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

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

Open, Arthroscopic, and Percutaneous Surgical Treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis: A Systematic Review
Burn, MB, Mitchell, RJ, Liberman, SR, Lintner, DM, Harris, JD & McCulloch, PC 2017, Hand, pp. 1558944717701244. DOI: 10.1177/1558944717701244

Performance and Return to Sport After Forearm Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation in National Football League Players
Sochacki, KR, Jack, RA, Hirase, T, McCulloch, PC, Lintner, DM, Liberman, SR & Harris, JD 2017, Hand, pp. 1558944717726137. DOI: 10.1177/1558944717726137

Surgical Management of Simultaneous Anterior Cruciate Ligament and Patellar Tendon Ruptures: A Systematic Review
Meheux, CJ, Jack, RA, McCulloch, PC, Lintner, DM & Harris, JD 2017, The journal of knee surgery. DOI: 10.1055/s-0037-1615814

Performance and Return to Sport After Tommy John Surgery Among Major League Baseball Position Players
Jack, RA, Burn, MB, Sochacki, KR, McCulloch, PC, Lintner, DM & Harris, JD 2018, American Journal of Sports Medicine, pp. 363546518762397. DOI: 10.1177/0363546518762397

Correlation Between Quality of Evidence and Number of Citations in Top 50 Cited Articles on Elbow Medial Ulnar Collateral Ligament Surgery
Jack, RA, Sochacki, KR, Morehouse, HA, McCulloch, PC, Lintner, DM & Harris, JD 2018, Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, vol 6, no. 4. DOI: 10.1177/2325967118768216

Physician Rating Scales Do Not Accurately Rate Physicians
Burn, MB, Lintner, DM, Cosculluela, PE, Varner, KE, Liberman, SR, McCulloch, PC & Harris, JD 2018, Orthopedics, pp. 1-12. DOI: 10.3928/01477447-20180409-06

Trends in the Body Mass Index of Pediatric and Adult Patients Undergoing Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
Burns, EA, Collins, AD, Jack, RA, McCulloch, PC, Lintner, DM & Harris, JD 2018, Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, vol 6, no. 4. DOI: 10.1177/2325967118767398

Blood Flow Restriction Therapy for Stimulating Skeletal Muscle Growth: Practical Considerations for Maximizing Recovery in Clinical Rehabilitation Settings
Lambert, BS, Hedt, C, Moreno, M, Harris, JD & McCulloch, P 2018, Techniques in Orthopaedics. DOI: 10.1097/BTO.0000000000000275

A Biomechanical Comparison of Fifth Metatarsal Jones Fracture Fixation Methods
Duplantier, NL, Mitchell, RJ, Zambrano, S, Stone, AC, Delgado, DA, Lambert, BS, Moreno, MR, Harris, JD, McCulloch, PC, Lintner, DM & Varner, KE 2018, American Journal of Sports Medicine, vol 46, no. 5, pp. 1220-1227. DOI: 10.1177/0363546517753376

Trends in the Body Mass Index of Pediatric and Adult Patients Undergoing Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
Burns, EA, Collins, AD, Jack, RA, McCulloch, PC, Lintner, DM & Harris, JD 2018, Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, vol 6, no. 4, pp. 2325967118767398. DOI: 10.1177/2325967118767398

Performance and Return to Sport After Thumb Ulnar Collateral Ligament Surgery in National Football League Players
Sochacki, KR, Jack, RA, Nauert, R, Liberman, SR, McCulloch, PC, Lintner, DM & Harris, JD 2018, Hand. DOI: 10.1177/1558944718760001

Are Self-Reported Medication Allergies Associated With Worse Hip Outcome Scores Prior to Hip Arthroscopy?
Sochacki, KR, Jack, RA, Bekhradi, A, Delgado, D, McCulloch, PC & Harris, JD 2018, Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. DOI: 10.1016/j.arthro.2018.01.025

Is digital photography an accurate and precise method for measuring range of motion of the shoulder and elbow?
Russo, RR, Burn, MB, Ismaily, SK, Gerrie, BJ, Han, S, Alexander, J, Lenherr, C, Noble, PC, Harris, JD & McCulloch, PC 2018, Journal of Orthopaedic Science, vol 23, no. 2, pp. 310-315. DOI: 10.1016/j.jos.2017.11.016

Does experience matter?: A meta-analysis of physician rating websites of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Jack, RA, Burn, MB, McCulloch, PC, Liberman, SR, Varner, KE & Harris, JD 2017, Musculoskeletal Surgery. DOI: 10.1007/s12306-017-0500-1

The Utilization of Interval Throwing Programs in the Physical Therapy Setting - A Cross-Sectional Survey
Hedt, CA, Holland, SB, Lambert, BS, Harris, JD & McCulloch, PC 2018, Journal of sport rehabilitation, pp. 1-22. DOI: 10.1123/jsr.2017-0237

Performance and Return to Sport After Thumb Ulnar Collateral Ligament Repair in Major League Baseball Players
Jack, RA, Sochacki, KR, Gagliano, B, Lintner, DM, Harris, JD & McCulloch, PC 2018, Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, vol 6, no. 1. DOI: 10.1177/2325967117747268

Response to “Letter Regarding 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 2018, Foot and Ankle International, vol 39, no. 1, pp. 131-132. DOI: 10.1177/1071100717745266

Is There an Association Between Noncontact Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries and Decreased Hip Internal Rotation or Radiographic Femoroacetabular Impingement? A Systematic Review
Boutris, N, Byrne, RA, Delgado, DA, Hewett, TE, McCulloch, PC, Lintner, DM & Harris, JD 2017, Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. DOI: 10.1016/j.arthro.2017.08.302

Comparison of MRI, CT, Dunn 45° and Dunn 90° alpha angle measurements in femoroacetabular impingement
Smith, KM, Gerrie, BJ, McCulloch, PC, Lintner, DM & Harris, JD 2017, Hip international : the journal of clinical and experimental research on hip pathology and therapy, pp. 0. DOI: 10.5301/hipint.5000602

Arthroscopic Debridement for Primary Degenerative Osteoarthritis of the Elbow Leads to Significant Improvement in Range of Motion and Clinical Outcomes: A Systematic Review
Sochacki, KR, Jack, RA, Hirase, T, McCulloch, PC, Lintner, DM, Liberman, SR & Harris, JD 2017, Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, vol 33, no. 12, pp. 2255-2262. DOI: 10.1016/j.arthro.2017.08.247