI:

Return to play after treatment of superior labral tears in professional baseball players
Fedoriw, WW, Ramkumar, P, McCulloch, PC & Lintner, DM 2014, American Journal of Sports Medicine, vol 42, no. 5, pp. 1155-1160. DOI:

Strain within the native and reconstructed MPFL during knee flexion.
McCulloch, PC, Bott, A, Ramkumar, PN, Suarez, A, Isamaily, SK, Daylamani, D & Noble, PC 2014, The journal of knee surgery, vol 27, no. 2, pp. 125-131. DOI:

Treatment of anterior cruciate ligament injuries by major league soccer team physicians
Farber, J, Harris, JD, Kolstad, K & McCulloch, PC 2014, Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, vol 2, no. 11, pp. 1-7. DOI:

Asymmetric hip rotation in professional baseball pitchers
McCulloch, PC, Patel, JK, Ramkumar, PN, Noble, PC & Lintner, DM 2014, Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, vol 2, no. 2. DOI:

Operatively treated type IV tibial tubercle apophyseal fractures
Pace, JL, McCulloch, PC, Momoh, EO, Nasreddine, AY & Kocher, MS 2013, Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, vol 33, no. 8, pp. 791-796. DOI:

The effect of progressive degrees of medial meniscal loss on stability after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
McCulloch, PC, Shybut, TB, Isamaily, SK, Durrani, S, Gold, JE, Noble, PC & Lintner, DM 2013, The journal of knee surgery, vol 26, no. 5, pp. 363-369.