Thomas P. Loughran, M.D. Professor

Thomas P. Loughran, M.D.

Office information

VCU Health Sports Medicine
1300 West Broad Street, Suite 113
Richmond, VA 23284
For appointments, call (804) 828-0822


Dr. Loughran specializes in sports medicine. His interests include:

  • General orthopaedics
  • Sports medicine and arthroscopy including hip arthroscopy
  • Complex knee and shoulder ligament reconstruction and cartilage regeneration including micro fracture, chondroplasty, allograft, carticel regeneration, and compartment syndrome evaluations

Board certification and licensure

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


  • Fellowship - University of Pennsylvania (Sports Medicine) - Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency - Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center - Richmond, VA
  • Medical School - Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center - Richmond, VA
  • Undergraduate study - The College of William and Mary - Williamsburg, VA

Professional achievements

Dr. Loughran serves as the medical director of VCU’s Sports Medicine Clinic and is a physician for the athletic teams of VCU and Virginia Union University, as well as for Richmond’s AAA baseball team. He has served as VCU’s orthopaedic consultant for the Society of Sports Therapy/United Kingdom. Dr. Loughran has been named MCV Hospital's Clinical Physician of the Year and a Richmond "Top Doc" in Sports Medicine. He has also been elected into the VCU Athletic Department Hall of Fame and re-elected into the Virginia Union University Athletic Hall of Fame.

Research interests

Dr. Loughran’s research focuses on arthrofibrosis of the knee and stress syndromes in the athlete. Plans are underway to investigate osteoporosis in the young athlete.

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