Dr. Robert Wright, MD

Dr. Robert Wright, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
(227)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Wright, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Puyallup, WA. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 33 years.

208 17th Ave SE # 201

Puyallup, WA 98372

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Choice Health
  • 12 More

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
more than 82% of peers
Breast Diseases
normal
more than 66% of peers
Stomach Diseases
normal
more than 56% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Herniorrhaphy
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Washington
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Tx A&M
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wright has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wright's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wright to family and friends
4.8
based on 227 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (227)

  • 5
    (206)
  • 4
    (9)
  • 3
    (7)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Wright's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

in Enumclaw WA |
I just had gallbladder surgery on Friday. He explained everything to me . He is very compassionate,his staff is very friendly as well. He called the next evening to see how I was doing. I highly recommend Dr.wright
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in Puyallup, WA |
I would highly recommend Meridian Surgery Center. The staff are all so kind and informative. I had my gallbladder removed. DR Wright was very kind and explained the procedure. My scars are minimal. Pain was under control without all drugs. I feel they were all part of my team to make my surgery a...more
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Puyallup, WA |
Can't wait to fix my hernia
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Puyallup, WA |
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in Puyallup Wa |
I could not have been in better hands. From scheduling through follow up I had a great experience. I have nothing but good things to say about Dr. Wright and his staff.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Wright accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Bluegrass Family Health
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Choice Health
    First Choice Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
    Health Net PPO
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • ODS Health Plan
  • Premera Blue Cross
    Heritage Plus
  • Principal Life
  • Providence Health Plans
    Personal Option EPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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MultiCare Allenmore Hospital
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