Patrick O'Callaghan, MD

Hand, wrist and elbow orthopedic specialist in Northern Michigan.

Dr. Patrick O'Callaghan

Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr. O’Callaghan specializes in a variety of hand, wrist and elbow surgical techniques and treatments. His special interests include fracture care, arthritis, joint replacement, sports injuries and pediatric trauma and deformity. Dr. O’Callaghan is trained in endoscopic carpal tunnel release, and he is an instructor for other surgeons. His work also extends to the practice of general orthopaedics.


  • Wide Awake, In-Office Hand Surgery
  • Complex Hand, Wrist & Upper Extremity 
  • Fracture Care 
  • Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Arthritis Care including Joint Replacement 
  • Sports Injuries  
  • Pediatric Trauma & Congenital Hand Deformities
  • General Orthopaedic Surgery

Office Locations

  • Petoskey
  • Gaylord
  • Charlevoix
  • Cheboygan

Education & Training

  • Board Certification – American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
  • Fellowship – Hand and Upper Extremity Surgical Fellowship at the University of Virginia.
  • Residency – Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Medical University of South Carolina.
  • Education – BA degree in Microbiology and Medical Degree at the Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan.  

Special Interests

Dr. O’Callaghan enjoys being active and playing most all sports, especially soccer, tennis, golf and basketball. He also enjoys various outdoor recreational activities that northern Michigan offers, including hiking, kayaking and skiing.

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