Patrick Kevin McGinty, DPT
 Title: Assistant Professor - Clinical
 Dept: Health Sciences
 Office: HS 124
 Phone: 216-687-6988,  x6988
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. HS 124, Cleveland, OH 44115

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PT, Physical Therapy, University of Illinois-Chicago, 2012
B.S., Engineering Psychology, United States Military Academy at West Point, 2003
Brief Bio:
Dr. McGinty is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point with a degree in engineering psychology and the University of Illinois at Chicago with a doctor of physical therapy degree. He has completed an APTA accredited orthopaedic physical therapy residency program at the Cleveland Clinic and is a board certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist (OCS). Dr. McGinty previously worked as a staff physical therapist for Rehabilitation and Sports Therapy at the Cleveland Clinic. He also served as faculty for the Cleveland Clinic Orthopaedic Residency Program.  He has presented as a featured speaker at the Ohio Physical Therapy Association annual scientific symposium and the Cleveland Clinic Sports Health Summit. In addition, he speaks at community outreach events concerning public health and chronic low back pain. Dr. McGinty's professional interests include pain neuroscience education, orthopedics, chronic pain, wellness promotion, and decreasing the over-medicalization of society.
Dr. McGinty lives in Bay Village, Ohio with his wife and three children. In his free time he enjoys Crossfit, kayaking on Lake Erie, reading, and watching football.
Research Interests:
Chronic Pain

Population Health


Scholarship of Learning
Teaching Areas:
Physical Therapy
Manual Therapy
Professional Ethics
Functional Anatomy
Professional Affiliations:
American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
Ohio Physical Therapy Association (OPTA)
Education Section of APTA
Orthopedic Section of APTA
Professional Experience:
Industrial Therapy Solutions May 2018-Present
Industrial physical therapy consultant in manufacturing settings including ergonomic assessments, job site analysis, worker injury prevention, and case facilitation for return to work

Kindred at Home May 2018-2019
PRN Home Health Care including case management, OASIS start of care, and physical therapy treatments

Bryant and Stratton College, Parma, OH May 2018 to May 2019
Adjunct Professor, Physical Therapy Assistant Program

Cleveland Clinic Foundation August 2012-May 2018
Outpatient orthopedic clinic staff physical therapist and Back on Trek chronic back pain program physical therapist; specializing in manual therapy, pain neuroscience education, dry needling, and sports; Selected to travel to UAE for VIP treatment team

United States Army May 2003-November 2009
United States Army Officer promoted to the rank of Captain; Executive Officer of an Infantry Company; Bronze Star for Service received during combat deployment to Iraq; Instructor at Basic Officer Course
Community Service:
VFW Post 9693 Special Program Chair
Tri-C Preventative Care Clinic Mentor