Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee
3000 Edward Curd Lane
Franklin, TN 37067
PHONE: (615) 791-2630
FAX: (615) 791-2639
East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
Bayfront Health, St. Petersburg, FL
American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, AL
Richard Gibson, M.D. is a board-certified family medicine and sports medicine physician specializing in the evaluation and non-operative treatment of orthopaedic injuries. He joined the Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee team in September 2021.
Originally from Maryville, Tennessee, Dr. Gibson grew up admiring his father’s career as a family medicine physician and team doctor for Maryville College. He was inspired to pursue a career in medicine, earning his undergraduate degrees from University of Tennessee and his Doctor of Medicine from East Tennessee State University. He completed his family medicine residency at Bayfront Health in St. Petersburg, Florida, and his fellowship training at American Sports Medicine Institute, founded by the world-renowned sports medicine specialist Dr. James Andrews, in Birmingham, Alabama.
Dr. Gibson specializes in the evaluation and treatment of concussions and related injuries. Throughout his training, he has served as team physician for multiple high school and college athletics departments, including providing coverage for Troy University, Samford University, Birmingham-Southern University and the SEC baseball tournament. He is the current team physician at Page High School.
Outside of the office, Dr. Gibson and his wife, Sarah, enjoy outdoor activities, grilling and smoking meats, especially a good brisket.