J.W. Thomas   Byrd, MD

J.W. Thomas Byrd, MD

2004 Hayes Suite 700 Nashville, TN 37203

(877) 277-7122


  • Hips
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Replacement
  • Hip Arthroscopic Surgery


A native Nashvillian, Dr. Byrd is the third generation of physicians in his family to serve this community. He is board certified in orthopaedics and sports medicine. Dr. Byrd is a recent past president of both the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy (ISHA) and the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA). He is team physician for the Tennessee Titans NFL Football Team and a consultant for numerous other professional sports franchises within the NFL as well as NHL, NBA, WNBA, and MLB; in addition to serving on the medical advisory board for the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI).


Dr. Byrd pioneered the technique of hip arthroscopy that is most popularly used around the world and developed many of the commonly used restorative hip procedures. He has performed surgery on five continents, with a referral base of patients from all corners of the globe. Additionally, national and international surgeons visit Nashville regularly to learn his techniques.


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