Richard Lance Snyder, MD


Dr. Lance Snyder, Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr. Lance Snyder graduated from the University of Kansas, majoring in Biology. During his time at Kansas Dr. Snyder was a varsity letterman football player. After his time in Kansas, Dr. Snyder received his M.D. at the University of Oklahoma.

Dr. Snyder completed his orthopedic residency at the University of Kansas. He further specialized his training at the University of Southern California where he studies spine surgery and also studied at the University of Colorado studying Sports Medicine and Shoulder injuries. Dr. Snyder has served as the Team Physician for the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, Mandarin High School and University Christian High School.  He certainly has a love for the sport of baseball and the prevention and the treatment of baseball related injuries.  Dr. Snyder is the head team physician for the Jacksonville Sharks Arena Football Team. Dr. Snyder is located at the JOI Baptist South location.

New Patient Appointment Line: 904-564-2000, Fax: 904-996-9412

To schedule follow up appointments or cancel and reschedule appointments, please go to the Patient Portal.

JOI Baptist South

14534 Old St. Augustine Road, Suite 3210
Jacksonville, FL 32258
Phone: 904.880.1260 • F 904.880.1210

Hours of Operation 
8:30 am to 5:00 pm – Monday-Friday

Areas of Expertise

  • Sports Medicine
  • Advanced Arthroscopy
  • General Orthopaedics
  • Elbow Surgery
    • Tommy John Surgery

Physician Extenders

Medical Assistant

(904)880-1260, ext. 6937



Little League Shoulder

Elbow Injuries in the Youth Athlete


Achilles Tear (strain)

Achilles Tendonitis

AC Joint or Shoulder Seperation

ACL Injuries and Reconstruction

ACL Tears, Sprains and Repairs

Ankle Fractures, Ankle Pain and Instability

Ankle Sprain and  Repair/Reconstruction

Arm Pain (Pain in the arm or Shoulder)

Arthritis of the Shoulder and Elbow

Arthroplasty Shoulder

Arthroscopic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Arthroscopic Labral Repair, Reconstruction, & Rotator Cuff Repair

Arthroscopy Shoulder, Elbow and Knee

Athletic Back Pain

Baseball Injuries

Bicep Injuries (Strain) and Ruptures

Broken Bone and Fractures

Bursitis (Shoulder-Hip-Elbow)

Carticel Reimplantation

Cartilage Injuries

Cartilage Restoration

Cubital Tunnel Release

Dislocated Shoulder

Distal Clavicle Excision

Elbow Arthroscopy and Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction

Elbow Pain (Pain in the elbow)

Excise Lumps and Bumps

Fracture Care


Frozen Shoulder

Ganglion Cysts

Golfer’s Elbow (Little Leaguers Elbow)

Hip Pinning

Hip Strain

High Tibial Osteotomy – Knee

Image Guided Injections

Intra-Articular Knee Injections

Knee Arthroscopy, Injections and Knee Pain

Knee Dislocation

Labral Tear (SLAP Tear, Bankart Lesion)

Ligament Reconstruction

Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Injuries and Knee Cap Pain

Meniscus Tear (Medial and Lateral)

Microfracture Surgery


Occupational or work related Injuries

Osteitis Pubis


Osteochondritis Dissecans (Jumpers Knee)

Posterior Cruciate Ligament

Pain in the Shoulder & Arm or Shoulder Pain

PRP Injections

Resurfacing of the Shoulder

Rotator Cuff Repair

Rotator Cuff Tear and Strains

Scaphoid Non-Union



Shoulder Arthritis and Arthroscopy

Shoulder Dislocation and Instability

Sports Medicine

Shoulder Impingement and Injections

Soft Tissue Injuries (Contusions)

Sports Injuries

Sports Medicine


Sprained Ankle

Tendon Injuries



Tennis Elbow


Throwing Injuries

Tommy John Surgery

Total Shoulder Replacement

Tricep Injuries

UCL Tear


Watch this VIDEO where Dr. Snyder discusses rotator cuff injuries and treatment. Rotator cuff injuries are common with overhead athletes, such as tennis players or people who lift weights over the head.

This year the 2020 Northeast Florida High School Fall Athletic Awards Banquet was a virtual event. Dr. Lance Snyder was the guest speaker and gave the student-athletes some motivational words of encouragement. Watch this VIDEO of Dr. Lance Snyder speaking.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Snyder, call JOI-2000.

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