Caroline’s Story

Positioning herself to perfectly execute a winning shot is something Caroline McCarthy does well. Last summer, however, she never could have imagined that a tie-breaking point in a game would land her in South
Shore Hospital’s emergency department with a severe wrist fracture….

Subspecialties and Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgery
Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery
Orthopedic Trauma
General Orthopedic Surgery
Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery
Orthopedic Trauma
General Orthopedic Surgery
Independent Medical Examinations
Workers Compensation
Adult and pediatric orthopedic surgery
Hand and upper extremity surgery
Orthopedic trauma
Wrist arthroscopy


University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA

Medical Degree

Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Professional Memberships

AAOS American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
MMS Massachusetts Medical Society
MOA Massachusetts Orthopedic Association

Hospital Affiliations

South Shore Hospital, South Weymouth, MA – Active Staff


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