Joseph McCarthy

Joseph McCarthy
Dr. McCarthy

Past President 2010-2011

Dr. McCarthy is the Vice Chairman of the Department of Orthopedics at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Director of the Center for Joint Reconstructive Surgery at Newton Wellesley Hospital. Dr McCarthy specialises in total joint arthroplasty and hip arthroscopy. After earning his medical degree from Georgetown University Medical School in Washington, DC, Dr. McCarthy completed an internship in internal medicine at Georgetown University Hospital, residencies in general and orthopaedic surgery at Tufts New England Medical Center and a fellowship in reconstructive joint surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He participates in residency training programmes for orthopaedic residents from Harvard Medical School and Tufts University. Active in numerous professional societies, Dr. McCarthy is a past President of the Executive Committee of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, elected to the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, has served on the Board of Directors for the Hip Society and is an active member of various other orthopaedic organizations. Dr. McCarthy is widely published, and currently serves as a consultant reviewer for many orthopaedic journals, including the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American volume). He was presented with the prestigious AAOS Aufranc Award in 2001, The Frank Stinchfield Award in 2007 and has given many scientific presentations both nationally and internationally. He is a Founding Member of the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy