Brendan J. MacKay, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon with Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Brendan J. MacKay, who serves the population of Lubbock, Texas.

Dr. Brendan J. MacKay is a highly trained and qualified surgeon with extensive expertise in all facets of his work, especially hand, microvascular, and peripheral nerve surgery. Dr. MacKay has been in practice for ten years and is currently serving as Assistant Professor and Director of Hand and Microvascular Surgery at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas.

Dr. MacKay attended Northwestern University – The Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois, graduating with his Medical Degree in 2007. He subsequently completed his residency training in Orthopedic Surgery at New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, before undertaking his fellowship training in Hand, Microvascular, and Peripheral Nerve Surgery at The Hand Center of San Antonio and the University of Texas Health Science Center.

To keep up to date with the latest advances and developments in his field, Dr. MacKay maintains a professional membership with the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He attributes his success to having expert and generous mentors, guides, and teachers throughout his career. Dr. MacKay accepts challenges and enjoys the problem solving approach, as well as learning from his patients and their families.

Orthopaedic surgeons are devoted to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles. Some orthopaedists are generalists, while others specialize in certain areas of the body, others specialty focuses include shoulder and elbow, hand, and spine. Orthopaedic surgeons treat broken bones, and replace painful joints, and also treat patients for sports injuries, back pain, ruptured discs and spinal stenosis, bone tumors, carpal tunnel, hand arthritis and hand injuries, club foot, bow legs and hip dysplasia, orthopaedic trauma, limb lengthening, achilles tendon injuries, bunions and foot and ankle injuries, osteoporosis, and arthritis.

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