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School of Medicine Greenville


Edward W. Bray III, M.D., M.S.

Dr. Bray is a graduate of The Citadel, where he was a distinguished military student and received a bachelor’s degree in pre-medicine. He earned his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. After completing his orthopaedic surgery residency at Greenville Health System and Shriners™ Hospital for Children-Greenville, Dr. Bray served in the United States Army as Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at US Lyster Army Hospital; Fort Rucker, Ala. For his service, he was awarded the Army Commendation Medal.

On completion of his service in the U.S. Army, Dr. Bray returned to Greenville, where he served on the faculty of Greenville Health System and Shriners™ Hospital for Children-Greenville. In 1985, he was appointed Assistant Chief of Staff for Shriners™ Hospital for Children-Greenville. In addition to this position, Dr. Bray later served as Program Director for the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program of Greenville Health System. In 2000, he was appointed Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and served until 2012, at which time he was appointed to his current position. In addition to his responsibilities in graduate medical education, Dr. Bray has also served as President of the Medical Staff of Greenville Health System.

Dr. Bray is currently a clinical professor of orthopaedic surgery. He has also held a consulting faculty appointment at Duke University. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America and the American Orthopaedic Association. He has delivered numerous lectures and participated in numerous publications in the field of clinical pediatric orthopaedic surgery research. Following the establishment of the Frank H. Stelling, III Teaching Excellence Award, Dr. Bray was presented this award by the Orthopaedic Surgery Residents in 1992.