Patient Testimonials

Discover what our patients have to say regarding their office visit, surgical experience or recovery process. We also encourage our existing patients to share their own experience!

M Brooks

4/28/2015: Dr. Bright was the joint replacement Dr. for several of my friends and I couldn't be happier to have chosen him as my Dr. too. I was a candidate to have my total hip replacement done by Dr. Bright as an outpatient at Advanced Surgical Center (and not stay in the hospital!). I know...a little scary, but Dr. Bright carefully calmed any fears by reviewing the pros and cons. I decided, for many reasons,it was the best approach for me. In my case I had the surgery in the morning and was headed home just after noon the same day. BayCare home care helped me recover during the next 2 weeks from the comfort of my own home. I couldn't have been more pleased with my results! I think my speedy recovery was specifically due to Dr. Bright's excellent surgical talents, the Advanced Surgery Center, BayCare, my pre-hab/re-hab and the patient education I received prior to my surgery. Fortunately I didn't wait too long for the surgery and I strongly believe that this improved my outcome. I'm pain free now and look forward to resuming all the activities I had to temporarily give up. Thank you Dr. Bright!

Susan

I have been a patient of Dr Bright for many years..back pain, progressive osteoarthritis, broken arms,. After trying alternative treatments for my knee , Dr bright said the only solution would be a total knee replacement I followed his orders for preop PT and am now n my 2nd week of recovery. With a history of blood clots and pulmonary embolisms I was quite frightened, but Dr Bright and his wonderful patient care partner, Dr Rose Bright( who s also a pulmonologist) I felt confident and safe. Dr Rose arranged my home care and PT . The surgery and care for 2 days at SMH was outstanding. I had my 2 week check up yesterday and when I looked at the X-ray of my new knee, compared to the mushy preop picture I was amazed.Dr Bright does not use stitches or staples , but “glues “ the incision. Along with the follow up from Sarasota Home Care and PT Michael Via I am on the road to recovery.. There are no words to express my gratitude and appreciation for the concern that Dr Bright and his team provided. He is a BRILLIANT doctor always on top of the latest developments. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND HIM

Julie 2/24/2017

As a marathoner with a broken foot and hand following a fall whilst running, I naturally was very concerned about healing time and what I could be doing whlst in a fracture boot and hand splint. Dr. Bright, himself an ultra marathoner and cyclist, (I had no idea until I read it in the office- How lucky was that!) took the time to to explain what my injuries were, how long things would take to heal and answered all of my questions. He also made suggestions as to how to avoid this injury in the future. As a new patient, the staff did their best to fit me in for an appointment as soon as they could. Everyone in this pactice, recptionists, x-ray techs, nurses were incredibly kind, cheerful and patient.

Anonymous

  • Total Knee Replacement spring 2019
Dr. Bright provided the best care possible. When i went to see him about my hip, he explained why I need to have it replaced. He discussed the procedure I would go through, and the amount of recovery time. I am very happy I had my hip replaced. I have no regrets and no bad experiences with Dr. Bright. Dr. Bright is one of the best providers available (10/10). It is extremely likely I would recommend him to my friends and colleagues.

Edward C

  • Total Knee Replacement 1/31/2019
Dr. Bright helped me make good and appropriate decisions. His knowledge and skill are AA+++. Having Dr. Rose as a resource before and after my knee replacement was a big bonus. Just knowing I could call her cell phone and receive immediate attention and answers to my medical needs and get back to me within an hour was very helpful. Dr. Bright is one of the best providers available (10/10). It is extremely likely I would recommend him to my friends and colleagues.

Patricia B.

  • Total Knee Replacement 1/10/2019
Everyone at the office has been very helpful and courteous. I always felt comfortable leaving the office. I had no regrets or problems with my total knee replacement. Dr. Bright is one of the best providers available (10/10). It is extremely likely I would recommend him to my friends and colleagues.

Gary E

  • Total Hip Replacement 11/01/2018
The office staff is welcoming. The fact that this provider presents a "hotline," Dr. Rose, for any concerns, at any time, was excellent and important to my recovery. Dr. Bright is one of the best providers available (10/10). It is extremely likely I would recommend him to my friends and colleagues.

Elizabeth R.

  • Total Hip Replacement 2/28/2019
Much to my surprise, I got an appointment with Dr. Bright within a week of calling. He asked the right questions and came to a proper diagnosis. I had been treated for the past 4 years for a knee problem, and he discovered it was really my hip. I was very happy that I was on my way to getting my life back. The pre-op testing and classes were done quickly. I then just finished up with physical therapy and dental cleaning. All went well with my surgery. I wish Dr. Bright had been recommend to me 2 years ago!!! I went through so much with trying to solve my miss-diagnosed knee condition. Dr. Bright is one of the best providers available (10/10). It is extremely likely I would recommend him to my friends and colleagues.

James C.

  • Total Knee Replacement 11/5/2018
Dr. Bright is one of the best providers available (10/10). It is extremely likely I would recommend him to my friends and colleagues. Excellent doctor. Excellent staff. I have nothing that I regret or wish had gone differently.

Susan T.

  • Total Hip Replacement 12/13/2018
Dr. Bright is one of the best providers available (9/10). It is extremely likely I would recommend him to my friends and colleagues. My surgery went very well. Everything was explained to me in advance. His written instructions were easy to understand. I had great followup, and it was great to know I was being closely monitored.

Rebecca B.

  • Total Knee replacement 12/6/2018
This office has been very informative and accommodating. I was given a private cell phone number of a staff member and told to call if I had any questions or concerns following my surgery. My 2 calls during the holiday season were answered promptly by Dr. Rose, who was able to handle my issues. Dr. Bright discharged me from the hospital the day after my surgery, and all the paperwork was ready for me to leave. It is extremely likely (10/10) that I would recommend him to a friend or colleague.

Sheila F.

  • Total Knee replacement 12/6/2018
Dr. Bright replaced my knee. He is the best provider possible. . I would not hesitate to recommend and refer my friends or colleagues to him. I had a great experience overall.

Pat M.

  • Total Hip Replacement 11/8/2018
Dr. Bright replaced my hip. He is the best provider possible. . I would not hesitate to recommend and refer my friends or colleagues to him. He always returned my calls, and never rushed me when talking to me on the phone or in his office. All of my questions were important to him.

Iris Y.

  • Total Knee Replacement 3/21/2019
Dr. Bright replaced both of my knees . I would not hesitate to recommend and refer my friends or colleagues to him. He is personalized and professional. I would add he is also efficeent and trustworthy. I was impressed that he remembers me and my name, and recognizes me as his patient.

Morrison G.

  • Total Knee replacement 4/4/2019
My experience with Dr. Bright and his assistant (and wife) Dr. Rose Bright and all of his staff was great. Everything has gone very smooth, therefore I have no complaints and only good things to say about Dr. Bright and his staff. Thank You!
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