Eric McCarty, MD
Professor, Orthopedics

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (1993)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of Colorado - Boulder (CO) (1988)
Internship:
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center Program (1994)
Residency:
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center Program, Orthopedics (1998)
Fellowships:
  • Hospital for Special Surgery Program, Orthopedic Sports Medicine (1999)
Languages: English
Department: Orthopedics

Professional Titles

  • Professor, Orthopedics
  • Chief of Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery
  • Head Team Physician, University of Colorado
  • Head Orthopedic Team Physician, University of Denver
  • Medical Director and Head Team Physician, Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club

Recognition & Awards

  • Top Doctor in Denver, 5280 Magazine (2018)
    Voted a 5280 best doctor by my peers in response to the question, "Which physician would you trust to treat you and your family?"

Research Interests

Our group participates in a wide variety of clinical research studying areas including but not limited to: function and health related quality of life after treatment of sports medicine injuries. We also perform outcome analysis for different surgical devices and techniques in order to provide our patients with the most innovative orthopaedic treatments available.

Publications

  • Belk JW, McCarty E. Editorial Commentary: Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation Versus Microfracture for Knee Articular Cartilage Repair: We Should Focus on the Latest Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation Techniques. Arthroscopy. 2020 Jan;36(1):304-306. PubMed PMID: 31864591
  • McCarty EC. Editorial Commentary: How to Treat the Overweight Pediatric Patient. Arthroscopy. 2019 Jan;35(1):136-137. PubMed PMID: 30611341
  • Hellwinkel JE, McCarty EC, Khodaee M. Sports-related sternoclavicular joint injuries. Phys Sportsmed. 2019 Jan 15;:1-9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30644802
  • Moeller EA, Houck DA, McCarty EC, Seidl AJ, Bravman JT, Vidal AF, Frank RM. Outcomes of Arthroscopic Posterior Shoulder Stabilization in the Beach-Chair Versus Lateral Decubitus Position: A Systematic Review. Orthop J Sports Med. 2019 Jan;7(1):2325967118822452. PubMed PMID: 30719483
  • Belk JW, Kraeutler MJ, Houck DA, McCarty EC. Knee Osteoarthritis After Single-Bundle Versus Double-Bundle Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials. Arthroscopy. 2019 Feb 4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30733027
  • Houck DA, Belk JW, Vidal AF, McCarty EC, Bravman JT, Seidl AJ, Frank RM. Outcomes of Arthroscopic Capsular Release in the Beach-Chair Versus Lateral Decubitus Position: A Systematic Review. Orthop J Sports Med. 2019 Dec;7(12):2325967119888173. PubMed PMID: 31903397
  • Thon SG, Seidl AJ, Bravman JT, McCarty EC, Savoie FH 3rd, Frank RM. Advances and Update on Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2019 Dec 28. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31884675
  • Ramkumar PN, Tariq MB, Amendola A, Andrish JT, Brophy RH, Dunn WR, Flanigan DC, Huston LJ, Jones MH, Kaeding CC, Kattan MW, Marx RG, Matava MJ, McCarty EC, Parker RD, Vidal AF, Wolcott ML, Wolf BR, Wright RW, Spindler KP. Risk Factors for Loss to Follow-up in 3202 Patients at 2 Years After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Implications for Identifying Health Disparities in the MOON Prospective Cohort Study. Am J Sports Med. 2019 Nov;47(13):3173-3180. PubMed PMID: 31589465
  • Smith JH, Houck DA, Kraeutler MJ, McCarty EC, Frank RM, Vidal AF. "Doctor, What Happens After My Meniscectomy?". J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2019 Nov 6;101(21):1965-1973. PubMed PMID: 31567671
  • Houck DA, Kraeutler MJ, Belk JW, McCarty EC, Bravman JT. Evaluation of information available on the internet regarding reverse total shoulder arthroplasty. Shoulder Elbow. 2019 Jul;11(2 Suppl):29-34. PubMed PMID: 31447942
  • Westermann RW, Marx RG, Spindler KP, Huston LJ, Amendola A, Andrish JT, Brophy RH, Dunn WR, Flanigan DC, Jones MH, Kaeding CC, Matava MJ, McCarty EC, Parker RD, Reinke EK, Vidal AF, Wolcott ML, Wolf BR. No Difference Between Posterolateral Corner Repair and Reconstruction With Concurrent ACL Surgery: Results From a Prospective Multicenter Cohort. Orthop J Sports Med. 2019 Jul;7(7):2325967119861062. PubMed PMID: 31431898
  • McCarthy MM, Bihl JH, Frank RM, Salem HS, McCarty EC, Comstock RD. Epidemiology of Clavicle Fractures Among US High School Athletes, 2008-2009 Through 2016-2017. Orthop J Sports Med. 2019 Jul;7(7):2325967119861812. PubMed PMID: 31384623
  • Houck DA, Kraeutler MJ, McCarty EC, Bravman JT. Systematic Review of Fixed- Versus Adjustable-Loop Femoral Cortical Suspension Devices for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Response. Orthop J Sports Med. 2019 May;7(5):2325967119843505. PubMed PMID: 31334705
  • Wright RW, Huston LJ, Haas AK, Allen CR, Anderson AF, Cooper DE, DeBerardino TM, Dunn WR, Lantz BBA, Mann B, Spindler KP, Stuart MJ, Nwosu SK, Albright JP, Amendola AN, Andrish JT, Annunziata CC, Arciero RA, Bach BR Jr, Baker CL 3rd, Bartolozzi AR, Baumgarten KM, Bechler JR, Berg JH, Bernas GA, Brockmeier SF, Brophy RH, Bush-Joseph CA, Brad Butler V J, Campbell JD, Carey JL, Carpenter JE, Cole BJ, Cooper JM, Cox CL, Creighton RA, Dahm DL, David TS, Flanigan DC, Frederick RW, Ganley TJ, Garofoli EA, Gatt CJ Jr, Gecha SR, Giffin JR, Hame SL, Hannafin JA, Harner CD, Harris NL Jr, Hechtman KS, Hershman EB, Hoellrich RG, Hosea TM, Johnson DC, Johnson TS, Jones MH, Kaeding CC, Kamath GV, Klootwyk TE, Levy BA, Ma CB, Maiers GP 2nd, Marx RG, Matava MJ, Mathien GM, McAllister DR, McCarty EC, McCormack RG, Miller BS, Nissen CW, O'Neill DF, Owens BD, Parker RD, Purnell ML, Ramappa AJ, Rauh MA, Rettig AC, Sekiya JK, Shea KG, Sherman OH, Slauterbeck JR, Smith MV, Spang JT, Svoboda LSJ, Taft TN, Tenuta JJ, Tingstad EM, Vidal AF, Viskontas DG, White RA, Williams JS Jr, Wolcott ML, Wolf BR, York JJ. Predictors of Patient-Reported Outcomes at 2 Years After Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Am J Sports Med. 2019 Aug;47(10):2394-2401. PubMed PMID: 31318611
  • Belk JW, Kraeutler MJ, Mei-Dan O, Houck DA, McCarty EC, Mulcahey MK. Return to Sport After Proximal Hamstring Tendon Repair: A Systematic Review. Orthop J Sports Med. 2019 Jun;7(6):2325967119853218. PubMed PMID: 31259189
  • Bigouette JP, Owen EC, Lantz BBA, Hoellrich RG, Huston LJ, Haas AK, Allen CR, Anderson AF, Cooper DE, DeBerardino TM, Dunn WR, Mann B, Spindler KP, Stuart MJ, Wright RW, Albright JP, Amendola AN, Andrish JT, Annunziata CC, Arciero RA, Bach BR Jr, Baker CL 3rd, Bartolozzi AR, Baumgarten KM, Bechler JR, Berg JH, Bernas GA, Brockmeier SF, Brophy RH, Bush-Joseph CA, Butler JB, Campbell JD, Carey JL, Carpenter JE, Cole BJ, Cooper JM, Cox CL, Creighton RA, Dahm DL, David TS, Flanigan DC, Frederick RW, Ganley TJ, Garofoli EA, Gatt CJ Jr, Gecha SR, Giffin JR, Hame SL, Hannafin JA, Harner CD, Harris NL Jr, Hechtman KS, Hershman EB, Hosea TM, Johnson DC, Johnson TS, Jones MH, Kaeding CC, Kamath GV, Klootwyk TE, Levy BA, Ma CB, Maiers GP 2nd, Marx RG, Matava MJ, Mathien GM, McAllister DR, McCarty EC, McCormack RG, Miller BS, Nissen CW, O'Neill DF, Owens BD, Parker RD, Purnell ML, Ramappa AJ, Rauh MA, Rettig AC, Sekiya JK, Shea KG, Sherman OH, Slauterbeck JR, Smith MV, Spang JT, Svoboda SJ LTC, Taft TN, Tenuta JJ, Tingstad EM, Vidal AF, Viskontas DG, White RA, Williams JS Jr, Wolcott ML, Wolf BR, York JJ. Relationship Between Sports Participation After Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction and 2-Year Patient-Reported Outcome Measures. Am J Sports Med. 2019 Jul;47(9):2056-2066. PubMed PMID: 31225999
  • Salem HS, Axibal DP, Wolcott ML, Vidal AF, McCarty EC, Bravman JT, Frank RM. Two-Stage Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review of Bone Graft Options for Tunnel Augmentation. Am J Sports Med. 2019 May 22;:363546519841583. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31116949
  • Trinh TQ, Naimark MB, Bedi A, Carpenter JE, Robbins CB, Grant JA, Miller BS, Ortiz S, Bollier MJ, Kuhn JE, Cox CL, Ma CB, Feeley BT, Zhang AL, McCarty EC, Bravman JT, Bishop JY, Jones GL, Brophy RH, Wright RW, Smith MV, Marx RG, Baumgarten KM, Wolf BR, Hettrich CM, Miller BS. Clinical Outcomes After Anterior Shoulder Stabilization in Overhead Athletes: An Analysis of the MOON Shoulder Instability Consortium. Am J Sports Med. 2019 May;47(6):1404-1410. PubMed PMID: 31042440
  • Houck DA, Kraeutler MJ, Thornton LB, McCarty EC, Bravman JT. Treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis With Autologous Blood, Platelet-Rich Plasma, or Corticosteroid Injections: A Systematic Review of Overlapping Meta-analyses. Orthop J Sports Med. 2019 Mar;7(3):2325967119831052. PubMed PMID: 30899764
  • Smith JH, Houck DA, Hart JA, Vidal AF, Frank RM, Bravman JT, McCarty EC. Five-Strand Hamstring Autografts for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review. Orthop J Sports Med. 2019 Feb;7(2):2325967119826094. PubMed PMID: 30828581
  • Houck DA, Kraeutler MJ, McCarty EC, Frank RM, Bravman JT. "Doctor, What Happens After My Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction?". J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2019 Feb 20;101(4):372-379. PubMed PMID: 30801380
  • Belk JW, Kraeutler MJ, Houck DA, McCarty EC. Knee Osteoarthritis After Single-Bundle Versus Double-Bundle Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials. Arthroscopy. 2019 Mar;35(3):996-1003. PubMed PMID: 30733027
  • Moeller EA, Houck DA, McCarty EC, Seidl AJ, Bravman JT, Vidal AF, Frank RM. Outcomes of Arthroscopic Posterior Shoulder Stabilization in the Beach-Chair Versus Lateral Decubitus Position: A Systematic Review. Orthop J Sports Med. 2019 Jan;7(1):2325967118822452. PubMed PMID: 30719483
  • Hellwinkel JE, McCarty EC, Khodaee M. Sports-related sternoclavicular joint injuries. Phys Sportsmed. 2019 Sep;47(3):253-261. PubMed PMID: 30644802
  • McCarty EC. Editorial Commentary: How to Treat the Overweight Pediatric Patient. Arthroscopy. 2019 Jan;35(1):136-137. PubMed PMID: 30611341
  • Kraeutler MJ, Houck DA, Carver TJ, Bravman JT, Vidal AF, McCarty EC. Demographics and Clinical Outcomes of Patients Undergoing Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with a Planned or Unplanned Hybrid Graft. J Knee Surg. 2019 Nov;32(11):1133-1137. PubMed PMID: 30449020
  • Welton KL, Kraeutler MJ, Pierpoint LA, Bartley JH, McCarty EC, Comstock RD. Injury Recurrence Among High School Athletes in the United States: A Decade of Patterns and Trends, 2005-2006 Through 2015-2016. Orthop J Sports Med. 2018 Jan;6(1):2325967117745788. PubMed PMID: 29318177
  • Carver TJ, Schrock JB, Kraeutler MJ, McCarty EC. The Evolving Treatment Patterns of NCAA Division I Football Players by Orthopaedic Team Physicians Over the Past Decade, 2008-2016. Sports Health. 2018 Jan 1;:1941738117745488. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29298161
  • Kraeutler MJ, Kim SH, Brown CC, Houck DA, Domby BC, Reynolds KA, McCarty EC. Clinical Outcomes Following Primary Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Hamstring Autograft versus Planned Hybrid Graft. J Knee Surg. 2018 Jan 2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29294500
  • Kraeutler MJ, Currie DW, Kerr ZY, Roos KG, McCarty EC, Comstock RD. Epidemiology of Shoulder Dislocations in High School and Collegiate Athletics in the United States: 2004/2005 Through 2013/2014. Sports Health. 2018 Jan Feb;10(1):85-91. PubMed PMID: 28556681
  • Kraeutler MJ, Belk JW, Purcell JM, McCarty EC. Microfracture Versus Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation for Articular Cartilage Lesions in the Knee: A Systematic Review of 5-Year Outcomes. Am J Sports Med. 2018 Mar;46(4):995-999. PubMed PMID: 28423287
  • Kraeutler MJ, Welton KL, Chahla J, LaPrade RF, McCarty EC. Current Concepts of the Anterolateral Ligament of the Knee: Anatomy, Biomechanics, and Reconstruction. Am J Sports Med. 2018 Apr;46(5):1235-1242. PubMed PMID: 28426251
  • Kraeutler MJ, Currie DW, Kerr ZY, Roos KG, McCarty EC, Comstock RD. Epidemiology of Shoulder Dislocations in High School and Collegiate Athletics in the United States: 2004/2005 Through 2013/2014. Sports Health. 2018 Jan Feb;10(1):85-91. PubMed PMID: 28556681
  • Houck DA, Kraeutler MJ, Vidal AF, McCarty EC, Bravman JT, Wolcott ML. Variance in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Graft Selection based on Patient Demographics and Location within the Multicenter Orthopaedic Outcomes Network Cohort. J Knee Surg. 2018 May;31(5):472-478. PubMed PMID: 28701007
  • Kraeutler MJ, Carver TJ, Belk JW, McCarty EC. What is the Value of a National Football League Draft Pick? An Analysis Based on Changes Made in the Collective Bargaining Agreement. J Strength Cond Res. 2018 Jun;32(6):1656-1661. PubMed PMID: 28872485
  • Belk JW, Kraeutler MJ, Purcell JM, McCarty EC. Autograft Versus Allograft for Posterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Am J Sports Med. 2018 Jun;46(7):1752-1757. PubMed PMID: 28636429
  • Pytiak AV, Kraeutler MJ, Currie DW, McCarty EC, Comstock RD. An Epidemiological Comparison of Elbow Injuries Among United States High School Baseball and Softball Players, 2005-2006 Through 2014-2015. Sports Health. 2018 Mar Apr;10(2):119-124. PubMed PMID: 29068752
  • Magnussen RA, Borchers JR, Pedroza AD, Huston LJ, Haas AK, Spindler KP, Wright RW, Kaeding CC, Allen CR, Anderson AF, Cooper DE, DeBerardino TM, Dunn WR, Lantz BA, Mann B, Stuart MJ, Albright JP, Amendola A, Andrish JT, Annunziata CC, Arciero RA, Bach BR Jr, Baker CL 3rd, Bartolozzi AR, Baumgarten KM, Bechler JR, Berg JH, Bernas GA, Brockmeier SF, Brophy RH, Bush-Joseph CA, Butler JB 5th, Campbell JD, Carey JL, Carpenter JE, Cole BJ, Cooper JM, Cox CL, Creighton RA, Dahm DL, David TS, Flanigan DC, Frederick RW, Ganley TJ, Garofoli EA, Gatt CJ Jr, Gecha SR, Giffin JR, Hame SL, Hannafin JA, Harner CD, Harris NL Jr, Hechtman KS, Hershman EB, Hoellrich RG, Hosea TM, Johnson DC, Johnson TS, Jones MH, Kamath GV, Klootwyk TE, Levy BA, Ma CB, Maiers GP 2nd, Marx RG, Matava MJ, Mathien GM, McAllister DR, McCarty EC, McCormack RG, Miller BS, Nissen CW, O'Neill DF, Owens BD, Parker RD, Purnell ML, Ramappa AJ, Rauh MA, Rettig AC, Sekiya JK, Shea KG, Sherman OH, Slauterbeck JR, Smith MV, Spang JT, Svoboda SJ, Taft TN, Tenuta JJ, Tingstad EM, Vidal AF, Viskontas DG, White RA, Williams JS Jr, Wolcott ML, Wolf BR, York JJ. Risk Factors and Predictors of Significant Chondral Surface Change From Primary to Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A MOON and MARS Cohort Study. Am J Sports Med. 2018 Mar;46(3):557-564. PubMed PMID: 29244532
  • Welton KL, Kraeutler MJ, McCarty EC, Vidal AF, Bravman JT. Current pain prescribing habits for common shoulder operations: a survey of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons membership. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2018 Jun;27(6S):S76-S81. PubMed PMID: 29249547
  • Baweja R, Kraeutler MJ, McCarty EC. An In-Depth Analysis of Publication Characteristics of Podium Presentations at the Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meetings, 2011-2014. Arthroscopy. 2018 Mar;34(3):884-888. PubMed PMID: 29249588
  • Kraeutler MJ, Kim SH, Brown CC, Houck DA, Domby BC, Reynolds KA, McCarty EC. Clinical Outcomes Following Primary Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with Hamstring Autograft versus Planned Hybrid Graft. J Knee Surg. 2018 Oct;31(9):827-833. PubMed PMID: 29294500
  • Carver TJ, Schrock JB, Kraeutler MJ, McCarty EC. The Evolving Treatment Patterns of NCAA Division I Football Players by Orthopaedic Team Physicians Over the Past Decade, 2008-2016. Sports Health. 2018 May Jun;10(3):234-243. PubMed PMID: 29298161
  • Welton KL, Kraeutler MJ, Pierpoint LA, Bartley JH, McCarty EC, Comstock RD. Injury Recurrence Among High School Athletes in the United States: A Decade of Patterns and Trends, 2005-2006 Through 2015-2016. Orthop J Sports Med. 2018 Jan;6(1):2325967117745788. PubMed PMID: 29318177
  • Houck DA, Kraeutler MJ, Belk JW, McCarty EC, Bravman JT. Similar clinical outcomes following collagen or polyurethane meniscal scaffold implantation: a systematic review. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2018 Aug;26(8):2259-2269. PubMed PMID: 29340746
  • Belk JW, Kraeutler MJ, Carver TJ, McCarty EC. Knee Osteoarthritis After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Versus Hamstring Tendon Autograft: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials. Arthroscopy. 2018 Apr;34(4):1358-1365. PubMed PMID: 29366740
  • Schrock JB, Carver TJ, Kraeutler MJ, McCarty EC. Evolving Treatment Patterns of NFL Players by Orthopaedic Team Physicians Over the Past Decade, 2008-2016. Sports Health. 2018 Sep Oct;10(5):453-461. PubMed PMID: 29469658
  • Stahel PF, Wang P, Hutfless S, McCarty E, Mehler PS, Osgood GM, Makary MA. Surgeon Practice Patterns of Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy for Degenerative Disease in the United States: A Measure of Low-Value Care. JAMA Surg. 2018 May 1;153(5):494-496. PubMed PMID: 29490362
  • Kraeutler MJ, McCarty EC, Belk JW, Wolf BR, Hettrich CM, Ortiz SF, Bravman JT, Baumgarten KM, Bishop JY, Bollier MJ, Brophy RH, Carey JL, Carpenter JE, Cox CL, Feeley BT, Grant JA, Jones GL, Kuhn JE, Kelly JD, Ma CB, Marx RG, Miller BS, Sennett BJ, Smith MV, Wright RW, Zhang AL. Descriptive Epidemiology of the MOON Shoulder Instability Cohort. Am J Sports Med. 2018 Apr;46(5):1064-1069. PubMed PMID: 29505730
  • Welton KL, Logterman S, Bartley JH, Vidal AF, McCarty EC. Knee Cartilage Repair and Restoration: Common Problems and Solutions. Clin Sports Med. 2018 Apr;37(2):307-330. PubMed PMID: 29525030
  • Spindler KP, Huston LJ, Chagin KM, Kattan MW, Reinke EK, Amendola A, Andrish JT, Brophy RH, Cox CL, Dunn WR, Flanigan DC, Jones MH, Kaeding CC, Magnussen RA, Marx RG, Matava MJ, McCarty EC, Parker RD, Pedroza AD, Vidal AF, Wolcott ML, Wolf BR, Wright RW. Ten-Year Outcomes and Risk Factors After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A MOON Longitudinal Prospective Cohort Study. Am J Sports Med. 2018 Mar;46(4):815-825. PubMed PMID: 29543512
  • Belk JW, Kraeutler MJ, Marshall HA, Goodrich JA, McCarty EC. Quadriceps Tendon Autograft for Primary Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review of Comparative Studies With Minimum 2-Year Follow-Up. Arthroscopy. 2018 May;34(5):1699-1707. PubMed PMID: 29628379
  • Kraeutler MJ, Aberle NS, Brown CC, Ptasinski JJ, McCarty EC. Clinical Outcomes and Return to Sport After Arthroscopic Anterior, Posterior, and Combined Shoulder Stabilization. Orthop J Sports Med. 2018 Apr;6(4):2325967118763754. PubMed PMID: 29637085
  • Kraeutler MJ, Belk JW, Carver TJ, McCarty EC. Is Delayed Weightbearing After Matrix-Associated Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation in the Knee Associated With Better Outcomes? A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials. Orthop J Sports Med. 2018 May;6(5):2325967118770986. PubMed PMID: 29770344
  • Mulcahey MK, Hayes MK, Smith CM, Kraeutler MJ, Trojan JD, McCarty EC. Outcomes in the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Match, 2010-2017. Orthop J Sports Med. 2018 May;6(5):2325967118771845. PubMed PMID: 29796398
  • Cooper DE, Dunn WR, Huston LJ, Haas AK, Spindler KP, Allen CR, Anderson AF, DeBerardino TM, Lantz BBA, Mann B, Stuart MJ, Albright JP, Amendola AN, Andrish JT, Annunziata CC, Arciero RA, Bach BR Jr, Baker CL 3rd, Bartolozzi AR, Baumgarten KM, Bechler JR, Berg JH, Bernas GA, Brockmeier SF, Brophy RH, Bush-Joseph CA, Butler V JB, Campbell JD, Carey JL, Carpenter JE, Cole BJ, Cooper JM, Cox CL, Creighton RA, Dahm DL, David TS, Flanigan DC, Frederick RW, Ganley TJ, Garofoli EA, Gatt CJ Jr, Gecha SR, Giffin JR, Hame SL, Hannafin JA, Harner CD, Harris NL Jr, Hechtman KS, Hershman EB, Hoellrich RG, Hosea TM, Johnson DC, Johnson TS, Jones MH, Kaeding CC, Kamath GV, Klootwyk TE, Levy BA, Ma CB, Maiers GP 2nd, Marx RG, Matava MJ, Mathien GM, McAllister DR, McCarty EC, McCormack RG, Miller BS, Nissen CW, O'Neill DF, Owens BD, Parker RD, Purnell ML, Ramappa AJ, Rauh MA, Rettig AC, Sekiya JK, Shea KG, Sherman OH, Slauterbeck JR, Smith MV, Spang JT, Svoboda SJ, Taft TN, Tenuta JJ, Tingstad EM, Vidal AF, Viskontas DG, White RA, Williams JS Jr, Wolcott ML, Wolf BR, York JJ, Wright RW. Physiologic Preoperative Knee Hyperextension Is a Predictor of Failure in an Anterior Cruciate Ligament Revision Cohort: A Report From the MARS Group. Am J Sports Med. 2018 Oct;46(12):2836-2841. PubMed PMID: 29882693
  • Duchman KR, Hettrich CM, Glass NA, Westermann RW, Wolf BR, Baumgarten K, Bishop J, Bravman J, Brophy R, Carpenter J, Jones G, Kuhn J, Benjamin Ma C, Marx R, McCarty E, Miller B, Smith M, Eric M, Miller B, Smith M, Wright R, Zhang A. The Incidence of Glenohumeral Bone and Cartilage Lesions at the Time of Anterior Shoulder Stabilization Surgery: A Comparison of Patients Undergoing Primary and Revision Surgery. Am J Sports Med. 2018 Aug;46(10):2449-2456. PubMed PMID: 29985051
  • McCarthy MM, McCarty E. Treatment of Articular Cartilage Injuries in the Glenohumeral Joint. Sports Med Arthrosc Rev. 2018 Sep;26(3):120-128. PubMed PMID: 30059446
  • Jacobs CA, Peabody MR, Lattermann C, Vega JF, Huston LJ, Spindler KP, Amendola A, Andrish JT, Brophy RH, Dunn WR, Flanigan DC, Jones MH, Kaeding CC, Marx RG, Matava MJ, McCarty EC, Parker RD, Reinke EK, Wolcott ML, Wolf BR, Wright RW, Vidal AF. Development of the KOOS(global) Platform to Measure Patient-Reported Outcomes After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Am J Sports Med. 2018 Oct;46(12):2915-2921. PubMed PMID: 30074823
  • Carver TJ, Kraeutler MJ, Amer KB, McCarty EC. Manuscript Submission Patterns of Authors Publishing in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Journals. Orthop J Sports Med. 2018 Aug;6(8):2325967118791758. PubMed PMID: 30151404
  • Houck DA, Kraeutler MJ, McCarty EC, Bravman JT. Fixed- Versus Adjustable-Loop Femoral Cortical Suspension Devices for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Biomechanical Studies. Orthop J Sports Med. 2018 Oct;6(10):2325967118801762. PubMed PMID: 30364394
  • Houck DA, Kraeutler MJ, Belk JW, Frank RM, McCarty EC, Bravman JT. Do Focal Chondral Defects of the Knee Increase the Risk for Progression to Osteoarthritis? A Review of the Literature. Orthop J Sports Med. 2018 Oct;6(10):2325967118801931. PubMed PMID: 30364400
  • Kraeutler MJ, Houck DA, Carver TJ, Bravman JT, Vidal AF, McCarty EC. Demographics and Clinical Outcomes of Patients Undergoing Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with a Planned or Unplanned Hybrid Graft. J Knee Surg. 2018 Nov 16. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30449020
  • Carver TJ, Kraeutler MJ, Smith JR, Bravman JT, McCarty EC. Nonarthroplasty Surgical Treatment Options for Massive, Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears. Orthop J Sports Med. 2018 Nov;6(11):2325967118805385. PubMed PMID: 30480007
  • Schrock JB, Kraeutler MJ, Dayton MR, McCarty EC. A Comparison of Matched and Unmatched Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Applicants from 2006 to 2014: Data from the National Resident Matching Program. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Jan 4;99(1):e1. PubMed PMID: 28060237
  • Haislup BD, Kraeutler MJ, Baweja R, McCarty EC, Mulcahey MK. Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Interviews: Structure and Organization of the Interview Day. Orthop J Sports Med. 2017 Dec;5(12):2325967117741276. PubMed PMID: 29318165
  • Bartley JH, Murray MF, Kraeutler MJ, Pierpoint LA, Welton KL, McCarty EC, Comstock RD. Epidemiology of Injuries Sustained as a Result of Intentional Player Contact in High School Football, Ice Hockey, and Lacrosse: 2005-2006 Through 2015-2016. Orthop J Sports Med. 2017 Dec;5(12):2325967117740887. PubMed PMID: 29270440
  • Baweja R, Kraeutler MJ, McCarty EC. An In-Depth Analysis of Publication Characteristics of Podium Presentations at the Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meetings, 2011-2014. Arthroscopy. 2017 Dec 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29249588
  • Welton KL, Kraeutler MJ, McCarty EC, Vidal AF, Bravman JT. Current pain prescribing habits for common shoulder operations: a survey of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons membership. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2017 Dec 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29249547
  • Magnussen RA, Borchers JR, Pedroza AD, Huston LJ, Haas AK, Spindler KP, Wright RW, Kaeding CC, Allen CR, Anderson AF, Cooper DE, DeBerardino TM, Dunn WR, Lantz BA, Mann B, Stuart MJ, Albright JP, Amendola A, Andrish JT, Annunziata CC, Arciero RA, Bach BR Jr, Baker CL 3rd, Bartolozzi AR, Baumgarten KM, Bechler JR, Berg JH, Bernas GA, Brockmeier SF, Brophy RH, Bush-Joseph CA, Butler JB 5th, Campbell JD, Carey JL, Carpenter JE, Cole BJ, Cooper JM, Cox CL, Creighton RA, Dahm DL, David TS, Flanigan DC, Frederick RW, Ganley TJ, Garofoli EA, Gatt CJ Jr, Gecha SR, Giffin JR, Hame SL, Hannafin JA, Harner CD, Harris NL Jr, Hechtman KS, Hershman EB, Hoellrich RG, Hosea TM, Johnson DC, Johnson TS, Jones MH, Kamath GV, Klootwyk TE, Levy BA, Ma CB, Maiers GP 2nd, Marx RG, Matava MJ, Mathien GM, McAllister DR, McCarty EC, McCormack RG, Miller BS, Nissen CW, O'Neill DF, Owens BD, Parker RD, Purnell ML, Ramappa AJ, Rauh MA, Rettig AC, Sekiya JK, Shea KG, Sherman OH, Slauterbeck JR, Smith MV, Spang JT, Svoboda SJ, Taft TN, Tenuta JJ, Tingstad EM, Vidal AF, Viskontas DG, White RA, Williams JS Jr, Wolcott ML, Wolf BR, York JJ. Risk Factors and Predictors of Significant Chondral Surface Change From Primary to Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A MOON and MARS Cohort Study. Am J Sports Med. 2017 Dec 1;:363546517741484. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29244532
  • Baweja R, Kraeutler MJ, Mulcahey MK, McCarty EC. Determining the Most Important Factors Involved in Ranking Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Applicants. Orthop J Sports Med. 2017 Nov;5(11):2325967117736726. PubMed PMID: 29164161
  • Schuette HB, Kraeutler MJ, Houck DA, McCarty EC. Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Versus Hamstring Tendon Autografts for Primary Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review of Overlapping Meta-analyses. Orthop J Sports Med. 2017 Nov;5(11):2325967117736484. PubMed PMID: 29152522
  • Welton KL, Bartley JH, Major NM, McCarty EC. MRI to Arthroscopy Correlations in SLAP Lesions and Long Head Biceps Pathology. Sports Med Arthrosc Rev. 2017 Dec;25(4):179-190. PubMed PMID: 29095396
  • Pytiak AV, Kraeutler MJ, Currie DW, McCarty EC, Comstock RD. An Epidemiological Comparison of Elbow Injuries Among United States High School Baseball and Softball Players, 2005-2006 Through 2014-2015. Sports Health. 2017 Oct 1;:1941738117736493. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29068752
  • Belk JW, Marshall HA, McCarty EC, Kraeutler MJ. The Effect of Regular-Season Rest on Playoff Performance Among Players in the National Basketball Association. Orthop J Sports Med. 2017 Oct;5(10):2325967117729798. PubMed PMID: 29051897
  • Kraeutler MJ, Welton KL, McCarty EC, Bravman JT. Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Oct 4;99(19):1689-1696. PubMed PMID: 28976434
  • Currie DW, Kraeutler MJ, Schrock JB, McCarty EC, Comstock RD. Time Trends in Concussion Symptom Presentation and Assessment Methods in High School Athletes. Am J Sports Med. 2017 Dec;45(14):3368-3373. PubMed PMID: 28930492
  • Kraeutler MJ, Carver TJ, Belk JW, McCarty EC. What is the Value of a National Football League Draft Pick? An Analysis Based on Changes Made in the Collective Bargaining Agreement. J Strength Cond Res. 2017 Jun 2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28872485
  • Kraeutler MJ, McCarty EC, Bravman JT. The Surgical Incidence to Publication (SIP) Index: A Novel Equation Used to Focus Future Research Efforts. Iowa Orthop J. 2017;37:199-203. PubMed PMID: 28852358
  • Kraeutler MJ, Carver TJ, McCarty EC. An Analysis of Duplicate Presentations at the 2014 Through 2016 AOSSM and AANA Annual Meetings. Orthop J Sports Med. 2017 Jul;5(7):2325967117718531. PubMed PMID: 28781977
  • Davies GJ, McCarty E, Provencher M, Manske RC. ACL Return to Sport Guidelines and Criteria. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2017 Sep;10(3):307-314. PubMed PMID: 28702921
  • Houck DA, Kraeutler MJ, Vidal AF, McCarty EC, Bravman JT, Wolcott ML. Variance in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Graft Selection based on Patient Demographics and Location within the Multicenter Orthopaedic Outcomes Network Cohort. J Knee Surg. 2017 Jul 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28701007
  • Allen CR, Anderson AF, Cooper DE, DeBerardino TM, Dunn WR, Haas AK, Huston LJ, Lantz BBA, Mann B, Nwosu SK, Spindler KP, Stuart MJ, Wright RW, Albright JP, Amendola AN, Andrish JT, Annunziata CC, Arciero RA, Bach BR Jr, Baker CL 3rd, Bartolozzi AR, Baumgarten KM, Bechler JR, Berg JH, Bernas GA, Brockmeier SF, Brophy RH, Bush-Joseph CA, Butler JB 5th, Campbell JD, Carey JL, Carpenter JE, Cole BJ, Cooper JM, Cox CL, Creighton RA, Dahm DL, David TS, Flanigan DC, Frederick RW, Ganley TJ, Garofoli EA, Gatt CJ Jr, Gecha SR, Giffin JR, Hame SL, Hannafin JA, Harner CD, Harris NL Jr, Hechtman KS, Hershman EB, Hoellrich RG, Hosea TM, Johnson DC, Johnson TS, Jones MH, Kaeding CC, Kamath GV, Klootwyk TE, Levy BA, Ma CB, Maiers GP 2nd, Marx RG, Matava MJ, Mathien GM, McAllister DR, McCarty EC, McCormack RG, Miller BS, Nissen CW, O'Neill DF, Owens BD, Parker RD, Purnell ML, Ramappa AJ, Rauh MA, Rettig AC, Sekiya JK, Shea KG, Sherman OH, Slauterbeck JR, Smith MV, Spang JT, Svoboda SJ, Taft TN, Tenuta JJ, Tingstad EM, Vidal AF, Viskontas DG, White RA, Williams JS Jr, Wolcott ML, Wolf BR, York JJ. Surgical Predictors of Clinical Outcomes After Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Am J Sports Med. 2017 Sep;45(11):2586-2594. PubMed PMID: 28696164
  • Belk JW, Kraeutler MJ, Purcell JM, McCarty EC. Autograft Versus Allograft for Posterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Am J Sports Med. 2017 Jun 1;:363546517713164. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28636429
  • Schuette HB, Kraeutler MJ, McCarty EC. Matrix-Assisted Autologous Chondrocyte Transplantation in the Knee: A Systematic Review of Mid- to Long-Term Clinical Outcomes. Orthop J Sports Med. 2017 Jun;5(6):2325967117709250. PubMed PMID: 28620621
  • Schrock JB, Kraeutler MJ, Crellin CT, McCarty EC, Bravman JT. How should I fixate the subscapularis in total shoulder arthroplasty? A systematic review of pertinent subscapularis repair biomechanics. Shoulder Elbow. 2017 Jul;9(3):153-159. PubMed PMID: 28588655
  • McCarty EC. Articular Cartilage: The Search for the Holy Grail of Treatment and Restoration. Clin Sports Med. 2017 Jul;36(3):xv-xvi. PubMed PMID: 28577716
  • Ding DY, Zhang AL, Allen CR, Anderson AF, Cooper DE, DeBerardino TM, Dunn WR, Haas AK, Huston LJ, Lantz BBA, Mann B, Spindler KP, Stuart MJ, Wright RW, Albright JP, Amendola AN, Andrish JT, Annunziata CC, Arciero RA, Bach BR Jr, Baker CL 3rd, Bartolozzi AR, Baumgarten KM, Bechler JR, Berg JH, Bernas GA, Brockmeier SF, Brophy RH, Bush-Joseph CA, Butler JB 5th, Campbell JD, Carey JL, Carpenter JE, Cole BJ, Cooper JM, Cox CL, Creighton RA, Dahm DL, David TS, Flanigan DC, Frederick RW, Ganley TJ, Garofoli EA, Gatt CJ Jr, Gecha SR, Giffin JR, Hame SL, Hannafin JA, Harner CD, Harris NL Jr, Hechtman KS, Hershman EB, Hoellrich RG, Hosea TM, Johnson DC, Johnson TS, Jones MH, Kaeding CC, Kamath GV, Klootwyk TE, Levy BA, Ma CB, Maiers GP 2nd, Marx RG, Matava MJ, Mathien GM, McAllister DR, McCarty EC, McCormack RG, Miller BS, Nissen CW, O'Neill DF, Owens BD, Parker RD, Purnell ML, Ramappa AJ, Rauh MA, Rettig AC, Sekiya JK, Shea KG, Sherman OH, Slauterbeck JR, Smith MV, Spang JT, Svoboda SJ, Taft TN, Tenuta JJ, Tingstad EM, Vidal AF, Viskontas DG, White RA, Williams JS Jr, Wolcott ML, Wolf BR, York JJ. Subsequent Surgery After Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Rates and Risk Factors From a Multicenter Cohort. Am J Sports Med. 2017 Jul;45(9):2068-2076. PubMed PMID: 28557557
  • Robins RJ, Daruwalla JH, Gamradt SC, McCarty EC, Dragoo JL, Hancock RE, Guy JA, Cotsonis GA, Xerogeanes JW, Tuman JM, Tibone JE, Javernick MA, Yochem EM, Boden SA, Pilato A, Miley JH, Greis PE. Return to Play After Shoulder Instability Surgery in National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Intercollegiate Football Athletes. Am J Sports Med. 2017 Aug;45(10):2329-2335. PubMed PMID: 28557527
  • Schrock JB, Kraeutler MJ, Houck DA, McQueen MB, McCarty EC. A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Surgical Treatment Modalities for Chondral Lesions of the Knee: Microfracture, Osteochondral Autograft Transplantation, and Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation. Orthop J Sports Med. 2017 May;5(5):2325967117704634. PubMed PMID: 28516106
  • Kraeutler MJ, Belk JW, McCarty EC. The Effect of the Number of Carries Among College Running Backs on Future Injury Risk and Performance in the National Football League. Orthop J Sports Med. 2017 Apr;5(4):2325967117703054. PubMed PMID: 28491886
  • Schrock JB, Kraeutler MJ, Dayton MR, McCarty EC. A Cross-sectional Analysis of Minimum USMLE Step 1 and 2 Criteria Used by Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Programs in Screening Residency Applications. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2017 Jun;25(6):464-468. PubMed PMID: 28459711
  • Kraeutler MJ, Welton KL, Chahla J, LaPrade RF, McCarty EC. Current Concepts of the Anterolateral Ligament of the Knee: Anatomy, Biomechanics, and Reconstruction. Am J Sports Med. 2017 Apr 1;:363546517701920. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28426251
  • Kraeutler MJ, Belk JW, Purcell JM, McCarty EC. Microfracture Versus Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation for Articular Cartilage Lesions in the Knee: A Systematic Review of 5-Year Outcomes. Am J Sports Med. 2017 Apr 1;:363546517701912. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28423287
  • Wilk KE, Spindler KP, McCarty E, Grooms D, Silbernagel KG. Improving ACL Reconstruction Outcomes. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2017 Mar;47(3):1-17. PubMed PMID: 28387150
  • Kraeutler MJ, Belk JW, McCarty EC. The Effect of the Number of Carries on Injury Risk and Subsequent Season's Performance Among Running Backs in the National Football League. Orthop J Sports Med. 2017 Feb;5(2):2325967117691941. PubMed PMID: 28321427
  • Houck DA, Kraeutler MJ, Schuette HB, McCarty EC, Bravman JT. Early Versus Delayed Motion After Rotator Cuff Repair: A Systematic Review of Overlapping Meta-analyses. Am J Sports Med. 2017 Oct;45(12):2911-2915. PubMed PMID: 28288280
  • Kraeutler MJ, Mitchell JJ, Chahla J, McCarty EC, Pascual-Garrido C. Intra-articular Implantation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells, Part 1: A Review of the Literature for Prevention of Postmeniscectomy Osteoarthritis. Orthop J Sports Med. 2017 Jan;5(1):2325967116680815. PubMed PMID: 28203597
  • Kraeutler MJ, Mitchell JJ, Chahla J, McCarty EC, Pascual-Garrido C. Intra-articular Implantation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells, Part 2: A Review of the Literature for Meniscal Regeneration. Orthop J Sports Med. 2017 Jan;5(1):2325967116680814. PubMed PMID: 28203596
  • Schrock JB, Kraeutler MJ, Dayton MR, McCarty EC. A Comparison of Matched and Unmatched Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Applicants from 2006 to 2014: Data from the National Resident Matching Program. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2017 Jan 4;99(1):e1. PubMed PMID: 28060237
  • Brophy RH, Huston LJ, Wright RW, Nwosu SK, Kaeding CC, Parker RD, Andrish JT, Marx RG, McCarty EC, Amendola A, Wolf BR, Dunn WR, Wolcott ML, Spindler KP. Outcomes of ACL Reconstruction in Patients with Diabetes. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 Jan 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26765634
  • Patel KV, Bravman J, Vidal A, Chrisman A, McCarty E. Biceps Tenotomy Versus Tenodesis. Clin Sports Med. 2016 Jan;35(1):93-111. PubMed PMID: 26614471
  • Schrock JB, Kraeutler MJ, Houck DA, Provenzano GG, McCarty EC, Bravman JT. Lesser tuberosity osteotomy and subscapularis tenotomy repair techniques during total shoulder arthroplasty: A meta-analysis of cadaveric studies. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2016 Dec;40:33-36. PubMed PMID: 27816022
  • McCarty EC, Kraeutler MJ, Langner P, Cook S, Ellis B, Godfrey JM. Historical Patterns and Variation in Treatment of Injuries in NFL (National Football League) Players and NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Division I Football Players. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2016 Sep Oct;45(6):E319-E327. PubMed PMID: 27737288
  • Patel KV, Bravman JT, McCarty E. The "Sublabral Window" in Arthroscopic Posterior Shoulder Instability Surgery: Description of a Technique for Safe Posterior Glenoid Preparation. Arthrosc Tech. 2016 May 2;5(3):e433-9. PubMed PMID: 27656358
  • Kraeutler MJ, Freedman KB, MacLeod RA, Schrock JB, Tjoumakaris FP, McCarty EC. The 50 Most Cited Articles in Rotator Cuff Repair Research. Orthopedics. 2016 Nov 1;39(6):e1045-e1051. PubMed PMID: 27458899
  • Dunn WR, Kuhn JE, Sanders R, An Q, Baumgarten KM, Bishop JY, Brophy RH, Carey JL, Harrell F, Holloway BG, Jones GL, Ma CB, Marx RG, McCarty EC, Poddar SK, Smith MV, Spencer EE, Vidal AF, Wolf BR, Wright RW. 2013 Neer Award: predictors of failure of nonoperative treatment of chronic, symptomatic, full-thickness rotator cuff tears. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2016 Aug;25(8):1303-11. PubMed PMID: 27422460
  • McCarty EC, Fader RR, Mitchell JJ, Glenn RE Jr, Potter HG, Spindler KP. Fresh Osteochondral Allograft Versus Autograft: Twelve-Month Results in Isolated Canine Knee Defects. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Sep;44(9):2354-65. PubMed PMID: 27358284
  • Schrock JB, Kraeutler MJ, McCarty EC. Trends in Authorship Characteristics in The American Journal of Sports Medicine, 1994 to 2014. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Jul;44(7):1857-60. PubMed PMID: 27159311
  • Kraeutler MJ, Schrock JB, McCarty EC. Conference Presentation Characteristics of Studies Published in The American Journal of Sports Medicine. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Jul;44(7):1852-6. PubMed PMID: 27159293
  • Brophy RH, Huston LJ, Wright RW, Nwosu SK, Kaeding CC, Parker RD, Andrish JT, Marx RG, McCarty EC, Amendola A, Wolf BR, Dunn WR, Wolcott ML, Spindler KP. Outcomes of ACL Reconstruction in Patients with Diabetes. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 Jun;48(6):969-73. PubMed PMID: 26765634
  • Patel KV, Bravman J, Vidal A, Chrisman A, McCarty E. Biceps Tenotomy Versus Tenodesis. Clin Sports Med. 2016 Jan;35(1):93-111. PubMed PMID: 26614471
  • Baldini T, Caperton K, Hawkins M, McCarty E. Effect of a novel sterilization method on biomechanical properties of soft tissue allografts. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2016 Dec;24(12):3971-3975. PubMed PMID: 25100489
  • Friedman JL, FitzPatrick JL, Rylander LS, Bennett C, Vidal AF, McCarty EC. Biceps Tenotomy Versus Tenodesis in Active Patients Younger Than 55 Years: Is There a Difference in Strength and Outcomes?. Orthop J Sports Med. 2015 Feb;3(2):2325967115570848. PubMed PMID: 26535382
  • Goschka AM, Hafer JS, Reynolds KA, Aberle NS 2nd, Baldini TH, Hawkins MJ, McCarty EC. Biomechanical comparison of traditional anchors to all-suture anchors in a double-row rotator cuff repair cadaver model. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2015 Oct;30(8):808-13. PubMed PMID: 26117162
  • Wasserstein D, Huston LJ, Nwosu S, Kaeding CC, Parker RD, Wright RW, Andrish JT, Marx RG, Amendola A, Wolf BR, McCarty EC, Wolcott M, Dunn WR, Spindler KP. KOOS pain as a marker for significant knee pain two and six years after primary ACL reconstruction: a Multicenter Orthopaedic Outcomes Network (MOON) prospective longitudinal cohort study. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2015 Oct;23(10):1674-84. PubMed PMID: 26072385
  • Kraeutler MJ, Reynolds KA, Long C, McCarty EC. Compressive cryotherapy versus ice-a prospective, randomized study on postoperative pain in patients undergoing arthroscopic rotator cuff repair or subacromial decompression. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2015 Jun;24(6):854-9. PubMed PMID: 25825138
  • Lynch TS, Parker RD, Patel RM, Andrish JT, Spindler KP, Amendola A, Brophy RH, Dunn WR, Flanigan DC, Huston LJ, Jones MH, Kaeding CC, Marx RG, Matava MJ, McCarty EC, Pedroza AD, Reinke EK, Wolf BR, Wright RW. The Impact of the Multicenter Orthopaedic Outcomes Network (MOON) Research on Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction and Orthopaedic Practice. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2015 Mar;23(3):154-63. PubMed PMID: 25667401
  • Cox CL, Huston LJ, Dunn WR, Reinke EK, Nwosu SK, Parker RD, Wright RW, Kaeding CC, Marx RG, Amendola A, McCarty EC, Spindler KP. Are Articular Cartilage Lesions and Meniscus Tears Predictive of IKDC, KOOS, and Marx Activity Level Outcomes After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction?: A 6-Year Multicenter Cohort Study. Am J Sports Med. 2014 Mar 19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24647881
  • The MOON Shoulder Group:, Unruh KP, Kuhn JE, Sanders R, An Q, Baumgarten KM, Bishop JY, Brophy RH, Carey JL, Holloway BG, Jones GL, Ma BC, Marx RG, McCarty EC, Poddar SK, Smith MV, Spencer EE, Vidal AF, Wolf BR, Wright RW, Dunn WR. The duration of symptoms does not correlate with rotator cuff tear severity or other patient-related features: a cross-sectional study of patients with atraumatic, full-thickness rotator cuff tears. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2014 Jan 8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24411924
  • Rylander L, Brunelli J, Taylor M, Baldini T, Ellis B, Hawkins M, McCarty E. A biomechanical comparison of anterior cruciate ligament suspensory fixation devices in a porcine cadaver model. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2014 Feb;29(2):230-4. PubMed PMID: 24321231
  • Provencher MT, Frank RM, Scuderi MG, Solomon DJ, Ghodadra NS, Bach BR, McCarty E, Romeo AA. General and disease-specific use of outcomes scores for the shoulder: a survey of AOSSM, AANA, and ISAKOS members. Phys Sportsmed. 2014 Sep;42(3):120-30. PubMed PMID: 25295774
  • McCarty EC. Immobilization with an external rotation brace was similar to an internal rotation sling for shoulder dislocation. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Aug 20;96(16):1398. PubMed PMID: 25143502
  • Baldini T, Caperton K, Hawkins M, McCarty E. Effect of a novel sterilization method on biomechanical properties of soft tissue allografts. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2014 Aug 7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25100489
  • Rylander LS, Baldini T, Mitchell JJ, Messina M, Justl Ellis IA, McCarty EC. Coracoclavicular ligament reconstruction: coracoid tunnel diameter correlates with failure risk. Orthopedics. 2014 Jun;37(6):e531-5. PubMed PMID: 24972433
  • Dunn WR, Kuhn JE, Sanders R, An Q, Baumgarten KM, Bishop JY, Brophy RH, Carey JL, Holloway GB, Jones GL, Ma CB, Marx RG, McCarty EC, Poddar SK, Smith MV, Spencer EE, Vidal AF, Wolf BR, Wright RW. Symptoms of pain do not correlate with rotator cuff tear severity: a cross-sectional study of 393 patients with a symptomatic atraumatic full-thickness rotator cuff tear. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 May 21;96(10):793-800. PubMed PMID: 24875019
  • Cox CL, Huston LJ, Dunn WR, Reinke EK, Nwosu SK, Parker RD, Wright RW, Kaeding CC, Marx RG, Amendola A, McCarty EC, Spindler KP. Are articular cartilage lesions and meniscus tears predictive of IKDC, KOOS, and Marx activity level outcomes after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction? A 6-year multicenter cohort study. Am J Sports Med. 2014 May;42(5):1058-67. PubMed PMID: 24647881
  • MOON Shoulder Group:, Unruh KP, Kuhn JE, Sanders R, An Q, Baumgarten KM, Bishop JY, Brophy RH, Carey JL, Holloway BG, Jones GL, Ma BC, Marx RG, McCarty EC, Poddar SK, Smith MV, Spencer EE, Vidal AF, Wolf BR, Wright RW, Dunn WR. The duration of symptoms does not correlate with rotator cuff tear severity or other patient-related features: a cross-sectional study of patients with atraumatic, full-thickness rotator cuff tears. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2014 Jul;23(7):1052-8. PubMed PMID: 24411924
  • Rylander L, Brunelli J, Taylor M, Baldini T, Ellis B, Hawkins M, McCarty E. A biomechanical comparison of anterior cruciate ligament suspensory fixation devices in a porcine cadaver model. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2014 Feb;29(2):230-4. PubMed PMID: 24321231
  • Fader RR, Mitchell JJ, Traub S, Nichols R, Roper M, Dan OM, McCarty EC. Platelet-rich plasma treatment improves outcomes for chronic proximal hamstring injuries in an athletic population. Muscles Ligaments Tendons J. 2014 Oct-Dec;4(4):461-6. PubMed PMID: 25767784
  • Wolf BR, Ramme AJ, Wright RW, Brophy RH, McCarty EC, Vidal AR, Parker RD, Andrish JT, Amendola A, MOON Knee Group. Variability in ACL tunnel placement: observational clinical study of surgeon ACL tunnel variability. Am J Sports Med. 2013 Jun;41(6):1265-73. PubMed PMID: 23618702
  • Kraeutler MJ, Bravman JT, McCarty EC. Bone-patellar tendon-bone autograft versus allograft in outcomes of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a meta-analysis of 5182 patients. Am J Sports Med. 2013 Oct;41(10):2439-48. PubMed PMID: 23585484
  • Kuhn JE, Dunn WR, Sanders R, An Q, Baumgarten KM, Bishop JY, Brophy RH, Carey JL, Holloway BG, Jones GL, Ma CB, Marx RG, McCarty EC, Poddar SK, Smith MV, Spencer EE, Vidal AF, Wolf BR, Wright RW, MOON Shoulder Group. Effectiveness of physical therapy in treating atraumatic full-thickness rotator cuff tears: a multicenter prospective cohort study. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2013 Oct;22(10):1371-9. PubMed PMID: 23540577
  • Godfrey JM, Gines JL, McCarty EC. Comparison of computerized and paper versions of the Western Ontario Rotator Cuff (WORC) Index. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2013 Apr;22(4):500-4. PubMed PMID: 22947238
  • Spindler KP, Parker RD, Andrish JT, Kaeding CC, Wright RW, Marx RG, McCarty EC, Amendola A, Dunn WR, Huston LJ, Harrell FE Jr, MOON Group. Prognosis and predictors of ACL reconstructions using the MOON cohort: a model for comparative effectiveness studies. J Orthop Res. 2013 Jan;31(1):2-9. PubMed PMID: 22912340
  • Efird C, Traub S, Baldini T, Rioux-Forker D, Spalazzi JP, Davisson T, Hawkins M, McCarty E. Knotless single-row rotator cuff repair: a comparative biomechanical study of 2 knotless suture anchors. Orthopedics. 2013 Aug;36(8):e1033-7. PubMed PMID: 23937749
  • Mei-Dan O, McConkey MO, Petersen B, McCarty E, Moreira B, Young DA. The anterior approach for a non-image-guided intra-articular hip injection. Arthroscopy. 2013 Jun;29(6):1025-33. PubMed PMID: 23591381
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Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), Member
  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Member
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Member
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Member
  • Christian Medical and Dental Association, Member
  • International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Member
  • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, Member
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America, Member
  • Western Orthopedic Association, Member

Practice Locations

CU Sports Medicine and Performance Center
2150 Stadium Drive
Boulder, CO 80309
303-315-9900

UCHealth Steadman Hawkins Clinic Denver
175 Inverness Drive West Suite 200
Englewood, CO 80112
303-694-3333

UCHealth Steadman Hawkins Clinic Denver – Surgery Center
175 Inverness Drive West Suite 400
Englewood, CO 80112
303-694-3333

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Board Certification (2003)
  • Orthopedics, Board Certification
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Sports Medicine Subspecialty, Board Certification (2009)
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Board Certification (2001)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Surgery
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Knee Injuries and Disorders
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Shoulder Injuries and Disorders
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles
Clinical Interests
Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic Surgery, Shoulder Surgery, Knee Surgery, Articular Cartilage Restoration, ACL and PCL Reconstruction, Meniscus Repair, Rotator Cuff Repair, Shoulder Instability Surgery, Shoulder Labral Surgery, Biceps pain, Complex Shoulder Problems

Care Philosophy
I am passionate about taking care of the active individual of all ages. When a competitive or recreational athlete incurs an injury, I relish the opportunity to provide meticulous care in guiding them back to their desired activity through both my operative expertise and my non-operative skills. My devotion to the care of my patients is evident in the following values that guide my practice as well as my colleagues, the team of sports medicine physicians at the University of Colorado: Excellence, Integrity, Teamwork, Professionalism, Respect, Passion, Patient-centered, Leadership, Positivity, Innovation, Compassion, Inspiration. Our mission at CU Sports Medicine is to define and deliver exceptional evidence-based care for the athlete in everyone. We are committed to providing the highest quality professional and ethical care to all patients through the integration of comprehensive education and exceptional musculoskeletal research combined with outstanding care of the patient.

Personal Interests
I continue to maintain a very active lifestyle with my family. I enjoy the activities I grew up with in Colorado including hiking, cycling, climbing and skiing. This carries over into my unbridled dedication of returning patients to their desired activity/sport.

Volunteer Activities
Camp Physician Board member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Public Speaking
Yes
Motivational talks, health and habit talks, Team Physician care of the University Athletes, Commencement Address

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (1993)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of Colorado - Boulder (CO) (1988)
Internships:
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center Program (1994)
Residency Programs:
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center Program, Orthopedics (1998)
Fellowships:
  • Hospital for Special Surgery Program, Orthopedic Sports Medicine (1999)
Languages: English
Department: Orthopedics
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