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About Dr. Kathleen A Mchale

Dr. Kathleen A Mchale, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Fairfax, VA, with another office in Annandale, VA. She has 43 years of experience. Her specialties include Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Mchale is affiliated with Inova Alexandria Hospital and Inova Fairfax Hospital. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

72 Ratings with 22 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Kathleen A Mchale is Good. Dr. Kathleen A Mchale has been rated by 72 patients. From those 72 patients 22 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Kathleen A Mchale is 3.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Commonwealth Orthopaedics Rehabilitation

8501 Arlington Blvd Ste 400
Fairfax, VA 22031
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Commonwealth Orthopaedics

3301 Woodburn Rd Ste 309
Annandale, VA 22003
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Dr. Kathleen A Mchale has the following 1 specialty

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Kathleen A Mchale has the following 19 expertise

  • Surgery
  • Primary Headache Disorders
  • Hip Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Epilepsy
  • Joint Replacement
  • Arthroscopy
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery
  • Herniated Disc
  • Psychiatry
  • Joint Pain/Swelling
  • Laminectomy
  • Neurology
  • Scoliosis
  • Bone Fracture
  • Osteoarthritis

Board Certifications

Dr. Kathleen A Mchale is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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You have half a day to spend then take an appointment

Visited this doctor 3 times and all my visits have lasted over 1 hour wait times. My last visit was the most horrible when we waited close to 2 hours. The office did not switch their air conditioning on inspire of having people wait in the lobby on a day when the temp was 92F. People were complaint and laughing at the service and while most complained some left midway including us. Horrible experience considering we had a 6 month old with us.

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A reliable "feel good" and competent orthopedic surgeon.

Dr. McHale is a no nonsense highly professional practitioner. She will not push for a surgery if the problem can be solved in another manner. She spends time to ask questions, explain, reassure as well as providing accurate diagnostic every time I visited as a patient or for my children. Surgery was always a success.

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Go elsewhere

Horrible person, no manners or patience - do not recommend.

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No respect for patient's time

My son and I were in time for his 12:10 appt. At 12:40 we were finally taken back to the exam room - where we waited & waited. At 1:10 (an hour past our appt. time) I asked the front desk if they knew when we would be seen. The receptionist said she would check but never gave us an update. My son was a current patient of Commonwealth Orthopedics & had X rays & an MRI in their office. We we referred "in house" to McHale as a pediatric Orthopedist with Commonwealth to discuss the MRI. At 2 PM, almost 2 hours late and with no apology, she finally sees us yet has NO idea why we are there. She had not even opened my son's file to review the report from the radiologist. I will NEVER see this doctor again as she clearly had no regard for the time she kept us waiting.

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Very happy with this surgeon

Dr McHale has done 2 surgeries on my daughter and getting ready to do one for me. I had been to 2 other doctors prior and they couldn't tell me what was wrong with my daughter until I saw her. She told me what was wrong, fixed it and showed me the pictures to prove what she was saying post op. I have been VERY impressed with her. She works around the clock and very hard at what she does. I have been very happy with her and the majority of her staff I LOVE!

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Mchale is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    43 Years Experience

  • Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 1975

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Kathleen A Mchale accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna Innovation Health
    • Aetna VA Signature Gold HMO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry - Bon Secours Tier 1
    • Coventry - Southside Tier 2
    • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • Optima Health
    • Optima Health OptimaFit Direct HMO
    • Optima Vantage HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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