Hugh M. Bryan III, MD

Dr. Bryan graduated from the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the Letterman Army Medical Center. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is a former president of the MidTidewater Medical Society and a former president of the Medical Society of Virginia. He received the Virginia Orthopaedic Society Career Award in 2013.

Dr. Bryan specializes in knee replacement surgery. He was the first surgeon in Virginia to use MRI-designed patient specific guides for knee replacement. He also has special interests in sports medicine, knee and shoulder arthroscopy and a wide variety of hand surgery.

After the completion of the American College of Sports Medicine’s Team Physician course, Dr Bryan served as the team physician at the Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, New York in 2000. He is the team physician for Gloucester and Mathews high schools and for Christchurch School. He was elected to the Gloucester High School Sports Hall of Fame in 2011 as a result of his service as team physician.

Dr. Bryan enjoys the uniqueness of orthopedic surgery. With more than two decades of experience in Gloucester, he enjoys treating patients of all ages, and he enjoys the personalized care that a small town orthopedic practice offers. He considers it a privilege to be able to help people improve their function and their lives.


Riverside Orthopedic Specialists
7560 Hospital Drive, Bldg. B, Ste. 101
Gloucester Courthouse, VA
(804) 693-0529

Medical School

Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine


Letterman Army Medical Center

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

The Patent Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider-related questions from our leading, independent patient satisfaction research group.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Provider Explained Things Clearly


Provider Listened Carefully


Provider Gave Easy to Understand Instructions


Provider Showed Respect


Provider Knew Medical History


Recommend Provider's Office


Provider Spent Enough Time


Patient comments are gathered from our patient satisfaction survey and displayed in their entirety.