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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (12)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Eric McCarty, Chief of Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery is Excellent. Dr. McCarty has been reviewed by 61 patients who have provided 12 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. Eric McCarty, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. McCarty graduated from University of Colorado, Denver. He has 9 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Best Doctor for Executives, Awarding Body: ColoradoBiz Magazine, Date: 1/1/2012, Description: Named Best Sports Medicine Doctor
Top Doctor in Denver, Awarding Body: 5280 Magazine, Date: 1/1/2011, Description: Voted a 5280 best doctor by my peers in response to the question, "Which physician would you trust to treat you and your family?"
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2013 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Orthopaedic Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2009, 2014)


Dr. McCarty has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • University Hospital - Denver 
  • Boulder Community Foothills Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Eric McCarty MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 19 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.
Where does Dr. Eric McCarty practice?
Dr. Eric McCarty has 2 office locations.
Dr. Eric McCarty practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine near Boulder, CO.
See Boulder Orthopedic Surgeons and Boulder Surgeons.