Biography

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, minimally invasive anterior approach total hip replacement surgery, robotic (computer-assisted) hip replacement, robotic (computer-assisted) knee replacement and hip fractures. His research interests include robotic-assisted joint replacement, biologic response to implants, infection, 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

Certification

  • Certified: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Marshall Orthopaedics

An outpatient department of Cabell Huntington Hospital
Marshall University Medical Center
1600 Medical Center Drive
Suite G500 (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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Fischer S, Bullock M, Adigweme O, Danoff J, Freccero D, Saxena A, North T, Stronach B, Levine. 2022. "Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty" (https://hipknee.aahks.org/revision-total-hip-arthroplasty/) https://hipknee.aahks.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Revision-Total-Hip-Arthroplasty-KR-FINAL.pdf

Adigweme O, Fischer S, Bullock M, Danoff J, Freccero D, Saxena A, North T, Stronach B, Levine B. 2022. "Diversity in the Orthopedic Workforce" (https://hipknee.aahks.org/diversity-in-the-orthopedic-workforce/) https://hipknee.aahks.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Workforce-Diversity-OOA-edit-MWB-edit-11_8-1-FINAL.pdf

Smith D, Berdis G, Singh V, Caughran A, Bullock M. 2022. Postoperative Fluid Collections in Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Narrative Review. Orthop Res Rev. 2022 3 1;14:43-57.
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Peluso R, Hesson J, Aikens J, Bullock M. 2022. An Update on Physical Therapy Adjuncts in Orthopedics [White Paper] 2022 April;(2)14:163-69
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Bullock M, Levine B, Fisher S, Danoff J, Saxena A, Stronach B. 2022. "Metal Sensitivity and Joint Replacement" Powerpoint Patient Video Hip and Knee Care – American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) – Patient Education Committee (https://hipknee.aahks.org/allergic-or-sensitive-to-metal/) (http://https://youtu.be/BgUNRw-lBWI)

Bullock M, Adigweme O, Fischer S, Deckey D, Barrett T, Freccero D, Saxena A, North T, Saxena A, Stronach B. 2022. "Paying for Your Joint Replacement" (https://hipknee.aahks.org/paying-for-your-joint-replacement/) https://hipknee.aahks.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Paying-for-Your-Joint-Replacement-Final.pdf

Caughran A, Berdis G, Peluso R, Bullock M. 2022. "MAKO Assisted Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty Technique" VuMedi Surgical Technique Video 2022 April (https://www.vumedi.com/video/mako-assisted-revision-total-knee-arthroplasty-technique/)

MacAskill M, Blickenstaff B, Caughran A, Bullock M. 2021. Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty Using Robotic Arm Technology 2021 Dec 10;13:35-42
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Bullock M, Fischer S, Danoff J, Freccero D, Saxena A, North T, Stronach B, Levine B. 2021. "Revision Knee Replacement" (https://hipknee.aahks.org/revision-knee-replacement/) https://hipknee.aahks.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Revision-Total-Knee-Arthroplasty_3.5.2021.pdf

Danoff J, Fischer S, Bullock M, Freccero D, Saxena A, North T, Stronach B, Levine B. 2021. "Sickle Cell Anemia and Total Hip Replacement" (https://hipknee.aahks.org/sickle-cell-anemia-and-total-hip-replacement/) https://hipknee.aahks.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Sickle-Cell-Anemia-Final.pdf

Fischer S, Bullock M, Danoff J, Freccero D, Saxena A, North T, Stronach B, Levine B. 2021. "Replacement Surgery for Hip Fractures" (https://hipknee.aahks.org/replacement-surgery-for-hip-fractures/) https://hipknee.aahks.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Hip-Replacement-for-Fracture-Final.pdf

Bullock M, Kelley K, Teets E, Levine B, Saxena A. 2021. "Discharge Options After Joint Replacement" American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) Amplified Podcast - (https://www.aahks.org/discharge-options-after-joint-replacement/)

Lavender C, Adil S, Patel T, Bullock M, Oliashirazi A. 2021. Incisionless Synovium and Bone Biopsy of a Painful Total Knee Arthroplasty. Arthrosc Tech. 2021 3 9;10(2):e475-e479.
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Bullock M, Wallace W, Caccavallo P, Levine B, Danoff J. 2021. “Patient Optimization and Management of the Joint Replacement Patient – Episode 2” American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) Amplified Podcast - (https://www.aahks.org/preoperative-optimization-and-management-of-the-joint-replacement-patient-episode-2)

Bullock M, Wallace W, Caccavallo P, Levine B, Danoff J. 2021. “Patient Optimization and Management of the Joint Replacement Patient – Episode 1” American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) Amplified Podcast - (https://www.aahks.org/preoperative-optimization-and-management-of-the-joint-replacement-patient-episode-1)

Bullock M, Levine B, North T, Fisher S, Danoff J, Saxena A, Stronach B. 2021. “What is Computer-Assisted Surgery?” Powerpoint Patient Video Hip and Knee Care – American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) – Patient Education Committee (https://hipknee.aahks.org/computer-assisted-surgery) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PrnBkS6JSyE)

Bullock M, Bedard J. 2021. "5 Ways Virtual Reality Can Better Prepare Future Surgeons" https://www.healthleadersmedia.com/innovation/5-ways-virtual-reality-can-better-prepare-future-surgeons

Adil S, Hooper M, Kocher T, Caughran A, Bullock M. 2021. Conversion of Hip Arthrodesis Using Robotic Arm Technology Arthroplasty Today. 2021 Apr 27;9:40-45.
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Bullock M, Wallace W, Caccavallo P, Levine B, Danoff J. 2021. “Patient Optimization and Management of the Joint Replacement Patient – Episode 3” American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) Amplified Podcast - (https://www.aahks.org/preoperative-optimization-and-management-of-the-joint-replacement-patient-episode-3)

Sayan A, Kopiec A, Shahi A, Chowdhry M, Bullock M, Oliashirazi A. 2021. The Expanding Role of Biomarkers in Diagnosing Infection in Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Review of Current Literature. Arch Bone Jt Surg. 2021 3 30;9(1):33-43.
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Adil A, Bullock M, Oliashirazi A, Lavender C. 2021. Incisionless Synovium and Bone Biopsy of a Painful Total Knee Arthroplasty. Biologic and Nanoarthroscopic Approaches in Sports Medicine. Springer: 2021:147-154.

Lamba C, Denning K, Ouellette E, Kurtz S, Bullock M. 2021. An Interesting Case of Osteolysis With Accompanying Metallosis in a Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty Arthroplasty Today 2021 Oct 1; 11:81-7
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Bullock M, Kelley K, Caughran, A, Cheung F, Wallace W, Oliashirazi A. 2021. "An Overview of Knee Replacement" - Marshall Orthopaedics Patient Handout April 2021

Adigweme O, Fischer S, Bullock M, Danoff J, Freccero D, Saxena A, North T, Stronach B, Levine B. 2021. "Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty” (https://hipknee.aahks.org/racial-and-ethnic-disparities-in-hip-and-knee-arthroplasty/) https://hipknee.aahks.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Racial-and-Ethnic-Disparities-in-Hip-and-Knee-Arthroplasty-1.pdf

Bullock M, Saxena A, Stronach B, Adigweme O, Freccero D, Willenburg K, Belden K. 2021. “Infection and Joint Replacement – Episode 1” American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) amplified Podcast – (https://www.aahks.org/infection-and-joint-replacement-episode-1)

Bullock M, Saxena A, Stronach B, Adigweme O, Freccero D, Willenburg K, Belden K.. 2021. “Infection and Joint Replacement – Episode 2” American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) amplified Podcast – (https://www.aahks.org/infection-and-joint-replacement-episode-2)

Bullock M. 2021. “Infection and Joint Replacement: A Patient’s Perspective – Episode 3” American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) amplified Podcast – (https://www.aahks.org/infection-and-joint-replacement-with-patients-episode-3)

Bullock M. 2021. “Infection and Joint Replacement: A Patient’s Perspective – Episode 4” American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) amplified Podcast – (https://www.aahks.org/infection-and-joint-replacement-with-patients-episode-4)

Danoff J, Adigweme O, Fischer S, Bullock M, Freccero D, Saxena A, North T, Stronach B, Levine B. 2021. "Inflammatory Arthritis – What is it and what should I know?” (https://hipknee.aahks.org/inflammatory-arthritis/) https://hipknee.aahks.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/Inflammatory-Arthritis-AAHKS_v4-Austin-edits-002-1-1.pdf

Fischer S, Bullock M, Adigweme O, Danoff J, Freccero D, Saxena A, North T, Stronach B, Levine B. 2021. "Osteonecrosis of the Hip” (https://hipknee.aahks.org/osteonecrosis-of-the-hip/) https://hipknee.aahks.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Osteonecrosis-of-the-Hip-1-1.pdf

MacAskill M, Blickenstaff B, Caughran A, Bullock M. 2021. Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty Using Robotic Arm Technology Arthroplasty Today. 2021 Dec 10;13:35-42

Bullock M, Freccero D, Saxena A, Danoff J, Fischer S, Stronach B, North T, Levine B. 2021. "Home Therapy Exercises Before Hip or Knee Replacement" (http://hipknee.aahks.org/exercise-guides/) https://hipknee.aahks.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Exercises-Before-Surgery-FINAL-1_7_21.pdf

Bullock M, Freccero D, Saxena A, Danoff J, Fischer S, Stronach B, North T, Levine B. 2021. "Gait Training After Joint Replacement" (http://hipknee.aahks.org/exercise-guides/) https://hipknee.aahks.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Gait-Training-Jan-2021.pdf

Bullock M, Freccero D, Saxena A, Danoff J, Fischer S, Stronach B, North T, Levine B. 2021. "Exercises For Patellar Tendinopathy" (http://hipknee.aahks.org/exercise-guides/) https://hipknee.aahks.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Patellar-Tendonitis-FINAL-1_7_21.pdf

Bullock M, Freccero D, Saxena A, Danoff J, Fischer S, Stronach B, North T, Levine B. 2021. "Home Therapy Exercises for Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS)" (http://hipknee.aahks.org/exercise-guides/) https://hipknee.aahks.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/IT-Band-Handout-knee-Jan-2021d.pdf

Bullock M, Saxena A, Danoff J, Fischer S, Stronach B, Levine B. 2020. "Exercises for Trochanteric Bursitis" (http://hipknee.aahks.org/exercise-guides/) https://hipknee.aahks.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/trochanteric-bursitis-exercises-dec-5.pdf

Bullock M, Freccero D, Saxena A, Danoff J, Fischer S, Stronach B, North T, Levine B. 2020. "Iliopsoas Tendonitis / Bursitis" (http://hipknee.aahks.org/exercise-guides/) https://hipknee.aahks.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Iliopsoas-Bursitis-exercises-dec-7.pdf

Bullock M, Saxena A, Danoff J, Fischer S, North T, Stronach B, Levine B. 2020. "Home Exercises After Total Knee Replacement" (http://hipknee.aahks.org/exercise-guides/) https://hipknee.aahks.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/knee-exercises-print-guide.pdf

Bullock M, Saxena A, Danoff J, Fischer S, Stronach B, Levine B. 2020. "Home Therapy Exercise for Pes Anserine Bursitis" (http://hipknee.aahks.org/exercise-guides/) http://www.aahks.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/pes-bursitis-exercises.pdf

Bullock M, Saxena A, Danoff J, Fischer S, Stronach B, Levine B. 2020. "Your Guide to Managing Low Back Pain" (http://hipknee.aahks.org/exercise-guides/) https://hipknee.aahks.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/low-back-pain-exercises.pdf

Fravel W, Deskins S, Kocher T, Wood S, Bullock M. 2020. A Novel Technique to Detect Femoral Shaft Perforation during Direct Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty - Arthroplasty Today 2020 Jul 31;6(3):634-637
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Bullock M, Saxena A, Danoff J, Fischer S, North T, Stronach B, Levine B. 2020. "Home Therapy Exercises After Total Hip Replacement" (http://hipknee.aahks.org/exercise-guides/) http://https://hipknee.aahks.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/hip-exercises-print-guide.pdf

Bullock M, Levine B, North T, Fisher S, Danoff J, Saxena A, Stronach B. 2020. “What is Computer-Assisted Surgery?” https://hipknee.aahks.org/computer-assisted-surgery

North T, Fisher S, Danoff J, Saxena A, Stronach B, Bullock M, Levine B. 2020. “Arthroplasty Surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic: What a surgeon has to know” http://hipknee.aahks.org/joint-care-at-home-during-covid-19/

Saxena A, Bullock M, Danoff JR, Rodd DS, Fischer SJ, Stronach BM, Levine BR. 2020. Educating Surgeons to Educate Patients About the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Arthroplasty. 2020 Apr 18:S0883-5403(20)30424-1
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North T, Bullock MW, Danoff JR, Saxena A, Fischer SJ, Stronach BM, Levine BR. 2020. Arthroplasty during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Arthroplast Today. 2020 6 24;6(3):427-430.
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Sayan A, Kopiec A, Chowdhry, M, Bullock M, Shahi A, Oliashirazi A. 2020. The Expanding Role of Biomarkers in Diagnosing Infection in Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Review of Current Literature - Archives of Bone and Joint Surgery Published September 2020

Bullock M, Levine B, Della Valle AG, Saxena A, Schwartz B, Stronach B. 2019. “Preparing for Joint Replacement Surgery: At-Home Exercises Video” https://hipknee.aahks.org/preparing-for-joint-replacement-surgery-at-home-exercises

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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North T, Fisher S, Danoff J, Bullock M, Saxena A, Stronach B, Levine B. 2019. “Opioid Use Before Hip or Knee Surgery Can Mean Trouble” https://hipknee.aahks.org/opioid-use-before-hip-or-knee-surgery-can-mean-trouble/

Saxena A, Bullock M, Danoff J, North T, Fisher S, Stronach B, Levine B. 2019. “Total Joint Replacement: A Breakdown of Costs” https://hipknee.aahks.org/total-joint-replacement-a-breakdown-of-costs/

Fisher S, North T, Danoff J, Bullock M, Saxena A, Stronach B, Levine B. 2019. “A Successful Hip or Knee Surgery Depends on You Quitting Smoking” https://hipknee.aahks.org/a-successful-hip-or-knee-surgery-depends-on-you-quitting-smoking/

Stronach B, Bullock M, Danoff J, North T, Fisher S, Levine B. 2019. “Where to Find Credible Joint Care Information” https://hipknee.aahks.org/but-i-saw-it-on-tv/

Schwartz B, Saxena A, Bullock M, Della Valle AG, Stronach B, Levine B. 2019. "How to Get the Most Out of Your Joint Replacement" https://hipknee.aahks.org/how-to-get-the-most-out-of-your-joint-replacement/

Piuzzi N, Myers T, Howell B, Brown N, Hohman D, Olson S, Spitler C, Bullock M, Kransdorf M, Grecula M, Samora J, Sterling R, Dangles C, Wilkinson J, Klatt B, Gorman S. 2019. Appropriate Use Criteria for the Management of Surgical Site Infections https://www.aaos.org/globalassets/quality-and-practice-resources/surgical-site-infections/auc_surgical_site_infections-final-7-3-19-10.pdf

Levine B, North T, Fisher S, Danoff J, Bullock M, Saxena A, Stronach B. 2019. “Don’t Take Your New Joint for Granted: Follow-Up Care” https://hipknee.aahks.org/dont-take-your-new-joint-for-granted-follow-up-care/

Zarski, M, Levine B, Rood D, Stronach B, Bullock M, North T, Fisher S, Danoff J. 2019. “Airport Security with a Metal Implant: One Thing to Know” https://hipknee.aahks.org/airport-security/

Bullock M, Saxena A, Schwartz B, Della Valle AG, Stronach B, Levine. 2018. “What it means to be a Member of AAHKS – What is a Fellowship-Trained Surgeon?” https://hipknee.aahks.org/what-it-means-to-be-a-member-of-aahks/

Levine B, Della Valle AG, Saxena A, Schwartz B, Bullock M, Stronach B. 2018. “What Are Hip and Knee Replacement Implants Made Of?” https://hipknee.aahks.org/what-are-hip-and-knee-replacement-implants-made-of/

Stronach B, Schwartz B, Della Valle AG, Bullock M, Saxena A, Levine B. 2018. “What is Medical Tourism” https://hipknee.aahks.org/what-is-medical-tourism/

Saxena A, Schwartz B, Della Valle AG, Bullock M, Stronach B, Levine B. 2018. “Going Home After Surgery” https://hipknee.aahks.org/going-home-after-surgery/

Stronach B, Bullock M, Dalury, D. 2018. “Decreasing Your Risk of Infection” https://hipknee.aahks.org/decreasing-your-risk-of-infection/

Bullock M, Levine B, Della Valle AG, Saxena A, Schwartz B, Stronach B.. 2018. “Physical Therapy Exercises after Total Hip Replacement” Patient Exercise Video https://hipknee.aahks.org/physical-therapy-exercises-after-hip-replacement

Bullock M, Levine B, Della Valle AG, Saxena A, Schwartz B, Stronach B. 2018. “Stretching Exercises after Total Joint Replacement” Patient Exercise Video https://hipknee.aahks.org/stretching-exercises-video

Bullock M, Levine B, Jacobs J. 2018. “Allergic or Sensitive to Metal?” https://hipknee.aahks.org/allergic-or-sensitive-to-metal/

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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Saxena A, Schwartz B, Della Valle AG, Bullock M, Stronach B, Levine B. 2018. “Traveling after Joint Replacement Surgery” https://hipknee.aahks.org/traveling-after-joint-replacement-surgery/

Bullock M, Stronach B, Della Valle AG, Saxena A, Levine B. 2018. “A Guide to Returning to Sexual Activity Following Total Hip and Knee Replacement” https://hipknee.aahks.org/a-guide-to-returning-to-sexual-activity-following-total-hip-and-knee-replacement/

Stronach B, Levine B, Bullock M. 2018. “Good Health = Good Recovery after Joint Surgery” https://hipknee.aahks.org/good-health-good-recovery-after-joint-surgery/

Bullock M, Levine B, Della Valle AG, Saxena A, Schwartz B, Stronach. 2018. “Physical Therapy Exercises after Total Knee Replacement” Patient Exercise Video https://hipknee.aahks.org/physical-therapy-after-knee-replacement-video

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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