Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Patrick McCulloch, M.D.

Dr. Patrick McCulloch

Dr. Patrick McCulloch

To request an appointment with Dr. McCulloch, call 713-441-3667.

Specialties & Interests

  • Sports medicine
  • Arthroscopy
  • Knee ligament injuries
  • Meniscus tears
  • Cartilage repair and regeneration
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Shoulder replacement
  • Rotator cuff problems
  • Hip arthroscopy


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Office Phone: 713-441-3667
Fax: 713-790-2058

Dr. Patrick McCulloch is a Harvard-trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine, cartilage surgery and degenerative shoulder conditions. He is faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College and is involved in teaching and research. He presently serves as team physician for the Houston Astros and the Houston Ballet, and is a surgical consultant to Rice University Athletics and the NASA Astronaut Corps.


  • Undergraduate: Harvard University (Honors in Biology)
  • Medical School: University of California (UCSF)


  • Harvard Combined Orthopedic Surgery, Residency
  • Rush University Medical Center, Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship


  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons

Research Interests

  • Cartilage injuries
  • Cartilage repair and regeneration
  • Knee and shoulder joint instability

Team & Performing Arts Affiliations

  • Houston Astros
  • Houston Ballet
  • Rice University Athletics
  • NASA Astronaut Corps
  • Multiple high schools

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