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

Performance and Return to Sport After Achilles Tendon Repair in National Football League Players
Jack, RA, Sochacki, KR, Gardner, SS, McCulloch, PC, Lintner, DM, Cosculluela, PE, Varner, KE & Harris, JD 2017, Foot and Ankle International, vol 38, no. 10, pp. 1092-1099. DOI: 10.1177/1071100717718131

Fluoroscopy Learning Curve in Hip Arthroscopy—A Single Surgeon's Experience
Smith, KM, Duplantier, NL, Crump, KH, Delgado, DA, Sullivan, SL, McCulloch, PC & Harris, JD 2017, Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, vol 33, no. 10, pp. 1804-1809. DOI: 10.1016/j.arthro.2017.03.026

Current evidence advocates use of a new pathologic tibial tubercle–posterior cruciate ligament distance threshold in patients with patellar instability
Boutris, N, Delgado, DA, Labis, JS, McCulloch, PC, Lintner, DM & Harris, JD 2017, Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, pp. 1-10. DOI: 10.1007/s00167-017-4716-2

Performance and return to sport after nonoperative treatment of clavicle fractures in national football league players
Jack, RA, Sochacki, KR, Navarro, SM, McCulloch, PC, Lintner, DM & Harris, JD 2017, Orthopedics, vol 40, no. 5, pp. e836-e843. DOI: 10.3928/01477447-20170719-03

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: 10.3928/01477447-20170327-04

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: 10.1177/2325967117699590

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: 10.3928/01477447-20170327-04

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: 10.1177/2325967117699590

Performance and return to sport after clavicle open reduction and internal fixation in national football league players
Jack, RA, Sochacki, KR, Navarro, SM, McCulloch, PC, Lintner, DM & Harris, JD 2017, Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, vol 5, no. 8, 2325967117720677. DOI: 10.1177/2325967117720677

How Does Level and Type of Experience Affect Measurement of Joint Range of Motion?
Russo, RR, Burn, MB, Ismaily, SK, Gerrie, BJ, Han, S, Alexander, J, Lenherr, C, Noble, PC, Harris, JD & McCulloch, PC 2017, Journal of Surgical Education. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2017.09.009

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: 10.1177/2325967116674441

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: 10.1186/s40634-016-0047-3

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: 10.1177/0363546516671519

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: 10.1016/j.arthro.2017.03.007

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: 10.1016/j.arth.2016.11.019

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: 10.1177/2325967116665580

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: 10.1016/j.arthro.2016.11.020

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: 10.12678/1089-313X.20.1.30

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: 10.1016/j.arthro.2015.08.005

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: 10.12678/1089-313X.20.1.30