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.
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
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA:
Assistant Professor, University of California, Irvine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, CA, 1994–1989
Last Revised: March 15, 2012
Author: Healthwise Staff
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