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An Experienced, Board Certified Orthopaedic Shoulder, Knee & Sports Medicine Surgeon Dedicated to Providing High Quality Orthopaedic Care

Lance E. LeClere

Lance E. LeClere, M.D., CDR MC USNR

Board Certified Orthopaedic Sports Medicine & Shoulder Surgery specialist

Dr. Lance E. LeClere, CDR MC USNR is an Associate Professor Orthopaedic Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and Associate Professor Orthopaedic Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Dr. LeClere received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego, followed by a sports medicine and shoulder surgery fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Combined Program.

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  • U.S. Naval Academy
  • White House Medical Unit
Dr. LeClere Leadership
Dr. LeClere Leadership

Commander Lance LeClere, MD, US Navy Reserves is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He is a past president of the Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons and former Head Team Physician for the US Naval Academy. He currently is a Team Physician for the Nashville Predators and Lebanon High School.

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    Labrum (Shoulder) Repair

    Hands Down, Dr. LeClere performed the most outstanding surgery I've ever received while in the Navy and in my life. He is knowledgeable, caring, available after hours for questions and concerns, and nearly two years later, my shoulder is back to full functionality. W...
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    Shoulder Blue plate special (Subcromial and Tenodesis)

    Great work prior to surgery to attempt rehabilitation. Surgical process was explained well and follow ups were professional and prompt. Surgery went without issue and recovery is ongoing.
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    Right doctor at the right time

    The care my son received from Dr. Leclerc at the United States Naval Academy has been a life changer. Dr. Leclerc's knowledge, surgical skill, and 'bedside manner' are unsurpassed
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    Excellent surgeon who cares for his patients

    Dr. Leclere performed our daughter's ACL surgery at the US Naval Academy. He is an outstanding surgeon with extensive expertise and training in his field. His comforting bedside manner, thorough and understandable communication, and his concern a...
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    No Complaints From Me!

    Dr. LeClere guided me smoothly throughout the entire process. Whenever I had a question, he was able to answer it and he made sure to help me through the whole thing. Everything turned out great and I’m feeling back to normal again.
Rehabilitation Exercises
Restoring the Physical, Sensory, Intellectual, Psychological and Social Function

Rehabilitation is a treatment method designed to facilitate recovery after a serious injury, illness or surgery. It is aimed at restoring the physical, sensory, intellectual, psychological and social function of the patient.

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