Dr. Kevin P. McCarthy

Dr. Kevin P. McCarthy

Dr. McCarthy graduated from Michigan State University with high honors and a Bachelor of Science Degree in human physiology. He received his Medical Degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan in 1999, graduating in the top twenty percent of his class. Dr. McCarthy continued his training at Tulane Medical Center by completing an orthopaedic residency there in 2004. During residency, he received multiple distinguished awards, including the Sherman Award for outstanding second year resident and the Thibodeaux Award for the senior resident that best exemplifies leadership and intelligence. He served as Administrative Chief Resident from July of 2003 to June of 2004.

Dr. McCarthy completed a fellowship in pediatric and adult spine surgery in 2005. He currently specializes in treatment of all spinal disorders with a special emphasis in minimally invasive spine surgery, spinal deformity and cervical spine procedures.

The Spine Center of Louisiana has a dedicated website with helpful information on minimally-invasive spine procedures, appointment information, frequently asked questions, patient survey and a helpful patient portal.

Recent Spine Videos

by Dr. Kevin P. McCarthy

Endoscopic Lumbar Fusion


Treating Back Pain With Endoscopic Rhizotomy Advancements


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Recent Spine Articles

by Dr. Kevin P. McCarthy

How To Manage Back Pain During Holiday Travel

November 16, 2022

Along with the fun and excitement the holidays bring, chances are also high that you or someone in your family will experience back pain at ...

Are You a Candidate for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery?

October 7, 2022

What is minimally invasive spine surgery and am I a good candidate? Back pain is one of the most common medical problems facing people in ...

Tips for Traveling with Back Pain

December 7, 2021

People living with back pain know that the travel associated with holiday get togethers can sometimes put a damper on family fun. Flying can cause ...

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