Dr. Bullock's practice focus includes all aspects of hip and knee replacement, including revision surgery and infections. He has experience in same day total knee replacement, same day total hip replacement, unicompartmental (partial) knee replacement surgery, robotic partial knee resurfacing and minimally invasive anterior approach total hip replacement surgery. His research interests include infection prevention, patient optimization and sacroiliac joint dysfunction.

Education & Training

  • Graduate: West Virginia University - Physical Therapy (Morgantown, W.Va.)
  • Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (Lewisburg, W.Va.)
  • Residency: Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center (Toledo, Ohio)
  • Fellowship: Wake Forest Baptist Hospital - Adult Reconstruction (Winston-Salem, N.C.)

Honors & Memberships

  • 2014 recipient of the “The Bob Green Memorial Award” for highest combined score on the written and oral board certification examinations
  • Editorial Board Member, Arthroplasty Today Journal
  • Member, West Virginia Orthopedic Society
  • Member, American Orthopaedic Association Council of Orthopaedic Residency Directors
  • Member, American Osteopathic Association
  • Member, American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics
  • Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Member, International Congress for Joint Reconstruction
  • Member, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Peer Reviewer, Journal of Arthroplasty
  • Peer Reviewer, Arthroplasty Today


  • Certified: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Charleston Internal Medicine

3701 MacCorkle Avenue SE
Charleston, WV 25304
Phone: 304-720-2345

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Marshall Orthopaedics

An outpatient department of Cabell Huntington Hospital
Marshall University Medical Center
1600 Medical Center Drive
Ground Floor
Huntington, WV 25701
Phone: 304-691-1262
Toll-Free Phone: 877-691-1600

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Marshall Orthopaedics - Teays Valley

300 Corporate Center Drive
1st Floor
Scott Depot, WV 25560
Phone: 304-691-6710

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Three Gables Surgery Center

5897 County Road #107
Proctorville, OH 45669
Phone: 740-886-9911

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Shahi A, Boe R, Bullock M, Hoedt C, Fayyad A, Miller L, Oliashirazi A. 2019. The risk factors and an evidence-based protocol for the management of persistent wound drainage after total hip and knee arthroplasty. Arthroplast Today. 2019 9 14;5(3):329-333.
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VanEenenaam DP, Johnson KN, Harris HM, Choi JA, Bullock MW, Forest DJ, Bryan. 2019. Development and Implementation of a Regional Anesthetic Service by General Anesthesiologists for Total Joint Arthroplasty Patients in a Small Community Hospital in the United States 2019;23(3):250-255
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Bullock MW, De Gregorio M, Danelson KA, Willey JS, Seem ME, Plate JF, Lang JE, Shields JS. 2018. Quantifying the force transmission through the pelvic joints during total hip arthroplasty: A pilot cadaveric study. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2018 7 27;58:69-73.
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Bullock MW, Lang JE. 2017. Using a Modified Ball-Tip Guide Rod to Equalize Leg Length and Restore Femoral Offset. Am J. Orthop. 2017 3 14;46(1):E10-E12.
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Brown ML, Plate JF, Holst DC, Bracey DN, Bullock MW, Lang JE. 2016. A retrospective analysis of the merits and challenges associated with simultaneous bilateral THA using the direct anterior approach. Hip Int. 2016 11 26;27(2):169-174.
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Bullock MW, Brown ML, Bracey DN, Langfitt MK, Shields JS, Lang JE. 2016. A Bundle Protocol to Reduce the Incidence of Periprosthetic Joint Infections After Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Single-Center Experience. J Arthroplasty. 2016 12 14;32(4):1067-1073.
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