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MaCalus V. Hogan

Professor and Chair of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Hogan is the David Silver Professor and Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery for UPMC. With secondary appointments in the Department of Bioengineering and the Katz School of Business. Dr. Hogan was the founder and director of the Foot and Ankle Injury Research (F.A.I.R.) group at Pitt, within the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He serves as a foot and ankle consultant for the athletic departments at the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, Duquesne University, and Robert Morris University. He is the assistant team physician for Point Park University, including the Conservatory of Performing Arts, and the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. Dr. Hogan also serves as the foot and ankle consultant for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Pittsburgh Penguins as part of UPMC Sports Medicine.

Originally from Muscle Shoals, Alabama, Dr. Hogan completed his undergraduate studies at Xavier University of Louisiana with a bachelor of science degree in biochemistry and minor in biology. He received his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, DC, and completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville, Virginia, which included a National Institutes of Health Clinician Scientist fellowship year with a focus in musculoskeletal tissue repair and regeneration. He completed his foot and ankle fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, where he served as a consultant for the New York Ballet Company, American Ballet Theatre, and several collegiate and professional sports teams.

Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Hogan is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Association, the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Foundation Board of Directors, the Orthopaedic Research Society, the J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society, and the International Society for Arthroscopy, Knee, and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. Dr. Hogan has over 250 manuscripts, book chapters, and presentations. Dr. Hogan presents both nationally and internationally on his management of foot and ankle injuries, regenerative medicine, and his clinical outcomes research. Dr. Hogan has been selected as a Best Doctor in America since 2016 and serves on the Hall of Fame Health Medical Advisory Board.


  • –present
    Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh