Seth A. Cheatham, M.D. Associate professor

Seth Cheatham, M.D.

Office information

VCU Sports Medicine Clinic
1300 West Broad Street, Suite 113
Richmond, Virginia 23284
For appointments, call (804) 828-7069


Dr. Cheatham specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopy. His interests include:

  • Complex knee ligament reconstruction
  • Revision ACL reconstruction
  • Meniscus repair
  • Meniscus transplantation
  • Cartilage restoration surgery
  • Total knee arthroplasty
  • Arthroscopic shoulder stabilization
  • Arthroscopic labral repairs
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Sports injuries

Board certification and licensure

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Board Certified
  • Virginia Board of Medicine Physician License


  • Fellowship - University of Kentucky (Sports Medicine) - Lexington, KY
  • Residency - Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center - Richmond, VA
  • Medical School - University of Nebraska College of Medicine - Omaha, NE
  • Undergraduate Study - Emory University - Atlanta, GA

Professional achievements

Dr. Cheatham serves as a team physician for Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Union University, Longwood University, and Richard Bland College. He also provides medical coverage to the San Francisco Giants' AA baseball affiliate, the Richmond Flying Squirrels. In the past, Dr. Cheatham has also served as a team physician for the University of Kentucky, Kentucky State University and the Kentucky Horsemen arena football team.

Research interests

Dr. Cheatham's research focuses on knee and shoulder arthroscopy and ligament reconstruction.

To view a listing of recent publications, please go to PubMed.