Patrick S. McNulty, M.D.
Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Board Certified, American Board of Spine Surgery
- Centennial Hills Hospital Medical Center
- MountainView Hospital & Medical Center
- Southern Hills Hospital & Medical Center
- Spring Valley Hospital Medical Center
- Summerlin Hospital Medical Center
- Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center
- The Center for Surgical Intervention
- University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
- Valley Hospital Medical Center
Patrick S. McNulty, M.D., joined Nevada Orthopedic & Spine Center in 1997. His practice includes the comprehensive spectrum of spinal disorders with a special interest in complex spinal reconstruction and scoliosis. Dr. McNulty prides himself on keeping current with new and innovative techniques while maintaining the perspective of traditional time-tested methods. He is also committed to maximizing reasonable conservative therapy before implementing surgical options.
Growing up in a military family, Dr. McNulty has lived in many states and countries. Dr. McNulty attended the University of Miami, FL, where he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering in 1984 and graduated first of his class, magna cum laude from the Medical School in 1988. In 1993, he completed his orthopedic surgical residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, affiliated with Texas Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital in Dallas. He then completed his spinal surgery fellowship at the Scoliosis and Spine Center, affiliated with Johns Hopkins Hospital, Towson, MD, in 1994.
Following his fellowship, Dr. McNulty was called to active duty in the U.S. Navy from 1994 to 1997 with the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Portsmouth Naval Hospital in Portsmouth, VA. He was the Head of the Division of Spine Surgery and involved full-time with orthopedic residency training.
Patrick S. McNulty, M.D., was born in Châteauroux, France.
- McNulty PS: “Measurement of thoracolumbar kyphosis after burst fracture: evaluation of intraobserver, interobserver, and variability of 4 measurement methods” American Journal of Orthopedics, April 2008.
McNulty PS: Biopsy of Disc, Vertebrae, and Paraspinal Mass, in Atlas of Endoscopic Spine Surgery, Quality Medical Publishing, 1995.
McNulty PS, Kotani Y, Cunningham BW, McAfee PC: "The Role of Anteromedial Foraminotomies and the Uncovertebral Joints in the Stability of the Cervical Spine", Ortho. Trans., in press.
McNulty PS, Ashman RB: "Biomechanical Comparison of Scoliosis Correction with Vertebral Body Screws and Pedicle Screws", Ortho. Trans., in press.
Fedder I, McNulty PS, Cappuccino A, Cunningham BW, Kotani Y, McAfee PC: "Thoracoscopic Anterior Spinal Decompression, Fusion, and Instrumentation vs. Thoracotomy in the Thoracic Spine, a Sheep Model", Ortho. Trans., in press.
Cunningham BW, Kotani Y, McNulty PS, Cappuccino A, McAfee PC: "The Effect of Spinal Stabilization and Instrumentation on Lumbar Intradiscal Pressure", Ortho. Trans., in press.
McNulty PS, McAfee PC: Proper Device Application from a Biomechanical Perspective, in Lumbosacral and Spinopelvic Arthrodesis, J.B. Lippincott, in press.
McNulty PS, McAfee PC: Anterior Upper Cervical Exposures, in Atlas of Surgery of the Spine, ed. by An HS, Riley LH, Martin Dunitz, in press.
Kotani Y, McNulty PS, Abumi K, Cunningham BW, McAfee PC: "The Role of Anteromedial Foraminotomies and the Uncovertebral Joints in the Stability of the Cervical Spine"; SPINE; J.B. Lippincott; July, 15 1998; 23(14):1559-65.
Cunningham BW, Kotani Y, McNulty PS, Cappuccino A, Kanayama M, Fedder IL, McAfee PC: “Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery vs. Open Thoracotomy for Anterior Thoracic Spinal Fusion. A Comparative Radiographic, Biomechanical, and Histologic Analysis in a Sheep Model” Spine; J.B. Lippincott; June 15, 1998; 23(12):1333-40.
Cunningham BW, Kotani Y, McNulty PS, Cappuccino A, McAfee PC: “The Effect of Spinal Stabilization and Instrumentation on Lumbar Intradiscal Pressure: an in-vitro Biomechanical Analysis”; Spine; J.B. Lippincott; November 15, 1997; 22(22):2655-63.
McNulty PS: Book Reviews of The Hand: Primary Care of Common Problems, and The Hand: Examination and Diagnosis. Journal of Hand Surgery, March, 1991.