Meghan McCullough, M.D.

Integrated Resident

On Research

Hometown: Alexandria, VA

College: Harvard University

Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine

Hobbies: Figure skating



Dr. McCulloughcompleted her undergraduate training at Harvard University with a major in Biological Anthropology.  She traveled with various medical organizations following college, completing a research fellowship in Tanzania, working in Guatemala and Peru, and serving as a civilian volunteer aboard the USNS Comfort on the Navy Humanitarian mission Continuing Promise for Project Hope. She went on to receive her medical degree from Emory University before entering the integrated program at University of Southern California. She plans to continue to pursue her interest in international surgery with a 2 year research fellowship with Operation Smile after her third year. Prior to medicine, Meghan was a nationally ranked and Olympic figure skater representing the US in international competition in ice dance.


  • Pforzheimer Travel Fellowship, Harvard University (2008)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Society, Emory University School of Medicine (2012)


  1. McCullough M, Carlson GW.Dakin's solution: historical perspective and current practice. Ann Plast Surg. 2014 Sep;73(3):254-6.
  2. McCullough MC, Chu CK, Duggal CS, Losken A, Carlson GW. Antibiotic Prophylaxis and Resistance in Surgical Site Infection After Immediate Tissue Expander Reconstruction of the Breast. Ann Plast Surg. 2014 Jul 4. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. McCullough M, Weber C, Leong C, Sharma J. Safety, efficacy, and cost savings of single parathyroid hormone measurement for risk stratification after total thyroidectomy. Am Surg. 2013 Aug;79(8):768-74.
  4. Losken A, Duggal CS, Desai KA, McCullough MC, Gruszynski MA, Carlson GW. Time to completion of nipple reconstruction: what factors are involved? Ann Plast Surg. 2013 May;70(5):530-2.
  5. Vogel JE, Chu C, McCullough M, Anderson E, Losken A, Carlson GW. Breast cancer in women under age 40 years: treatment by total mastectomy and reconstruction. Ann Plast Surg. 2011 May;66(5):557-60.