William C. McGarvey, M.D.
- Associate Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
- Orthopedic Residency Program Director, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Dr. William McGarvey is an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). He also serves as the Residency Program Director for the department.
Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Dr. McGarvey specializes in Foot and Ankle surgery.
Dr. McGarvey received his undergraduate degree from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Following a General Surgery internship and Orthopedic Surgery residency at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, Dr. McGarvey went on to complete a fellowship in Foot and Ankle surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.
Dr. McGarvey is an active member of several professional associations, including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the America Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society,
- Undergraduate Degree
- Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Medical School
- Thomas Jefferson University Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- General Surgery Internship, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland
- Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland
- Foot and Ankle Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Areas of Interests
Foot and ankle surgery
Ankle joint replacement
Ilizarov methods of surgical correction
Retrospective Review of Equinus deformity corrected with External Fixation
Use of Biofoam Metallic Wedges in Flatfoot reconstruction
Biomechanics of Modified Suture Technique for Achilles Tendon Repairs
Effects of Lateral Column Lengthening on Talo-Navicular Joint Congruity: A Radiographic Analysis
Comparison of Large versus Mini Fluoroscopic Visualization on Tibial Resection in Total Ankle Arthroplasty
Indirect Reduction and External Fixation of Displaced Intra-articular Calcaneal Fractures
Clinical Results of Tendon Transfer Surgery in the Foot and Ankle Using Interference Screw Fixation
Use of Cryopreserved Bulk Allografts in Reconstructive and Salvage Foot and Ankle Surgery
Rath P, McGarvey WC: orton’s neuroma. Orthopaedia. In progress 2011
Marx, R, McGarvey WC: Ankle and Subtalar Arthritis. Seminars in Arthroplasty 2011.
Stavinoha T, McGarvey WC, et al.: IREF Calcaneal Fractures. A follow-up study. Poster presentation August 2010
Stewart, D, McGarvey WC: Trauma of he foot and ankle. In Brinker
McGarvey WC, Clanton TO: Flexor Hallucis Longus Tendon Augmentation for the Treatment of Insertional Achilles Tendinosis. In Operative Techniques in Orthopedic Surgery. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Publication pending.
McGarvey WC, Clanton TO: Lateral Ankle Ligament Reconstruction using Allograft and Interference Screw Fixation. In Operative Techniques in Orthopedic Surgery. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. Publication pending.
McGarvey WC: Ankle and Midfoot Fractures and Dislocations. In Baxter, Porter The Foot in Sport 2nd ed.. Publication pending.
Clanton TO, McGarvey WC: Athletic Injuries to the Soft Tissues of the Foot and Ankle. Pp.1425-1564. In Coughlin, Mann, Saltzman Surgery of the Foot and Ankle. Mosby Elsevier 2007.
McGarvey WC, Burris M, Clanton TO, Melissinos EG: Calcaneal Fractures:Indirect Reduction and External Fixation. Foot Ankle Int’l.27(7):494-99, 2006.
Jackson, LW, McGarvey WC: Update on the Treatment of Chronic Ankle Instability and Syndesmotic Injuries. Current Opinion in Orthopedics 17(2):97-102, 2006.
Cohn J, Sabonghy EP, Godlewski CA, Clanton TO, McGarvey WC: Tendon Fixation in Flexor Hallucis Longus Transfer: A Biomechanical Study Comparing a Traditional Technique versus Bioabsorbable Interference Screw Fixation. 4(4):222-29, 2005.
McGarvey WC: Chronic Heel Pain: Surgical Management. Chapter 25 pp. 207-14. In Wulker Atlas of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Taylor & Francis Group, London, 2005
Chiodo C, McGarvey WC: Distraction Arthroplasty. Foot Ankle Clinics of NA.9(3):541-554, 2004.
McGarvey WC, Burris M: Indirect Reduction and External Fixation of Calcaneal Fractures. Techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery. 3(4) 258-265, 2004.
McGarvey WC, Guest editor: Techniques of Foot and Ankle Surgery. Calcaneal fracture symposium. Dec ’04 – Mar ’05.
Warnock KM, Johnson BD, Wright JB, Ambrose CG, Clanton TO and McGarvey WC:Calculation of the Opening Wedge for a Low Tibial Osteotomy. Foot & Ankle Int’l.(11):778-782, 2004.