The leader in Sports Medicine
Knee pain? Find out more
Minimally invasive Orthobiologics regenerate injuries without surgery
Conveniently located on Daniel Island
Dr. Bright McConnell, III, MD is a trusted name in orthopaedic medicine

Welcome to Charleston Sports Medicine

Welcome to Charleston Sports Medicine, the preeminent center for sports medicine in South Carolina. Our orthopedic services treat the full range of muscular and skeletal issues resulting from disease or injury to bones, ligaments, joints, muscles, tendons, and nerves.

At our Daniel Island, South Carolina sports medicine facility, prevention and treatment share equal emphasis. Board Certified and fellowship trained in sports medicine, Bright McConnell, III, MD is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in knee, elbow and shoulder injuries. Known for using the latest non-invasive procedures, Dr McConnell pairs orthopedic surgery experience with bone densitometry, cutting edge orthobiologics and age management credentials.

Charleston Sports Medicine offers a unique combination of conservative therapies, a center for bone health, and advanced sports performance testing, as well as renowned orthopedic surgery services for issues such as tennis elbow, knee injury and torn rotator cuff problems and tendonitis. We employ the most modern treatment methods and technologies including Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy, in-office x-ray, ultrasound and Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DXA). Let Charleston Sports Medicine help move you forward!

Bright McConnell, III, MD

Dr. Bright McConnell focuses on prevention and performance. Entrusted by professional athletes for years, he provides treatment designed to keep patients as active and healthy as possible. A Board Certified surgeon, Dr. McConnell sees every patient at Charleston Sports Medicine, not a physician’s assistant, and helps create a customized treatment plan to get you back in the game. An advocate of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy and conservative treatments, Dr. McConnell tries to help his patients avoid surgery and its extensive recovery. Click here to learn more.

"With some doctors you feel like a revolving door. With Dr. McConnell, it is more personable. You are not just a number." Carol Wilson

Our Affiliate FitMed Partners

The Charleston Sports Medicine Team strives to become your partner in your total health. Our affiliated practice, FitMed Partners, also offers scientifically proven preventive age management, bio-identical hormone therapy and medically based fitness and nutrition programs. The FitMed Elite Athlete Program provides a menu of advanced sports performance testing, not typically covered under insurance, for affordable prices.

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Contact Us

Charleston Sports Medicine
Bright McConnell, III, MD
900 Island Park Drive,
Suite #105
Charleston, SC 29492

Phone: (843) 284-5200
Fax: (843) 284-5201

Office Hours:
Monday to Friday : 8:30 - 5