Dr. Adam Bright, MD

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Dr. Adam Bright, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Schofield Hand and Bright Ortho 1950 Arlington St Ste 111, Sarasota, FL 34239 Get Directions

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I enjoy taking the time to sit down with each patient (and family members, if possible) and really listen to their problems and concerns. My patient's condition is then explained in great detail, frequently with the use of models and/or handouts. I then allow my patient to select from a long list of possible treatments, thus enabling them to select which ones might best meet their particular needs. I have found that, by far, the majority of patients are managed conservatively without surgery. However, if surgery is indeed the best option, then it is clearly recommended (but not insisted upon). I specialize in computer assisted, minimally invasive joint replacements (including hips, both partial and total knees, and shoulders), arthroscopic surgery, cartilage transplants, rotator cuff repair, hand surgery, neck and back pain, and fracture repair. I truly enjoy being an orthopaedic surgeon, and look forward to continuing to serve you.Read more

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dislocated Joint
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Pain
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Extremity Trauma
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Multiple Injuries
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torn Cartilage
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Pain

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Bone and Joint Replacement
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Computer-Assisted Total Knee Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Florida.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Miami / School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    Union Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1991

  • Residency Hospital
    University MD

    Completed in 1996

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Miami College Of Engineering

    Graduated in 1986

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Univ. Miami MD with Research Distinction, 1990
    • Florida Medical Association Golden Eagle, 2005
    • Distinguished Physician, Sarasota County Medical society, 2006
    • Univ. Miami Honors Program In Medicine, 1986
    • Florida Choice Award for Exemplary Treatment of Work-Injury Patients, 2003
    • Mayors Citation (Baltimore, MD), 1990
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  • Media & Publications
    • Universal Health Care, February 2
    • Hip Pain, 1998
    • Call office for CV
    • Multiple, 2003
    • Biosynthesis of a Tumor Cell Sialomucin., 1988
    • Computer Navigation in Orthopedic Surgery, Summer 200
    • Sports Injuries, 2000
    • Wrong Site Surgery, 2005
    • Oxinium Knee Replacements, 2003
    • Capital Report, 2004

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Bright's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Bright's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Bright

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How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Bright's Care Philosophy

I enjoy taking the time to sit down with each patient (and family members, if possible) and really listen to their problems and concerns. My patient's condition is then explained in great detail, frequently with the use of models and/or handouts. I then allow my patient to select from a long list of possible treatments, thus enabling them to select which ones might best meet their particular needs. I have found that, by far, the majority of patients are managed conservatively without surgery. However, if surgery is indeed the best option, then it is clearly recommended (but not insisted upon). I specialize in computer assisted, minimally invasive joint replacements (including hips, both partial and total knees, and shoulders), arthroscopic surgery, cartilage transplants, rotator cuff repair, hand surgery, neck and back pain, and fracture repair. I truly enjoy being an orthopaedic surgeon, and look forward to continuing to serve you.