A. Brian Thomson, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgery of the Foot and Ankle located in Nashville, Franklin, & Brentwood, TN

About Dr. Thomson


Brian Thomson, MD, specializes in orthopedic surgery of the foot and ankle. He currently sees patients at Elite Sports Medicine + Orthopedics’s Midtown, Green Hills, and Centennial locations in Nashville and the Cool Springs office in Franklin, Tennessee. 

Dr. Thomson graduated from the University of Kentucky School of Medicine and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He then completed a fellowship in foot and ankle reconstruction at Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes and Jewish Hospital in St. Louis in 2006. 

Before joining Elite Sports Medicine + Orthopedics, Dr. Thomson spent 10 years treating patients at Vanderbilt Medical Center’s Orthopaedic Institute. He was an assistant professor at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and the Director of the Foot and Ankle Center at Vanderbilt Medical Center. He remains a foot and ankle consultant to Vanderbilt Athletics.

Dr. Thomson’s foot and ankle specialties include orthopedic injuries, sports medicine injuries, arthritis, heel pain, ankle joint replacement, fractures, tendon disorders, deformities, post-traumatic reconstruction, ankle instability or pain, avascular necrosis, and osteochondral defects of the talus, bunions, neuromas, hammertoes, and claw toes.



A. Brian Thomson

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Josh Wright received his bachelor's from Tennessee Technology University, his master's from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and attended PA school at South College Nashville. He was initially drawn to the medical field as an athletic trainer after having knee surgery in high school and working closely with his athletic trainer to return to play. After spending time working with athletes, he wanted to see how his skills translated to an orthopedic surgery practice. He worked for 4 years as a clinical assistant with Dr. Thomson before deciding to return to school to pursue his PA degree to return as a PA in an orthopedic practice.