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Brian K. Brighton, MD, MPH
4.8 of 5 Stars
  • Pediatric
Fellowship Trained:
  • Pediatric


Dr. Brighton is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in pediatrics.

Clinic Locations
OrthoCarolina Concord Logo
Concord 354 Copperfield Boulevard
Concord, NC 28025
lake norman orthopedic logo
Lake Norman 150 Fairview Rd.
Mooresville, NC 28117
Pediatric Orthopedic Center OrthoCarolina Logo
Pediatric Orthopedic Center 1915 Randolph Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207
  • Boston University - B.S. in Health Sciences
  • Boston University School of Public Health - M.P.H.
  • Boston University School of Medicine - Doctor of Medicine
  • Cleveland Clinic - Orthopedic Surgery Residency
  • Children's Hospital Boston - Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Fellowship

National Organizations:

  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Board Member, Junior Member at Large (2018 - Present)
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Quality, Safety, Value Initiative (QSVI), Education Chair (2018 - Present)
  • Scoliosis Research Society Safety and Value Committee Member (2017 - Present)
  • American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program-Pediatrics (ACS NSQIP-P) Data Committee Member Subspecialty Advisory Group, Chair for Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery (2016 - Present)

hospital organizations:

  • 2014 - Present: Atrium Health - Carolinas Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Division Chief
  • 2013 - Present: Levine Children's Hospital Executive Committee Member Atrium Health - Carolinas Medical Center Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Core Competency Committee
  • 2013 - Present: Levine Children's Hospital Pediatric Trauma Program Orthopaedic Surgery Liaison
  • 2012 - Present: Levine Children's Hospital Pediatric Trauma Outcomes Committee Atrium Health - Carolinas Medical Center Trauma Committee Member
  • 2012 - Present: Atrium Health - Carolinas Medical Center Quality Assessment and Improvement Committee Member
  • 2011 - Present: Atrium Health - Carolinas Medical Center Orthopaedic Surgery Quality Assessment and Improvement Committee (QAIC) Chair

Resident Education:

  • 2012 - Present: Moderator for monthly Morbidity and Mortality Conference for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 2012 - Present: Facilitator and organizer of monthly Evidence-Based Medicine Journal Club for Department of Orhopaedic Surgery Residency Program
  • 2009 - Present: Lectures/teaching sessions on numerous topics related to quality improvement and pediatric orthopaedics including fracture management, foot disorders, upper extremity anomalies, skeletal dysplasias, limb deformity, muscular dystrophies, cervical spine conditions, and scoliosis to orthopaedic surgery, pediatric, and physical medicine /rehabilitation residents
  • 2009 - Present: Attend weekly pediatric orthopaedic surgery indication s conference and monthly pediatric orthopaedic didactic lectures
  • Named a 2023 Top Doctor by Charlotte Magazine
  • 2022 North Carolina's Top Doctors, Charlotte Region, SouthPark Magazine
  • Named a 2021 Top Doctor by Charlotte Magazine
  • Named a 2019 Top Doctor by Charlotte Magazine
  • Outstanding Poster Award - Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North American Annual Meeting
  • AOA-OREF-Zimmer Resident Leadership Forum
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • Boston Medical Center Student Prize Award
  • Association of Pathology Chairs Honor Society
  • Sargent College Professional Contribution Award
  • Golden Key National Honor Society
  • Sargent College Student Service Award

Dr. Brighton is by far the best ortho surgeon on this side of eternity! He is the most kind, loving, passionate, godly man that walked right alongside our family as we dealt with my daughter's serious injuries from a head-on collision accident.

- Wendy