Welcome to Charleston Sports Medicine

At Charleston Sports Medicine, Bright McConnell, III, MD combines traditional orthopedics with cutting-edge techniques in regenerative medicine. Coupling his extensive sports medicine experience with the latest minimally invasive treatments, he provides patients a unique scope of options.

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.

Dr. McConnell pairs orthopedic surgery experience with bone densitometry training. He is uniquely qualified to combine traditional orthopedic services with advanced conservative therapies where indicated. He utilizes platelet rich plasma (PRP), an assortment of stem cells and orthobiologics, and various supplements and growth factors to promote healing and regeneration.

He brings the latest minimally invasive procedures for joint preservation to the Charleston area. By integrating these various techniques, Charleston Sports Medicine provides solutions for a wide range of chronic and acute orthopedic conditions.

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

Latest News

Subchondroplasty

April 13, 2016

Why May Subchondroplasty® Be a Good Alternative to Total Knee Replacement for Pain Relief?

Subchondroplasty is a minimally-invasive surgery that …

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Orthopedic Regenerative Medicine is a Game Changer

January 14, 2016

Regenerative medicine holds great promise for orthopaedic surgery. For both chronic and acute pain patients the widening scope of minimally …

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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.