After graduating from Hudson High School, he pursued a Bachelor of Science in Biology at Texas A&M University. He then continued his medical studies at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas. After medical school, he moved to Fort Worth and trained in orthopaedic surgery at John Peter Smith hospital. With a special interest in surgery of the spine, Dr. McElroy pursued advanced training in fellowship at the Spine Institute of Arizona where he mastered open and minimally invasive techniques for relief of common spinal problems. These include minimally invasive microdiscectomies, laminectomy, Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF), Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (DLIF/XLIF), Posterior Lumbar Interbody fusions (TLIF, PLIF), Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF), Posterior Cervical Fusion, Total Disc Replacements, Scoliosis surgery, Spinal Cord Stimulator placement, and more.
Orthopedic Surgeon & Shoulder, orthopaedic bone and joint problems