Dr. Mulcahey is a Board Certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in shoulder and knee surgery and sports medicine. She is a New Hampshire native, who received her Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry from Dartmouth College in 2000 and her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Rochester School of Medicine in 2006. She completed her orthopaedic residency at Brown University, followed by a fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma at the same institution. Dr. Mulcahey then went on to do a fellowship in sports medicine at San Diego Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine. While in fellowship, she assisted with team coverage of the San Diego Padres (MLB) and San Diego State University.
Dr. Mary Mulcahey joined the faculty in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Tulane in April 2017, as the Director of Tulane’s Women’s Sports Medicine Program. In that role, Dr. Mulcahey has been instrumental in the design, development, and leadership of a comprehensive approach to the care of active women. This cutting edge program combines resources and services of multiple disciplines including orthopaedic surgery, primary care sports medicine, physical therapy, nutrition, and sports psychology. Her areas of clinical expertise include shoulder injuries, rotator cuff tears, rotator cuff tendinitis, biceps tendinitis, shoulder instability, labral tears, knee injuries, ACL tears, meniscus tears, patellar instability, and tendon injuries (eg patellar tendon, achilles tendon, quad tendon). She takes care of both male and female patients. Dr. Mulcahey is the team physician for Tulane’s Women’s Indoor and Beach Volleyball teams, the Big Easy Rollergirls, New Orleans Women’s Rugby (the Halfmoons), the Hippies (women’s professional football team in New Orleans), as well as several local all girls’ high schools, including St. Mary’s Dominican, Academy of the Sacred Heart, Cabrini, Mt. Carmel Academy, Archbishop Chapelle, and St. Scholastica Academy.
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Who has influenced you most in life?
My mother - she always told me I could do anything I wanted in my life!