Bachelors of Science: Stony Brook University
Master of Physician Assistant Studies: Mercy College
Elliot Bright, PA-C is a nationally certified Physician Assistant licensed in California, New York, and New Jersey. Elliot was born and raised in New York where he completed his Undergraduate studies in Biology at Stony Brook University. Serving as Class Vice President, Elliot earned his Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Mercy College located in the Bronx, NY. There he underwent training in Orthopedic Surgery, General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, and Trauma Surgery specifically at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center. As a PA student, Elliot participated in Mercy College’s Mobile Health Vehicle events where PA Students would provide free health screening and patient education for under-served members of the Bronx community. He also served as the Mercy College Medical and Public Health Brigades President leading 50 peers, faculty, and professionals alike on a 9-day Medical Mission in Nicaragua providing free medical and dental care to over 1200 patients and built sanitation stations and new concrete floors for two local families.
Upon completion of his medical training, Elliot received awards for Excellence in Fellowship and Distinguished Service but before graduating he was also elected as a Student Director for the New York State Society of Physician Assistants (NYSSPA). He is also a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), Physician Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery (PAOS), and the California Academy of Physician Assistants (CAPA). After graduation, Elliot worked as a provider in a private Orthopedic Surgery practice based in New York City gaining skills specializing in knee and shoulder injuries and treatment including arthroscopy. His passion for Orthopedics can be seen in his practice of medicine and enthusiasm for educating his patients.
Beyond medicine, Elliot is an active Powerlifter and MotorSport enthusiast.