Patrick McCulloch, MD

John S. Dunn Chair in Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery, Academic Institute
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

Blood Flow Restriction Training for the Shoulder: A Case for Proximal Benefit
Lambert, B, Hedt, C, Daum, J, Taft, C, Chaliki, K, Epner, E & McCulloch, P 2021, , American Journal of Sports Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1177/03635465211017524

Factors affecting orthopedic sports medicine surgeons' online reputation
Heimdal, TR, Gardner, SS, Dhanani, UM, Harris, JD, Liberman, SR & McCulloch, PC 2021, , Orthopedics, vol. 44, no. 2, pp. E281-E286. https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20201210-07

Electromyographic profile of the shoulder during stability exercises with kettlebells
Hedt, C, Lambert, BS, Holland, ML, Daum, J, Randall, J, Lintner, DM & McCulloch, PC 2021, , Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 653-659. https://doi.org/10.1123/JSR.2019-0541

Electromyographic Profile of the Shoulder During Stability Exercises With Kettlebells
Hedt, C, Lambert, BS, Holland, ML, Daum, J, Randall, J, Lintner, DM & McCulloch, PC 2020, , Journal of sport rehabilitation, pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1123/jsr.2019-0541

Factors Affecting Orthopedic Sports Medicine Surgeons' Online Reputation
Heimdal, TR, Gardner, SS, Dhanani, UM, Harris, JD, Liberman, SR & McCulloch, PC 2020, , Orthopedics, pp. 1-6. https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20201210-07

Improving the immunosuppressive potential of articular chondroprogenitors in a three-dimensional culture setting
Bauza, G, Pasto, A, Mcculloch, P, Lintner, D, Brozovich, A, Niclot, FB, Khan, I, Francis, LW, Tasciotti, E & Taraballi, F 2020, , Scientific Reports, vol. 10, no. 1, 16610. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-73188-9

Is the Iliopsoas a Femoral Head Stabilizer? A Systematic Review
Hirase, T, Mallett, J, Barter, LE, Dong, D, McCulloch, PC & Harris, JD 2020, , Arthroscopy, sports medicine, and rehabilitation, vol. 2, no. 6, pp. e847-e853. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asmr.2020.06.006

FOREARM POSITION MATTERS DURING ECCENTRIC SHOULDER EXERCISES: AN EMG RECRUITMENT STUDY WITH IMPLICATIONS FOR REHABILITATION
Hedt, C, Lambert, BS, Daum, J, Pearson, JM & McCulloch, PC 2020, , International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 1110-1118. https://doi.org/10.26603/ijspt20201110

Physiological Parameters of Bone Health in Elite Ballet Dancers
Lambert, BS, Cain, MT, Heimdal, T, Harris, JD, Jotwani, V, Petak, S & McCulloch, P 2020, , Medicine and science in sports and exercise, vol. 52, no. 8, pp. 1668-1678. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000002296

An Injury Prevention Program for Professional Ballet: A Randomized Controlled Investigation
Vera, AM, Barrera, BD, Peterson, LE, Yetter, TR, Dong, D, Delgado, DA, McCulloch, P, Varner, KE & Harris, JD 2020, , Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 8, no. 7. https://doi.org/10.1177/2325967120937643

Distal Biceps Tendon Repair Using a Double Tension Slide Technique
Sochacki, KR, Lawson, ZT, Jack, RA, Dong, D, Robbins, AB, Moreno, MR & McCulloch, PC 2020, , Arthroscopy Techniques, vol. 9, no. 5, pp. e683-e689. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eats.2020.01.023

Progression of Hamate Hook Stress Reactions in Elite Baseball Players
Sochacki, KR, Liberman, SR, Mehlhoff, TL, Jones, JM, Lintner, DM & McCulloch, PC 2020, , Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 8, no. 5. https://doi.org/10.1177/2325967120919389

Performance and Return to Sport After Hip Arthroscopy in the National Basketball Association
Jack, RA, Sochacki, KR, Hirase, T, Vickery, J, McCulloch, P, Lintner, DM & Harris, JD 2020, , Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 473-478. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2019.09.013

High Prevalence of Connective Tissue Gene Variants in Professional Ballet
Vera, AM, Peterson, LE, Dong, D, Haghshenas, V, Yetter, TR, Delgado, DA, McCulloch, P, Varner, KE & Harris, JD 2020, , American Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 48, no. 1, pp. 222-228. https://doi.org/10.1177/0363546519887955

Acute physiologic effects of performing yoga in the heat on energy expenditure, range of motion, and inflammatory biomarkers
Lambert, BS, Miller, KE, Delgado, DA, Chaliki, K, Lee, J, Bauza, G, Taraballi, F, Dong, D, Tasciotti, E, Harris, JD & McCulloch, P 2020, , International Journal of Exercise Science, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 802-817.

Patient-reported outcome score utilisation in arthroscopic hip preservation: We are all doing it differently, if at all
Klavas, DM, Duplantier, N, Gerrie, B, McCulloch, PC, Nho, SJ, Varner, KE & Harris, JD 2020, , Journal of ISAKOS. https://doi.org/10.1136/jisakos-2018-000223

Shear-wave elastography of the ulnar collateral ligament of the elbow in healthy volunteers: a pilot study
Gupta, N, Labis, JS, Harris, JD, Trakhtenbroit, MA, Peterson, LE, Jack, RA & McCulloch, P 2019, , Skeletal Radiology, vol. 48, no. 8, pp. 1241-1249. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00256-019-3162-2

Hamstring Autograft Versus Hybrid Graft in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review of Comparative Studies
Sochacki, KR, McCulloch, PC, Lintner, DM & Harris, JD 2019, , Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, vol. 35, no. 6, pp. 1905-1913. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2018.11.070

Superior Capsular Reconstruction for Massive Rotator Cuff Tear Leads to Significant Improvement in Range of Motion and Clinical Outcomes: A Systematic Review
Sochacki, KR, McCulloch, PC, Lintner, DM & Harris, JD 2019, , Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, vol. 35, no. 4, pp. 1269-1277. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2018.10.129

Performance and Return to Sport After Hip Arthroscopic Surgery in Major League Baseball Players
Jack, RA, Sochacki, KR, Hirase, T, Vickery, J, McCulloch, PC, Lintner, DM & Harris, JD 2019, , Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 7, no. 2. https://doi.org/10.1177/2325967119825835