Dr. McCarthy has been in private medical practice in the Northern Virginia area since 1976. He received a BS (Magna cum laude) at Xavier University in Cincinnati, and M.D. degree at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He served his internship and residency in Family Practice at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals in Madison, Wisconsin. He practiced family medicine for thirty years in the Northern Virginia area, and was repeatedly named in the Washington Consumer Checkbook as one of the area's top family physicians.
He has served as the Chief of Staff and board member at Potomac Hospital in Woodbridge, Virginia. He founded the nationally recognized Continuing Medical Education program at Potomac Hospital in Woodbridge, Virginia and served as the Director of Continuing Medical Education for over twenty years. Dr. McCarthy has also served as a board member of the Northern Virginia Foundation for Health and Medical Care and on the board of Physician’s Care insurance. He served as the team physician for the Prince William professional baseball team for twenty years, working with the Pirates, Yankees, Cardinals, and White Sox organizations.
Since 2007 Dr McCarthy's entire focus has been weight loss and diseases caused by excess weight. He has extensive post-graduate education in weight loss medicine, nutrition, metabolism, weight-related diseases and lifestyle medicine, in addition to his thirty years experience practicing general medicine. He was among the first 350 physicians in the U.S. to become certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine http://www.abom.org/ .
Dr McCarthy currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (www.asbp.org). He is nationally recognized for his expertise in the field of weight loss medicine and is a frequent speaker on various topics of obesity medicine at local, regional and national medical educational events.
Northern Virginia Area Bariatric Consultants
2010 A Opitz Blvd
Woodbridge, Virginia 22191
Location Phone: 703-494-1020
Location Fax: 703-494-0445
Dr McCarthy graduated magna cum laude Xavier University in Cincinnate and holds a M.D. degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. He completed his intership and residency in Family Practice at the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madision, Wisconsin. He practiced family medicine for thirty years in the Northern Virginia area and was named repeatedly in Consumer Checkbook as one of the area's top family physicians.