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Adam S. Bright, MD

About Dr. Bright

Adam S. Bright, MD

Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Oral Examiner, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Medical Degree

University of Miami, MD with Research Distinction, Miami, Florida

Internship in General Surgery

Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland

Orthopedic Surgery Residency

University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland


* Adam Bright, Roman Rozio, Robyn Choe, Benjamin Powell. A comparison of the accuracy of the coronal axial, and sagittal views for determining tears of the anterior cruiciate ligament on MRI in a community setting. Presented in Florida Orthopedic Society Annual Meeting, 2012. Submitted for Publication.

* Adam Bright, Ann Hankinson. Improving total knee replacement: A comparison of custom guides, computer navigation, and intramedullary alignment. Presented in Florida Orthopedic Society Annual Meeting, 2011. Submitted for publication.

* Adam Bright, Ian Weiner, Dror Paley, John Herzenberg, and Charles Suter. Leg Lengthening: Manual versus Motorized Distraction. Submitted for Publication in Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research.

* Adam Bright, Brian Torpey, Edward McFarland, Donna Magid, Timothy Codd. Reliability in Radiographic Evaluation of Acromion Morphology. Skeletal Radiology. Vol. 26: 718-721, 1997.

* Adam Bright et al. Before Total Hip Replacement (2003), The Fit Back Workout (2005), Understanding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (2005), Movement Keeps Your Back Alive (2005), Krames/StayWell brochures.

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida
Florida State University College of Medicine Community Board Member, Sarasota Campus

Hospital Affiliations

* Sarasota Memorial Hospital
* Doctors Hospital
* Health South Hospital

Professional Affiliations

* American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
* Florida Orthopaedic Society, Past President
* Sarasota Memorial Hospital
* Sarasota County Medical Society, Past President

Team Physican Affiliations

* North Port High School Sports Team Physician
* Sarasota Ballet Team Physician
* Sarasota Marathon Medical Team


* Top Doctor, Orthopaedic Surgery, Sarasota-Manatee, 2012, as ranked by Castle Connolly Medical


Dr. Bright is happily married to Rose Bright, MD, Pulmonary and Critical Care specialist. He is the proud father of Ben, Glenn, Blake, and Elizabeth. He enjoys competing in triathlons, marathons, and ultra marathons, as well as mountain biking, sea kayaking, and tennis. He is also a 5 time Boston Marathon finisher and has completed in more than 30 marathons and several triathlons, including the Great Floridian Ironman and Ironman Florida. He is currently training and competing in adventure racing.