Steven A. Lovejoy, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Faculty Appointments
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
M.D., West Virginia University, Morgantown, West VirginiaB.S., University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
Office Address
2200 Children's Way
4202 DOT
Nashville, TN 37232-9565
Research Description
Steven A. Lovejoy, M.D. is an assistant professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation. In addition to serving as a clinical faculty member at the Carolinas Medical Center, Lovejoy previously worked in community and private practices in West Virginia and North Carolina for the past 20 years. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Kentucky in Lexington, and he earned his medical degree from West Virginia University in Morgantown. Lovejoy completed a general surgery internship at Charleston Area Medical Center in West Virginia; an orthopaedic residency at Charlotte Memorial Hospital and a pediatrics fellowship at the Shriners Hospitals for Children in Lexington. Lovejoy belongs to several professional organizations including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Orthopaedic Trauma Association and Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America. His clinical expertise is in pediatric orthopaedics.
Research Keywords
pediatric orthopaedics
Johnson DP, Hernanz-Schulman M, Martus JE, Lovejoy SA, Yu C, Kan JH. Significance of epiphyseal cartilage enhancement defects in pediatric osteomyelitis identified by MRI with surgical correlation. Pediatr Radiol [print-electronic]. 2011 Mar; 41(3): 355-61. PMID: 20936273, DOI: 10.1007/s00247-010-1849-6, ISSN: 1432-1998.

Mansour AA, Wilmoth JC, Mansour AS, Lovejoy SA, Mencio GA, Martus JE. Immediate spica casting of pediatric femoral fractures in the operating room versus the emergency department: comparison of reduction, complications, and hospital charges. J Pediatr Orthop. 2010 Dec; 30(8): 813-7. PMID: 21102206, PII: 01241398-201012000-00010, DOI: 10.1097/BPO.0b013e3181fcb613, ISSN: 1539-2570.

Lovejoy SA, Tylkowski C, Oeffinger D, Sander L. The effects of hamstring lengthening on hip rotation. J Pediatr Orthop. 2007 Mar; 27(2): 142-6. PMID: 17314637, PII: 01241398-200703000-00006, DOI: 10.1097/01.bpb.0000248568.43251.b0, ISSN: 0271-6798.