James J. McCarthy, MD

Director, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

Alvin Crawford Chair in Pediatric Orthopaedics

Professor, Division of Pediatric Surgery

Phone: 513-636-8429

Fax: 513-636-3928


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Clinical Interests

Complex limb and spine deformities; scoliosis; pediatric hip disorders; neuromuscular disorders; cerebral palsy

Research Interests

Treatment of pediatric hip disorders; complex limb and spine deformities; gait analysis


James McCarthy, MD, completed his residency in at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He comes to Cincinnati Children’s from his most recent position as an Associate Professor with the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Rehabilitation in Madison, Wisconsin.

Education and Training

MD: The University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, 1991.

Residency: The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, 1996.

Fellowship: The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO, 1997.

Certification: Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons.


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