Patrick J. McMahon, MD - Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
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 and the University of California, Irvine, where he was director of Sports Medicine. A graduate of Temple University Medical School, he completed an orthopedic surgery residence at the University of Pittsburgh and a sports medicine fellowship at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic clinic in Los Angeles.
Dr. McMahon is editor of the book, Current Diagnosis and Treatment in Sports Medicine. He has authored more than 100 publications and has been a speaker at numerous international, national, and regional meetings.
Dr. McMahon was awarded membership in Phi Beta Kappa and the prestigious Society of American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and of the Orthopedic Research Society. He continues his research into improvements in treating shoulder instability and rotator cuff tears.
Healthwise Knowledgebase Topics Reviewed
- Patellar Tracking Disorder
- Rotator Cuff Disorders
- Tennis Elbow
- MD: Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 1987
- Internship: New York University, New York, NY, 1987–1988
- Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 1988–1992
- Residency: Research Fellowship in Medicine, Musculoskeletal Research Center, University of Pittsburgh, 1991–1992
- Fellowship: Sports Medicine, Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, Inglewood, CA, 1993–1994
- Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Bioengineering, Pittsburgh, PA, 2000–present
- Assistant Professor, University of California, Irvine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Irvine, CA, 1994–1999
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
- American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
- California Medical Society
- California Orthopaedic Association
- Eastern Orthopaedic Society
- Orange County Medical Society
- Orthopaedic Research Society
- McMahon PJ, ed. (2007). Current Diagnosis and Treatment in Sports Medicine, New York: Lange Medical Books.
- Konrad GG, Jolly JT, Labriola JE, McMahon PJ, Debski RE (2006). Thoracohumeral muscle activity alters glenohumeral joint biomechanics during active abduction. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 24(4): 748–756.
- Labriola JE, Lee TQ, Debski RE, McMahon PJ (2005). Stability and instability of the glenohumeral joint: The role of shoulder muscles. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 14(1, Suppl): S32–S38.
- Kaplan LD, McMahon PJ, Towers J, Irrgang JJ, Rodosky MW (2004). Internal impingement: Findings on magnetic resonance imaging and arthroscopic evaluation. Arthroscopy, 20(7) 701–704.
- Burkart A, Debski RE, Musahl V, McMahon PJ (2003). Glenohumeral translations are only partially restored after repair of a simulated Type II superior labral lesion. American Journal of Sports Medicine, 31(1): 56–63.
- McMahon PJ, Skinner HB (2003). Sports medicine. In HB Skinner, ed., Current Diagnosis and Treatment in Orthopaedics, 3rd ed. New York: Lange Medical Books.