Dr. MaCalus Hogan is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He also serves as the Associate Residency Program Director in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr. Hogan received his BS in Biochemistry (cum laude) with a minor in Biology from Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, Louisiana, where he also served as Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC Scholar). He continued his education at Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, DC, where he earned his MD. He remained active in research during medical school serving as an NIH/NIAID Research Fellow and Matory-Kiernan Surgical Research Fellow. He was the recipient of a National Institutes of Health Training Grant and served as a Musculoskeletal Tissue Repair and Regeneration Research Fellow at the University of Virginia Health System, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, in Charlottesville, Virginia. It was at the University of Virginia Health System, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, where he completed his residency training. This was followed by foot and ankle fellowship training in New York, New York; at the Hospital for Special Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, and New York Presbyterian – Weill Cornell Medical Center.
Dr. Hogan has extensive research interest in musculoskeletal regenerative medicine with a focus on tendon, ligament, and cartilage bioengineering. In 2013, Dr. Hogan and his research team received the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS) J. Leonard Goldner Award for best basic science research for their work on tendon regeneration entitled: “Successful Achilles Tendon Regeneration using a Bioresorbable Nanofiber Scaffold, Stem Cells, and Growth Factor in a Rat Tendon Gap Defect Model.” In 2014, Dr. Hogan received the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) Emerging Leader on the Move Award. He is a member of various professional organizations and societies, including but not limited to, the American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leaders Program, the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society, the Orthopaedic Research Society, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
View a list of Dr. Hogan’s publications here.