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Edward F McCarthy, Jr, M.D.

Professor of Pathology

Male  | Languages: English, French, German, Spanish

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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  • Professor of Pathology
  • Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery



The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-614-3655

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map


Bone Disease, Joint Diseases, Pathology

Research Interests

Cartilage tumors; Metabolic bone disease, particularly osteogenesis imperfecta and renal osteodystrophy; Bone pathology


Dr. Edward F. McCarthy is a professor of pathology and orthopaedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He specializes in the treatment of bone and joint diseases.

Dr. McCarthy completed his medical training at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in 1974. He performed residencies in orthopaedic surgery and pathology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, and in 1977 completed a fellowship in orthopaedic surgery at the Sinai Hospital of Baltimore.

He is a member of the International Skeletal Society, and is certified in Anatomic Pathology by the American Board of Pathology. more

    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine / MD (1970)


    • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics / Orthopaedic Surgery (1974)
    • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics / Pathology (1976)


    • Sinai Hospital of Baltimore / Orthopaedic Surgery (1977)


    • American Board of Pathology / Anatomic Pathology (1977)
  • Research & Publications +

    Lab Website: Bone Histomorphometry Laboratory

    Selected Publications

    Khurana, J.S., McCarthy, E.F. Benign Cartilage Tumors. Diagnostic Histopathology. 20(5): 190-9, 2014.

    Santiago-Dieppa, D.R., Hwang, L.S., Bydon, A., Gokaslan, Z.L., McCarthy, E.F. L4 and L5 Spondylectomy for En Bloc Resection of Giant cell Tumor and Review of the Literature. Evid based Spine Care J. 5:151-7, 2014.

    Caturegli, P., McCarthy, E.F., Jackson, J.B., Hruban, R.H. The Pathology Residency Program of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine: A Model of Its Kind. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 139(3):400-6, 2015.

    Mathios, D., Ruzevick, J., Jackson, C.M., Xu, H., Shah, S. Taube, J.M., Burger, P.C., McCarthy, E.F., Quinones-Hinojosa, A., Pardoll, D.M., Lim, M. PD-1, PD-L1, PD-L2 expression in the chordoma microenvironment. J Neurooncol. 121(2):251-9, 2015.

    Miller, P.D., McCarthy, E.F. Bisphosphonate-associated atypical sub-trochanteric femur fractures: Paired bone biopsy quantitative histomorphometry before and after teriparatide administration. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 44:477-82, 2015.

  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +


    • International Skeletal Society
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