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Dr. William McGarvey MD

Dr. William McGarvey MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital
(281) 392-6797


Dr. William C. McGarvey graduated magna cum laude from Thomas Jefferson University Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed his internship in general surgery and residency in orthopedic surgery at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He then completed a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

Board certified in orthopedic surgery, Dr. McGarvey specializes in surgery of the foot and ankle. His clinical interests include ankle joint replacement, Ilizarov methods of surgical correction, arthroscopic surgery, fracture care, orthopedic trauma and sports medicine.

An associate professor of Orthopedic Surgery on the faculty of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston, Dr. McGarvey has authored numerous articles for medical journals. He has received many recognitions and awards including Physician of the Year at Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, Super Doc by Texas Monthly magazine and Houston Top Doc by H-Texas magazine. He is an active member of several professional associations, including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society.

Physician Details

Medical Education
Thomas Jefferson University, 1989
Internships & Residency
Union Memorial Hospital at Baltimore - Graduate Medical Education, 1994
Baylor College of Medicine - Orthopedic Surgery, 1995
Clinical Interests
Ankle Joint Replacement, Elbow Surgery, Foot and Ankle injuries, Hip Surgery, Knee injuries, Knee replacement, Knee Surgery, Shoulder surgery, Sports medicine
PCP Number
Cities Served
Barker, Bellaire, Cypress, Fulshear, Galena Park


ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007


Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup MMP Perinatal*
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks PPO*
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Corporate Remedies Worker's Comp*
  • Corvel Worker's Comp*
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - PPO Network*
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - Worker's Comp*
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health - Worker's Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Injury Management Organization Worker's Comp*
  • Interplan Health Group (IHG)*
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Olympus (International) - PPO Network*
  • Political Subdivision Workers Comp Alliance*
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Worker's Comp
  • Rockport - PPO Network*
  • Superior CHIP/Perinatal*
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • Texas True Choice - PPO Network*
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare Star Plus Perinatal*
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • USA Managed Care Organization - Worker's Comp*
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Worker's Comp

In The News

Dr. William McGarvey, MD featured in VYPE Houston magazine

Dr. McGarvey featured in VYPE Houston“Staying healthy requires stretching, proper footwear and training, resting and seeing a trainer, if indicated,” says William C. McGarvey, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon affiliated with the Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute. “Early recognition and treatment of overuse injuries is very important to make sure something little doesn’t blossom into something bigger.”

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Dr. William McGarvey, MD Patient Stories

Patient Story Icon - McIlvoy Cheering 80x80Cheerleader Keely McIlvoy had to undergo surgery for a broken ankle. Read about the diagnosis, recovery, and her return to cheering.

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