Specialties and Expertise
Advanced gastrointestinal surgery, Hernia
Center for Esophageal & Gastric Surgery, Hernia Services
General Surgery Clinic at UWMC
Digestive Health Center at UWMC
Esophageal and Gastric Diseases Clinic at UWMC
Surgical Services & Hernia Center
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Andrew Wright, M.D. is director of UW Medicine's Hernia Center at Northwest Hospital and part of UW Hospital's Center for Esophageal and Gastric Surgery.
He is also fellowship director of the UW's Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery Fellowship and an assistant program director for the General Surgery Residency.
Dr. Wright's goal is to help patients maximize quality of life. Sometimes surgery is not the best option, and he hopes to help guide patients through the complex decision-making that accompanies these difficult problems.
Dr. Wright trained at the University of Wisconsin.
His main clinical interest is in management of hernias. He also manages complex esophageal and gastric disease. Much of his non-clinical time is spent in the UW's Institute for Simulation and Interprofessional Studies, where he works on improving patient safety. He also works with the UW School of Engineering's Biorobotics Lab.
Dr. Wright enjoys soccer, skiing, reading, home improvement and woodworking.