Chris McCarthy, MD

Dr. Chris McCarthy, MD is an orthopedic spine surgeon who is also trained in emergency medicine. He is particularly skilled in managing medically and surgically complex situations.

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Dr. Chris McCarthy

About Dr. McCarthy

Dr. Chris McCarthy, MD is one of the few physicians in the nation trained and practiced in both orthopedic surgery and emergency medicine. This Harvard and Princeton-educated physician was trained by world-renowned physicians in the full spectrum of emergency medicine including ICU/critical care, and trauma.

Now, Dr. McCarthy combines his impeccable emergency medical skills with his focus of orthopedic surgery to be one of the most uniquely skilled spinal trauma surgeons in the nation. Dr. McCarthy has a special understanding of sports related injuries and has aided many professional sports teams in the Northeast. Because of his wide range of experience in sports surgery and trauma, Dr. McCarthy excels in the diagnostics of both general and complex orthopedic spine conditions. 

Areas of Special Experience

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Laser Spine Surgery
  • Endoscopic Discectomy
  • Endoscopic Foraminotomy
  • Laminoforaminotomy
  • Microdiscectomy

Education

  • 2004 | Rutgers Medical School
  • 2005 | Internship, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center-East, Emergency Medicine
  • 2007 | Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center-East Emergency Medicine
  • 2012 | Internship, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Orthopedic Surgery
  • 2016 | Residency, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Orthopedic Surgery
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“I can’t believe how good l feel. I don’t want to over do it, but it’s hard not to. Thanks for giving me my life back. Now I don’t have to just settle, I can enjoy the rest of my life to the fullest.” 

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