Relentlessly Focused on Developing
The Most Advanced Therapeutic Class IV Lasers.
Our goal is to improve lives, not only through revolutionizing laser therapy, but by ensuring the success of our providers. We are relentlessly focused on developing the most advanced therapeutic lasers that provide a non-surgical solution for clinicians to treat pain, reduce inflammation, and aid healing.
Fully Equipped To Grow Your Practice
18+ Years in The Industry
Summus is a U.S. pioneer in Class IV laser therapy with over 18 years of experience.
Supported In America
Our service is right here in the US. Whether you need trouble-shooting or repairs, we are here to make sure your laser is in tip-top shape.
Guided by Physicians
Our product development is guided by physicians, who pour their knowledge of healing into our lasers.
From advertising and patient brochures to signage & social media, we are here for you.
Our deep knowledge of therapy lasers and market demands allow Summus to lead an industry to a new horizon.
Our training is best in class. We provide you and your staff with the knowledge that you need to use the laser with confidence.
Summus built products are backed by two decades of research to help patients regain a higher quality of life.
With decades of combined laser therapy clinical expertise, Summus understands what clinicians need from their equipment.
A Partner In Your Success
Summus Medical Laser was launched in 2004. Our Founder and CEO, Dr. Richard Albright, had a vision to bring Class IV lasers to U.S. caregivers. Over the last 18+ years, we have grown to provide “best of the best” laser products in over 51+ countries and counting.
Our growth comes from our relentless commitment to constantly improve our lasers, provide reliable stateside service, follow science in our product development, supply effective consumer marketing tools, and deliver world-class training. Customers for our superior lasers are leaders in their communities. It makes sense they don’t buy just any laser – they invest in lasers from the company that leads the field in commitment to their growth.
No matter which of our models best fit your practice, you can be assured a Summus Medical Laser will improve your efficiency, broaden the therapy options you offer, and provide safe, rapid relief resulting in happy, retained patients.
Franklin, Tennessee, our hometown, is a historic, yet innovative place with solid values and a community of generous neighbors. No matter where you are in the world, you can count on those same values in our team and the lasers we offer as you generously serve those who need your care.
The People Behind Summus
Dr. Richard Albright
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Richard Albright is the founder and CEO of Summus Laser. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from International College and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life University. For eight years prior to the start of his company, he operated in private practice as a chiropractic physician, however after observing the healing power of progressive therapeutic laser in his own practice, he made the decision to transition into business, becoming a global leader in the development of next generation laser therapy. Since that decision fifteen plus years ago, he’s made it his life’s work to curate the growth of the company that has become Summus Laser, again and again cutting a leading path through the market with innovative new products, services, therapies, and business support.
Dr. Phil Harrington
Medical Director, Clinical Manager & Laser Safety Officer
Phil Harrington, DC, CMLSO, FASMLS is a 1987 graduate of Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics. He earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1996; and was in private chiropractic practice in Iowa for ten years, using various therapeutic lasers. Dr. Phil’s passion for publicizing the power of therapeutic laser use in a variety of clinical settings has created a demand for his now thriving speaking career and has led him to become a sought-after national and international lecturer on the subjects of photobiomodulation science, physiology, science, safety and clinical applications. Having been involved in the laser industry for more than 15 years, Dr. Harrington currently holds the positions of Medical Director, Clinical Manager, and Laser Safety Officer with Summus Medical Laser. Dr. Harrington lives in Scottsdale, Arizona with his wife Tami and enjoys reading, bicycling, and visiting his two daughters in his personal time.
Dr. David Bradley
David Bradley, DVM, FASLMS graduated from University of Florida in 1987. Dr. Bradley began using therapeutic lasers in mixed private practice in 1999. He has a special interest in veterinary surgery and is experienced with many different types of surgical and therapeutic lasers. In 2007, he was granted Fellow status through the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery. In addition to his extensive use of laser in veterinary practice, he has also contributed chapters and authored numerous articles. He continues to be sought after for his expertise, carrying a full lecture schedule nationally and internationally on veterinary laser use. Dr. Bradley currently resides in California with his wife, who is also a veterinarian. He enjoys spending time with family, hiking, birding, running, and working out when he is not traveling the globe as an ambassador of Class IV laser therapy.
Dr. James Bria
Director of Operations
Dr. James Bria earned his undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Arizona before pursuing his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Life University in Marietta, Georgia. Upon graduation, Dr. Bria returned to Arizona to operate his own chiropractic practice, specializing in acupuncture and laser therapy. After observing the potential and effectiveness of therapeutic laser with his own patients, Dr. Bria left his private practice of 15 years to come on board as Director of Operations with Summus Medical Laser. He has been serving in his current position with Summus for over 10 years. He currently resides in Franklin, Tennessee with his wife and three boys, actively coaching their local lacrosse teams and enjoying anything outdoors in his personal time.
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New Laser Prep & Warehouse
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