Brian A. McCarty, MD | Sports Medicine Physician | Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital

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Dr. Brian McCarty

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Brian A. McCarty MD

  • Shoulder
  • Knee
  • Sports Medicine
  • Joint Restoration

"Each of our patients has unique needs and expectations. We apply a team approach, incorporating therapists, trainers and other specialists to maximize improvement. I strongly emphasize physical rehabilitation and recommend surgery only for clear diagnoses when other treatments have failed."

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Dr. McCarty works directly with his patients to identify their needs and goals to help them return to full function as soon as possible. He utilizes a team approach during diagnosis, procedure and recovery involving cooperation between physicians, therapists, trainers and especially the patient. Dr. McCarty believes that surgery is a very beneficial option if needed, but he takes care to never operate unless absolutely necessary.

Meet Dr. McCarty

Specializing in orthopedic sports medicine, Dr. McCarty’s approach to treatment is centered on you – to identify your individual problems, make sure you understand them, and establish a treatment plan together. Watch this video to learn more about Dr. McCarty.

Additional Information

  • Medical Director of the Joint Restoration Program at the Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital.
  • Team Physician for Brookfield East, Marquette University High School, Milwaukee Wave and Women’s Soccer Club of Milwaukee.
  • Member of the International Cartilage Repair Society.
  • Member of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS).

Clinical Interests

  • Advanced Arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Anatomic ACL Reconstruction
  • Anatomic Cartilage Restoration
  • Sports Medicine


  • English


Medical School

Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Blodgett Memorial Medical Center - Grand Rapids, Michigan


Adidas Sport Medicine Institute - Auckland, New Zealand

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Video Library

Dr. McCarty on Anatomical ACL Reconstruction

Anatomical ACL Reconstruction

Dr. McCarty explains a new procedure to repair torn ACL that restores your knee to its normal state. Watch Now »

Dr. McCarty on Ankle Sprains

Ankle Sprains

Dr. McCarty discusses sprained ankles and the importance of physical therapy to strengthen the injured area. Watch Now »


  • Elmbrook Memorial
  • Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital
  • Wheaton Franciscan - Wauwatosa Campus


  • Orthopedic Institute of Wisconsin
    9969 S. 27th Street
    Suite 1100
    Franklin, WI 53132
    Phone: 414-384-6700
  • Orthopedic Institute of Wisconsin
    2323 N. Mayfair Road
    Suite 300/310
    Wauwatosa, WI 53226
    Phone: 414-384-6700
  • Orthopedic Institute of Wisconsin
    17000 W. North Avenue
    Suite 201E
    Brookfield, WI 53005
    Phone: 414-384-6700

Blog Posts


/app/files/public/376/blog-thumb-sports-med-radio-show.jpgPlatelet Rich Plasma Treatments2/25/2017Transcript URL
/app/files/public/376/blog-thumb-sports-med-radio-show.jpgGreen Bay Packers Playoff Injury Rundown1/21/2017Transcript URL
/app/files/public/376/blog-thumb-sports-med-radio-show.jpgPlaying in the Cold / NFL Playoff Roundup1/7/2017Transcript URL
/app/files/public/376/blog-thumb-sports-med-radio-show.jpgShoulder Injuries12/10/2016Transcript URL
/app/files/public/376/blog-thumb-sports-med-radio-show.jpgGeneral Sports Medicine11/26/2016Transcript URL
/app/files/public/376/blog-thumb-sports-med-radio-show.jpgThe Aging Athlete9/10/2016Transcript URL
/app/files/public/376/blog-thumb-sports-med-radio-show.jpgKnee Injuries9/3/2016Transcript URL
/app/files/public/376/blog-thumb-sports-med-radio-show.jpgDr. McCarty & Packers Hall of Famer John Anderson Discuss Second Careers After Sports2/20/2016Transcript URL
/app/files/public/376/blog-thumb-sports-med-radio-show.jpgNFL Playoffs & Recent Injuries1/9/2016Transcript URL
/app/files/public/376/blog-thumb-sports-med-radio-show.jpgCommon Injuries in Youth Basketball12/19/2015Transcript URL
/app/files/public/376/blog-thumb-sports-med-radio-show.jpgElectrophysiology in Sports Medicine12/5/2015Transcript URL
/app/files/public/376/blog-thumb-sports-med-radio-show.jpgChanges in Sports Medicine11/14/2015Transcript URL
/app/files/public/376/blog-thumb-sports-med-radio-show.jpgOur Milwaukee Wave Partnership10/31/2015Transcript URL
/app/files/public/376/blog-thumb-sports-med-radio-show.jpgThe Staff of Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital8/22/2015Transcript URL
/app/files/public/376/blog-thumb-sports-med-radio-show.jpgDouble Bundle ACL Reconstruction6/20/2015Transcript URL