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    Patrick J. McMahon, MD - Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

    Patrick J. McMahon, MD - Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

    Dr. Patrick McMahon reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. McMahon provides comprehensive care for shoulder and elbow problems and treatment for basic knee injuries. He founded McMahon Orthopedics and Rehabilitation (MORe) in 2006 after serving 12 years in academic medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and the University of California, Irvine, where he was Director of Sports Medicine. Dr. McMahon has authored more than 100 publications and has been a speaker at numerous international, national, and regional meetings. He was awarded membership in Society of American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and of the Orthopaedic Research Society. He continues his research into improvements in treating shoulder instability and rotator cuff tears.

    Education and Training

    MD: Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 1987

    Internship in General Surgery: New York University, New York, NY, 1987-1988

    Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 1988-1992

    Residency and Research Fellowship in Medicine: Musculoskeletal Research Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 1991-1992

    Fellowship in Sports Medicine: Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, Inglewood, CA, 1993-1994


    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

    Academic Appointments

    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA:

    • Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2000-present
    • Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering, 2000-present

    Assistant Professor, University of California, Irvine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, CA, 1994-1989

    Financial Disclosure

    The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.

    This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

    Current as of: January 10, 2014

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