Michael R. McCarthy,
Board Certified Clinical Specialist,
Diplomate, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties

My role is to assist you in the healing process following injury or surgery and in connection with long term or acute conditions. Each patient is unique. I will work with you to develop an individualized program designed to reduce pain, enhance movement and increase muscle strength and endurance. Upon referral from your physician, I will assess your condition, establish your goals and begin your specifically tailored rehabilitation program. Through out your program, we will communicate with your physician to ensure a coordinated approach to achieving your long-term physical therapy goals.

Insurance and Fees

We will request payment from your insurance carrier. You will be responsible for any co-payments not covered by your insurance plan.

To Schedule an Appointment

In Kailua:
415 Uluniu Street, Suite A
Kailua, HI 96734
Ph: 808.262.8808
Fax: 808.263.5633


In Honolulu:
John A. Burns School of Medicine
Wellness Center
651 Ilalo Street.
Honolulu, HI 96813
Ph: 808.753.4060


If you are unable to keep an appointment, please notify us 24 hours in advance. Thank you.

Download the referral form to take to your physician:

Referral Form | Download .pdf 932KB

New patients may download the following intake form and bring to your first appointment:

Intake Form | Download .pdf 1.3MB

michael mccarthyDr. Michael McCarthy is a physical therapist, massage therapist and athletic trainer. A board certified clinical specialist in physical therapy, he draws upon his 25 years of experience in the treatment of patients with musculoskeletal disorders. Dr. McCarthy obtained a bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy and a master's degree in Exercise Physiology at the University of Oklahoma. He then completed a doctorate in Orthopedic Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine at the University of Virginia. He has worked at the Olympic Training Center and U.S. Olympic Festival, and also served as a clinical instructor for the University of Hawaii and several mainland universities. He currently serves as an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Complementary & Alternative Medicine at the John A. Burns School of Medicine. Dr. McCarthy has authored numerous papers and continues to lecture on topics related to orthopedic and sports rehabilitation.

To contact Dr. McCarthy, call 808.262.8808 (Kailua) or 808.753.4060 (Honolulu).

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