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.
“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.”