“Sports Medicine”, featuring nationally recognized orthopedic surgeon Dr. Rick Lehman and award winning broadcaster Andy Strickland, is a one of a kind radio program that delivers breaking sports news and analysis with state of the art medical research. “Sports Medicine” provides exclusive insight into sports and medicine and how it can impact the athlete in your family. From youth sports to injuries affecting your favorite professional athlete, we tackle the latest developments in the world of “Sports Medicine”.

Dr. Richard Lehman

Dr. Lehmann     Dr. Richard Lehman grew up in Miami, Fl. He completed his training at Washington University and the University of Pennsylvania, and completed a sports medicine fellowship in 1986. He is currently a part owner of the National Hockey League Florida Panthers and has been the team physician for the Florida Panthers, Tampa Bay Lightening and St. Louis Blues. He has been a consulting physician for UCLA Track & Field and has covered four Olympic Games, as well as seven Track & Field World Championships.

Dr. Rick Lehman is currently  the medical director of Webster Surgery Center and the medical director of the U.S. Center for Sports Medicine. He is on the Board of Governors for the National Hockey League and is on the St. Louis Sports Commission. His practice encompasses taking care of professional athletes at all levels and all sports, as well as Division college athletes.

Dr. Lehman has revolutionized cartilage regeneration techniques working in conjunction with Biomet to further growth and reconstruction of articular cartilage. He has written and lectured extensively on the subject, and has written three books on tennis injuries. He has published extensively in orthopedic literature and sports medicine. He is licensed in Missouri and California. He actively takes care of Track & Field athletes from all over the world and professional athletes from North America.

Personal Facts: Male
Years Since Graduation: 28
Practice Member Since: 1997
Current Title: Medical Director
Professional Appointments: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Physician Treats:
Arthritis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Wrist Pain), Frozen shoulder, Impingement syndrome, Knee pain, Ligament sprain, Meniscus tear, Musculoskeletal (Orthopedic) Diseases & Disorders, Rotator cuff injury, Shoulder instability, Sports clearance, Sports injuries, Tennis elbow, Torn cartilage

Physician Performs:
Arthroscopic joint reconstruction, Arthroscopic joint surgery, Hardware removal, Knee arthroscopy, Knee debridement & shaving, Ligament reconstruction, Meniscectomy, Rotator cuff repair, SLAP repair of shoulder, Worker’s compensation evaluations

Experience and Training

Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
(HealthGrades has verified that Dr. Richard C. Lehman, MD is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery)
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Medical School:
University of School of Med
Miami, FL 1980

Wash University Affil Hosps
University Of Pa Health System
Barnes Jewish Hospital S Campus


          Andy Strickland

Strickland is an award-winning broadcaster and has been a St. Louis veteran since 1998. Riverfront Times named Strickland the Best Reporter in St. Louis. He is widely known for his coverage of the National Hockey League, where he can be heard throughout the U.S. and Canada on radio and television.

Currently, Strickland is the sideline reporter for the St. Louis Blues telecast on Fox Sports Midwest. A graduate of Northern Arizona University, Andy and his wife Laurie have two daughters, Chloe and Ivy.







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