Patrick McCulloch, MD

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

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

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

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, P, 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

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. 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, P, Lintner, DM & Harris, JD 2019, , Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2018.11.070

Targeting infiltrating immune cells to improve articular cartilage regeneration
Taraballi, F, Bauza, G, Francis, L, Zhang, A, Hopson, M, Shaikh, S, Cabrera, F, Wang, X, Shi, A, Hamilton, DJ, McCulloch, P & Tasciotti, E 2019, . in Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting and Exposition 2019: The Pinnacle of Biomaterials Innovation and Excellence - Transactions of the 42nd Annual Meeting. vol. 40, Society for Biomaterials, 42nd Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting and Exposition 2019: The Pinnacle of Biomaterials Innovation and Excellence, Seattle, United States, 4/3/19.

There is a high return to sport rate but with reduced career lengths after Achilles tendon repair in Major League Soccer players
Sochacki, KR, Jack, RA, Hirase, T, McCulloch, P, Lintner, DM, Varner, KE, Cosculluela, P & Harris, JD 2019, , Journal of ISAKOS, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 15-20. https://doi.org/10.1136/jisakos-2018-000246

Performance and return to sport after femoroacetabular impingement surgery in national football league players
Sochacki, KR, Jack, RA, Hirase, T, Vickery, J, McCulloch, P, Lintner, DM, Echo, A & Harris, JD 2019, , Orthopedics, vol. 42, no. 5, pp. E423-E429. https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20190403-01

Omegawave: An emerging technology and application in professional baseball pitchers
Jack, RA, Lintner, DM, Harris, JD & McCulloch, P 2019, Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, vol. 59, no. 7, pp. 1144-1149. https://doi.org/10.23736/S0022-4707.18.08844-8

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 2018, Hand, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 682-688. DOI: 10.1177/1558944717726137

Physician Rating Scales Do Not Accurately Rate Physicians
Burn, MB, Lintner, DM, Cosculluela, PE, Varner, KE, Liberman, SR, McCulloch, PC & Harris, JD 2018, Orthopedics, vol. 41, no. 4, pp. e445-e456. DOI: 10.3928/01477447-20180409-06

Open, Arthroscopic, and Percutaneous Surgical Treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis: A Systematic Review
Burn, MB, Mitchell, RJ, Liberman, SR, Lintner, DM, Harris, JD & McCulloch, PC 2018, , Hand (New York, N.Y.), vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 264-274. https://doi.org/10.1177/1558944717701244

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/2325967118768216