Alexander T. Caughran, MD

Assistant Professor


Clinical Interests



Dr. Caughran specializes in all aspects of hip and knee replacement, including joint revision surgery and the minimally invasive direct anterior approach to hip replacement.

Education & Training

  • Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center (Memphis, Tenn.)
  • Residency: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine - Orthopaedics (Huntington, W.Va.)
  • Fellowship: Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopaedics - Joint Preservation and Replacement (Baltimore, Md.)

Honors & Memberships

  • Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Member, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, AO Trauma


  • Certified: American 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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MacAskill M, Blickenstaff B, Caughran A, Bullock M. 2023. Response to Comment on: Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty Using Robotic Arm Technology. Arthroplast Today. 2023 2 28;19:101091.
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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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Caughran A, Berdis G, Peluso R, Bullock M. 2022. "MAKO Assisted Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty Technique" VuMedi Surgical Technique Video 2022 April (

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, Kelley K, Caughran, A, Cheung F, Wallace W, Oliashirazi A. 2021. "An Overview of Knee Replacement" - Marshall Orthopaedics Patient Handout April 2021

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