Dr. Jacob Bright graduated with honors from Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2014 with a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO). He completed his residency training in family medicine at Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Fort Gordon, Georgia. He also served as chief resident during his final year of training. In June 2017, he received the LTC James Hooker Physician Leadership Award for demonstrating the most potential for military and professional leadership and excellence among residents at Eisenhower Army Medical Center. Dr. Bright is a Board-Certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine and is a member of the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM), American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and Uniformed Services Academy of Family Physicians (USAFP).
Following residency training, he continued his medical career as a Battalion Surgeon and Family Medicine Hospitalist at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. In 2019, he became the Medical Director at the ICU at BACH, as well as served as Chairman of the Infection Control Committee. During his career in the military Dr. Bright completed multiple humanitarian and combat deployments in North America and the Middle East. In 2020, Dr. Bright supported “Project Gotham” in New York City, where he worked with Emergency Medicine and Critical Care to help provide inpatient medical care to high-acuity patients as part of the Coronavirus Response at Javits Medical Station in Manhattan. He has served with US and NATO special forces in Afghanistan and surrounding areas.
Throughout Dr. Bright’s career, he has showcased dedication to his community’s overall wellness, where he has continued to provide expert emergency and family medicine care.
Dr. Bright enjoys woodworking and cooking. He spends most of his free time with his wife, Ashley, and his children, Braeden, Vance, Evelynn, and Gates. Dr. Bright and his wife Ashley enjoy weightlifting, walking, and hiking. They are passionate about faith, family, and fitness.