Lucas B. Richie, MD


“Thank you for the excellent care. I would certainly use Dr. Richie again.” -A.D.

Dr.  Lucas Richie is an American Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who has been with Premier Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine which became Hughston Clinic Orthopaedics since 2014.  Dr. Richie is originally from Dayton, Ohio.  He graduated cum laude from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.  He then went onto complete his medical education at University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.  Upon completing his graduate degree, he completed a five year orthopaedic surgery residency training program with Michigan State University/Western Michigan University and spent the last year as Chief Resident.  He was then fortunate to return home and complete an orthopaedic sports medicine fellowship with Beacon Orthopaedics where he was able to pursue his passion for orthopaedic sports medicine.  This specialty training gave Dr. Richie to work with athletes of all ages and activity levels ranging from a state champion high school football team to the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball.

Dr. Richie works as a general orthopaedist with multiple locations around the Nashville area in order to best serve his patients.  He takes great pride in helping patient return to the activities they love.  He sees and treats all orthopaedic conditions from traumatic injuries and fractures to back pain, hand conditions, foot and ankle, and sports medicine, and even including MAKO robotic assisted joint replacement.  He has a special interest in minimally invasive arthroscopic surgical procedures of the shoulder and knee with cartilage and joint preservation/restoration.  Dr. Richie also serves as the official team physician for Mount Juliet High School and enjoys being a part of the community and the excellent athletic programs.

In his life outside the clinic and the OR, he enjoys being with his wife Kristina and 1 year old son, Parker.  The Richie’s enjoy traveling and being outdoors, hiking, boating and sporting events.

Dr. Richie’s CV

Dr. Richie’s Specialties Include:
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • General Orthopaedics
  • Joint Replacement
  • Knee and Shoulder Injuries
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Sports Medicine



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