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Richard  L. McGough, MD

​Dr. McGough specializes in both adult and pediatric orthopaedic surgery, with expertise in bone and soft tissue sarcomas, pelvic reconstruction, limb salvage and metastatic disease to bone. Currently, his areas of research focus on prosthetic development and limb reconstruction, as well as the integration of oncology, orthopaedic surgery and stem cell research.

His training responsibilities include teaching musculoskeletal oncology, adult reconstruction and basic surgical procedures to clinical residents.  Outside of the classroom, Dr. McGough travels on medical mission trips to Haiti, Mexico, and Guatemala to provide care to the underprivileged.

Dr. McGough received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He completed his postgraduate training in orthopaedic surgery at Rhode Island Hospital and a fellowship in musculoskeletal oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Dr. McGough is a member of several professional associations including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Connective Tissue Oncology Society, and the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society. He is also the founder of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute Sarcoma Research Core.

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