Andrew S. Wright M.D.

 Andrew  S. Wright M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Advanced gastrointestinal surgery, Hernia

Services

Center for Esophageal & Gastric Surgery, Hernia Services

Languages

English

Locations

Primary Location

General Surgery Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.4477|Map It 

Digestive Health Center at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St.
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.4377|Map It 

Esophageal and Gastric Diseases Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.4547|Map It 

Hernia Repair

Medical Office Building, 1560 N 115th Street
Seattle, WA 98133
Phone: 206.668.1070|Map It 

Surgical Services & Hernia Center

Medical Office Building, 1560 N 115th Street, Ste. 102
Seattle, WA 98133
Phone: 206.668.1070|Map It 

Bio

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.



Personal Interests

Dr. Wright enjoys soccer, skiing, reading, home improvement and woodworking.

Affiliations

InstitutionCredentialSpecialtyYear
University of Louisville School of MedicineMedical education1998

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD1998

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of SurgeryGeneral Surgery2006
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