Richard Lance Snyder, MD


Dr. Snyder is now able to provide Telehealth Visits through the free Zoom app.


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.

Areas of Expertise

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

Physician Extenders

Medical Secretary

(904)880-1260, ext. 6930

Medical Assistant

(904)880-1260, ext. 6937



Little League Shoulder

Elbow Injuries in the Youth Athlete


Achilles Tear (strain)

Achilles Tendonitis

ACL Injuries

ACL Reconstruction

ACL Repairs

ACL Tears (Sprains)

Ankle Fractures

Ankle Instability

Ankle Pain (Pain in the Ankle or Foot)

Ankle Repair/Reconstruction

Ankle Sprain

Arm Pain (Pain in the arm or Shoulder)


Arthroplasty Shoulder

Arthroscopic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Arthroscopic Labral Repair

Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction

Arthroscopy Elbow

Arthroscopy Knee

Arthroscopy Shoulder

Arthroscopy (Scope)

Athletic Back Pain

Bicep Injuries (Strain)

Biceps Rupture Shoulder

Broken Bone

Bursitis (Shoulder-Hip-Elbow)

Carticel Reimplantation

Cartilage Injuries

Cartilage Restoration

Cubital Tunnel Release

Dislocated Shoulder

Distal Clavicle Excision

Elbow Arthroscopy

Elbow Pain (Pain in the elbow)

Elbow Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction

Excise Lumps and Bumps

Fracture Care


Frozen Shoulder

Ganglion Cysts

Golfer’s Elbow (Little Leaguers Elbow)

Hip Pinning

Hip Strain

High Tibal Osteotomy – Knee

Image Guided Injections

Intra-Articular Knee Injections

Knee ACL Tear

Knee Arthroscopy

Knee Cap Pain

Knee Dislocation

Knee Injections

Knee Pain (Pain in the knee)

Labral Tear (SLAP Tear, Bankart Lesion)

Ligament Reconstruction

Medial Patellofemoral Ligament

Meniscus Tear (Medial and Lateral)

Microfracture Surgery


Occupational or work related Injuries

Osteitis Pubis


Osteochondritis Dissecans (Jumpers Knee)

Posterior Cruciate Ligament

PRP Injections

Rotator Cuff Repair

Rotator Cuff Tear

Rotator Cuff Strains

Scaphoid Non-Union



Shoulder Arthritis

Shoulder Arthroscopy

Shoulder Dislocation

Shoulder Impingement

Shoulder Injections

Shoulder Instability

Shoulder Pain (Pain in the shoulder or upper arm)

Shoulder Replacement

Shoulder Resurfacing

Shoulder Rotator Cuff Tear

Shoulder Separation (AC Sprain)

Soft Tissue Injuries (Contusions)

Sports Injuries

Sports Medicine


Sprained Ankle

Tendon Injuries



Tennis Elbow


Throwing Injuries

Tricep Injuries

UCL Tear

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

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