J. Bartley McGehee III, M.D.


  • Shoulder
  • Sports Medicine
  • Knee


  • Brentwood
  • Cookeville
  • Franklin
  • Nashville - St. Thomas West


Dr. McGehee joined TOA in 2007 after completing a fellowship in sports medicine and shoulder reconstruction under Dr. Richard Hawkins at the Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas. After graduating from Vanderbilt Medical School in 2001, he completed a general surgery internship and residency in orthopaedic surgery at Emory University in Atlanta.

Although Dr. McGehee specializes in thearthroscopic treatment of sports injuries and soft tissue disorders of the joints and extremities, he also performs shoulder reconstruction including total shoulder replacement and reverse shoulder replacement. Additionally, he treats many general orthopaedic conditions including fractures and joint pain. He has provided physician coverage for teams at all levels, ranging from high school football to professional baseball. He currently assists in team coverage for Montgomery Bell Academy.

A native Tennessean, Dr. McGehee grew up in Nashville and was valedictorian of his high school class at Montgomery Bell Academy. Attending Vanderbilt University as a recipient of the Harold Stirling Vanderbilt Scholarship, he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and Fine Arts.

Dr. McGehee and his wife Paige, also from Nashville, enjoy spending time with their four young daughters.


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


- Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN (B.S. – 1997)

Medical School:
- Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN (M.D. – 2001)

- General Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine (2001-2002)

- Orthopaedic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine (2002 – 2006)

- Sports Medicine and Shoulder Reconstruction, Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas (2006-2007)


  • Best Research Paper – Kelly Days – Emory University – 2006
  • Administrative Chief Resident – 2005 – 2006
  • American Orthopaedic Association Resident Leadership Forum
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Resident Liaison
  • Geoffrey Chazen Award – Vanderbilt Medical School
  • Harold Stirling Vanderbilt Scholarship
  • Valedictorian – Montgomery Bell Academy

Team Physician

  • Ensworth School

Physician Assistant

  • Mark McIntosh, PA-C