Patrick McCulloch, MD

John S. Dunn Chair in Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
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

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

Plantar plating for the treatment of proximal fifth metatarsal fractures in elite athletes
Mitchell, RJ, Duplantier, NL, Delgado, DA, Lambert, BS, McCulloch, PC, Harris, JD & Varner, KE 2017, Orthopedics, vol 40, no. 3, pp. e563-e566. DOI:

Performance and Return to Sport After Sports Hernia Surgery in NFL Players
Jack, RA, Evans, DC, Echo, A, McCulloch, PC, Lintner, DM, Varner, KE & Harris, JD 2017, Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, vol 5, no. 4. DOI:

Plantar Plating for the Treatment of Proximal Fifth Metatarsal Fractures in Elite Athletes
Mitchell, RJ, Duplantier, NL, Delgado, DA, Lambert, BS, McCulloch, PC, Harris, JD & Varner, KE 2017, Orthopedics, vol 40, no. 3, pp. e563-e566. DOI:

Performance and return to sport after sports hernia surgery in NFL players
Jack, RA, Evans, DC, Echo, A, McCulloch, PC, Lintner, DM, Varner, KE & Harris, JD 2017, Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, vol 5, no. 4, 2325967117699590. DOI:

Comparison of Kinematics and Tibiofemoral Contact Pressures for Native and Transplanted Lateral Menisci
McCulloch, PC, Dolce, D, Jones, HL, Gale, A, Hogen, MG, Alder, J, Palmer, JE & Noble, PC 2016, Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, vol 4, no. 12. DOI:

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:

Osteochondral Allograft Donor-Host Matching by the Femoral Condyle Radius of Curvature
Bernstein, DT, ONeill, CA, Kim, RS, Jones, HL, Noble, PC, Harris, JD & McCulloch, PC 2016, American Journal of Sports Medicine, vol 45, no. 2, pp. 403-409. DOI:

Critical Analysis of the Lever Test for Diagnosis of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Insufficiency
Massey, PA, Harris, JD, Winston, LA, Lintner, DM, Delgado, DA & McCulloch, PC 2017, Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. DOI:

Open mHealth Architecture: A Primer for Tomorrow's Orthopedic Surgeon and Introduction to Its Use in Lower Extremity Arthroplasty
Ramkumar, PN, Muschler, GF, Spindler, KP, Harris, JD, McCulloch, PC & Mont, MA 2016, Journal of Arthroplasty. 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:

Brake Reaction Time After Hip Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular Impingement and Labral Tear
Vera, AM, Beauchman, N, McCulloch, PC, Gerrie, BJ, Delgado, DA & Harris, JD 2016, Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. 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. 30-37. 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. 30-37. 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: