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***ATTN FOR NEW PATIENTS***: After you choose an appointment time, our office will reach out for more information including the reports of your last set of x-rays and/or MRI’s, a copy of your insurance card (front & back view) and a contact telephone number. Once the information is received, our medical team will review it to make sure Dr. McCarthy is the appropriate physician for your problem. You will then receive a call or email confirming your appointment. Dr. Moira M. McCarthy is an Orthopedic Surgeon on the Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service at Hospital for Special Surgery. She is a specialist in the fields of arthroscopic and open knee and shoulder surgery. Dr. McCarthy attended Princeton University for her undergraduate studies and completed her medical training at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) honor society. She completed her residency training at Hospital for Special Surgery. Following residency, she was co-chief fellow during her fellowship on the Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service at Hospital for Special Surgery. During residency and fellowship, Dr. McCarthy gained experience while treating athletes on the field and in the operating room. She was an assistant team physician with the New York Giants, the New York Liberty, and with several other collegiate and high school teams and athletes. She is currently the team physician for the Long Island Nets and an assistant team physician for the Brooklyn Nets. Dr. McCarthy’s clinical and research background is focused on disorders of the knee and shoulder. She has published peer-reviewed articles and book chapters as well as given presentations at national meetings on topics involving sports medicine conditions of the knee and shoulder. Her main clinical interests are anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and other knee ligament injuries, meniscus injuries, patella instability, shoulder instability, rotator cuff tears, and biceps tendon injuries. Following fellowship, Dr. McCarthy spent time traveling to learn specialized orthopedic techniques. She studied ACL reconstruction and anterolateral ligament (ALL) reconstruction with members of the ACL Study Group in London, France, and Belgium.
Verified Patient Reviews
Overall great experience. Would highly recommend.
Very thorough and great bedside manner!
Dr. McCarthy is knowledgeable, skillful and has great bedside manner. Dr. and her whole team has been super helpful for my ACL reconstruction process.
Excellent thorough doctor. Great staff. Highly recommend!
Dr. McCarthy has a great bedside manner. She is straight forward and very knowledgeable, and she took the time to answer a lot of questions. Highly recommend!
Absolutely the best!
Dr. McCarthy was great !! She explained her diagnosis in detail and provided clear and simple rehab plan.
Dr. McCarthy was nothing short of amazing!
Dr.McCarthy listened to me and showed genuine interest in my problem. She did not rush me and answered all my questions.
Extremely pleased with Dr. McCarthy, her staff and the overall experience. State of the art facility, clean, on-time, efficient, nice/friendly/professional staff, professional environment. I highly recommend Dr. McCarthy.
She was professional, quick, and answered all my questions without making me feel like I should know the answers. She was not quick to do unnecessary tests but is taking the self healing approach.
I would highly recommend Dr. McCarthy....very pleasant, smart and personable.
Efficient and pleasant office personnel. Doctor was professional, listened well on point.
She was very helpful, very smart and made me feel very comfortable with my operation. One of the best doctors I've been to.