Patrick S. McNulty, MD, FABSS, FABOS, is a top 1% or higher, double-board certified, award-winning orthopedic surgeon and spine specialist at McNulty Spine (Las Vegas Neurosurgical Institute) in Las Vegas who treats children and adults. He has over 30 years of experience in treating and reconstructing a wide range of spinal disorders and deformities. He is well versed on appropriate conservative measures, spinal injections, and surgical reconstruction.
Dr. McNulty graduated magna cum laude from the University of Miami with a triple major in electrical engineering, computer engineering, and chemistry. He went on to earn his medical degree at the University of Miami Medical School, graduating first in his class.
For his orthopedic surgery residency, Dr. McNulty went to the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, an affiliate of the Texas Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital and Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas. He also completed rigorous fellowship training in spinal surgery at the Scoliosis and Spine Center, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins Hospital in Towson, Maryland.
Following his medical training, Dr. McNulty followed a family tradition with military service. Dr. McNulty is a decorated military veteran serving in the United States Navy during the Bosnian War. He served active duty with the United States Navy from 1994-1997 in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the Naval Hospital in Portsmouth, Virginia. In addition to deploying during the Bosnian War, Dr. McNulty was also the head of the division of spine surgery and was involved full-time with orthopedic residency training.
Dr. McNulty holds membership in a wide range of professional organizations, including the prestigious Scoliosis Research Society (the premier international society for spinal deformity surgeons), American College of Spine Surgery, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, Phi Kappa Phi medical honor society, Eta Kappu Nu electrical engineering honor society, and Tau Beta Pi engineering honor Society. Dr. McNulty has also won many awards over the years, such as U.S. News and World Report Top Doctors, America’s Top Orthopedists, Marquis Who’s Who, Top Doctors in Las Vegas 2017-2019, Leading Physicians of the World, and Consumers’ Research-Council of America Top Physicians.
Dr. McNulty often begins with conservative treatments before implementing surgical options. He is well-versed on spinal injections to start your recovery process in an efficient, structure-focused fashion. He provides traditional spine surgery as well as minimally invasive and robotic surgical options. Dr. McNulty is also well-versed in workers’ compensation and medical-legal medicine.
Words from our patients
"Dr Mcnulty changed my life. I was at the point where I couldn't walk or stand. He saw my MRI and immediately saw my issue [...] I highly recommend his expertise."
"I really love the fact that he took time with me and my concerns. I highly recommend Dr. McNulty because he is simply the BEST!!"
"Patrick McNulty, MD is the best surgeon I have seen in the past 35 years."
"Based on my experience with Dr. McNulty, I would 100% recommend him to anyone considering back surgery."