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Specialities

Advanced gastrointestinal surgery, Hernia

Languages

English

Biography

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 WAMI Institute for Simulation in Healthcare (WISH) , where he works on improving patient safety. He also works with the UW School of Engineering's Biorobotics Lab.

Personal Interests

Dr. Wright enjoys soccer, skiing, reading, home improvement and woodworking.
general surgery clinic at uwmc

General Surgery Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor Seattle, WA 98195

206.598.4477

General surgery

Digestive Health Center at UWMC

Digestive Health Center at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St. Seattle, WA 98195

206.598.4377

Abdominal pain, Bile duct disorders, Colorectal care, Constipation

Esophageal and Gastric Diseases Clinic at UWMC

Esophageal and Gastric Diseases Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor Seattle, WA 98195

206.598.4547

Cancer care, Diverticulum: Zenker's and epiphrenic, Esophageal and gastric cancer, Esophageal surgery

Hernia Repair

Medical Office Building, 1560 N 115th Street Seattle, WA 98133

206.668.1070

General surgery, Hernia

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Surgical Services & Hernia Center

Medical Office Building, 1560 N 115th Street, Ste. 102 Seattle, WA 98133

206.668.1070

General surgery, Hernia

University of Louisville School of Medicine

Medical education, 1998

UW - Dept. of Critical Care Surgery

Fellowship, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Univ. of Wisconsin @ Madison

Internship, Surgery

Univ. of Wisconsin @ Madison

Residency, Surgery

 

Board Certifications
  • General Surgery, 2006, American Board of Surgery