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News and events

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Dr. Loughran to be inducted to the Virginia Union University Athletics Hall of Fame

VUU Sports
June 2017

Dr. Loughran will be inducted to the VUU Athletics Hall of Fame on September 22, 2017.

Seth A. Cheatham, MD elected President of the Virginia Orthopaedic Society

VOS
Summer 2017

Dr. Cheatham's first letter to the Virginia Orthopaedic Society since being elected in April 2017.

Katherine I. Dec, MD installed as 24th AMSSM President

AMSSM
May 2017

Katherine I. Dec, MD installed as 24th AMSSM President

Drs. Cheatham, Loughran, and Dec again named “Top Doc” in sports medicine

Richmond Magazine
April 2017

Drs. Cheatham, Dec, and Loughran were all once again named "Top Docs" in the area of sports medicine by Richmond Magazine.

VCU Health provides sponsorship, medical care for 8K race runners at Anthem Richmond Marathon

VCU News
November 2016

VCU Health provides sponsorship, medical care for 8K race runners at Anthem Richmond Marathon

On the sidelines: Certified trainers provide expert care for athletes

VCU News
October 2016

When Michael Brown and Reggie Wilkins collided near midfield during a college football game Sept. 17, it likely seemed like just another tackle. But it wasn’t.

Drs. Cheatham, Loughran, and Dec named “Top Doc” in sports medicine

Richmond Magazine
May 2016

VCU Sports Medicine Clinic medical director Thomas P. Loughran, M.D., again lists as one of Richmond’s best doctors in the “Sports Medicine” category along with Dr.Cheatham and Dr. Dec. Dr Cheatham was also named “Top Doc” in pediatric sports medicine.

VCU Medical Center ranked No. 1 hospital in Virginia

U.S. News & World Report
July 2015

VCU Medical Center has been ranked as a No. 1 hospital in Virginia and the Richmond metro area by U.S. News & World Report. The university's Department of Orthopaedics, meanwhile, ranked No. 34 in the country.


VCU Medical Center urges “shifts” as exclusive UCI Worlds medical sponsor

May 2015

As the exclusive medical sponsor for the UCI Road World Championships, Sept. 19-27, 2015, VCU Medical Center health care professionals including the team from VCU Sports Medicine are excited to provide world-class care to athletes and fans attending this international cycling event.

The theme for the sponsorship is Shift for Health. VCU Medical Center is encouraging team members, their families and members of the community to make small shifts in their exercise, diet and lifestyle habits that will add up to big differences in their health and well-being.

Loughran named “Top Doc” in sports medicine

Richmond Magazine
April 2015

VCU Sports Medicine Clinic medical director Thomas P. Loughran, M.D., is once again listed among Richmond’s best doctors in the “Sports Medicine” category. For its annual compilation of “Top Docs,” Richmond Magazine asked Richmond-area physicians to recommend their peers.

Longwood University joins list of Sports Medicine Clinic clients

Fall 2014

Our physicians now provide coverage for Longwood University athletes, making the Farmville-based school the third university that our team treats. The Lancers sponsor 14 intercollegiate sports at the NCAA Division I level and compete in the Big South conference.

Drs. Loughran, Cheatham earn spots on 2014 “Top Docs” list

Richmond Magazine
April 2014

VCU Sports Medicine Clinic physicians Thomas Loughran, M.D., and Seth Cheatham, M.D., have again been named among Richmond’s best doctors in Richmond magazine’s “Top Docs” list.

VCU Sports Medicine performs ACL reconstruction for international soccer player

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association
November 27, 2013

Trinidad and Tobago senior team defender Robert Primus has commenced rehab after undergoing anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction at the VCU Medical Center on Nov. 15.


VCU Medical Center recognized among best hospitals in Virginia

U.S. News & World Report
July 2013

For the second year in a row, VCU Medical Center has been ranked as a No. 1 hospital in Virginia by U.S. News & World Report. The medical center placed No. 1 in the Richmond metro area, and was selected for the publication's Best Hospitals in Central Virginia list. The university's Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, meanwhile, ranked No. 39 in the country.


Loughran and Cheatham named “Top Docs” in sports medicine

Richmond Magazine
April 2013

Sports Medicine Clinic doctors Seth A. Cheatham and Thomas P. Loughran are listed among Richmond's best doctors in the "Sports Medicine Surgery" category. Dr. Loughran is also listed in the "Sports Medicine" category.


Cheatham inducted into American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
March 23, 2013

Seth A. Cheatham, M.D., was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in March 2013 during ceremonies at the Academy’s 2013 Annual Meeting in Chicago.

Dr. Cheatham was one of 585 new members inducted into AAOS, which has more than 37,000 members worldwide.

The Academy is the largest medical association for musculoskeletal specialists. Its fellows have completed medical school and at least five years of specialty study in orthopaedics in an accredited residency program, passed a comprehensive oral and written exam, and have been certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.


Sports Medicine Clinic ranked No. 39 hospital for orthopaedics in the U.S.

U.S. News and World Report
July 17, 2012

The Sports Medicine Clinic is ranked 39th out of more than 1,600 hospitals in the U.S. for orthopaedics.


Thomas P. Loughran, M.D., listed as top doctor

Richmond Magazine
April 20, 2011

Thomas P. Loughran, M.D. is named a top doctor for orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine.


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