Timothy O’Mara, MD
June 20, 2017
Gregory Lundeen, MD
June 20, 2017

Meagan McCarthy, MD

Specialties: Sports Medicine

Fellowships: Orthopedic Surgery Sports Fellowship—University of Colorado

Residency: UC San Diego

Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska

Reno Orthopedic Clinic is pleased to announce that Meagan McCarthy, M.D. has joined the practice. Dr. McCarthy comes to Nevada from Denver/Boulder, Colorado where she completed her Orthopedic Surgery Sports Fellowship at the University of Colorado. She completed her orthopaedic surgery residency training at UC San Diego after earning a medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska.

Dr. McCarthy specializes in knee and shoulder sports injuries/disorders as well as cartilage preservation.

Team Physicians For:

Dr. Meagan McCarthy - Publications


McCarthy, M, Bihl, J, Frank, R, McCarty, E, Comstock, D. “Epidemiology of Clavicle Fractures Among United States High School Athletes, 2008-09 through 2016-17.”  Submitted for review.

McCarthy, M, McCarty E. “Treatment of articular cartilage injuries in the glenohumeral joint.” Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review. September, 2018; Vol 26, Issue 3: 120-128.

McCarthy, M, Covey, D.  “An unusual case of an intra-articular bony fragment associated with an MCL femoral avulsion fracture in an adult.” JBJS Case Connector. December, 2017; Vol 7, Issue 4: e92.


Alexander Choo, MD*; Meagan McCarthy, MD*; Rajeswari Pichika, PhD; Eugene J. Sato, MS; Richard L. Lieber, PhD; Simon Schenk,PhD; John G. Lane, MD; Samuel R. Ward, PT, PhD. “Muscle Gene Expression Patterns in Human Rotator Cuff Pathology.” J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2014 Sep 17; 96 (18): 1558 -1565.

*indicates co-first authors


Book Chapters

McCoy, BW., Hussain, WM., McCarthy, MM., Griesser, MJ., Parker, RD. Patellofemoral pain. In: DeLee and Drez’s Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.  Upcoming 5th Edition.

The Center for Sports Medicine

The Reno Orthopedic Clinic Sports Medicine Team is dedicated to safety in sports. Whether the activity is recreational, or competitive, we utilize the most up to date, evidence-based approach to keep you in or return you to your active lifestyle. We are the most diverse orthopedic rehabilitation team in the Reno-Tahoe region including orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine physicians, physician assistants, physical therapists, athletic trainers, and sports nutritionists. As part of our Sports Medicine Program we provide multiple programming choices to ensure the Reno-Tahoe area community has the best sports medicine and sport performance programs available.