Dr. Stephen Wright, MD

Dr. Stephen Wright, MD

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Dr. Stephen Wright, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine surgery specialist in Fort Wayne, IN and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Iowa / College Of Medicine, Iowa City, Ia in 1990 and specializes in orthopedic sports medicine and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

5050 N Clinton St

Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Contact Information

(260) 484-8551

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Top Care Areas

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Wright's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wright "Stephen A. Wright, M.D. is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, shoulder and knee reconstruction and arthroscopic surgery. Dr Wright has been a sports enthusiast his entire life. His combined interests in athletics and medicine led him to pursue a career as a sports medicine physician. A native of Joliet, Illinois, Dr. Wright received his bachelor's degree from the University of Iowa. He continued his education there, graduating from the University of Iowa College of medicine in 1990. Following his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine, Dr. Wright completed a fellowship in shoulder and knee surgery and sports medicine at the Steadman-Hawkins Clinic, in Vail, Colorado. In addition for caring for many local high school and collegiate athletes, Dr. Wright has traveled extensively throughout Europe and South American serving as a team physician for the United States Alpine Ski Team. Dr. Wright served as a physician for the bobsled and skeleton events at the 2002 Winter Olympic Games. A board certified member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr. Wright maintains active membership in the Indiana State Medical Association and the Fort Wayne Medical and Orthopaedic societies. Dr Wright is married and has five children. He enjoys snow skiing, kayaking, windsurfing, bicycling and swimming."
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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

59  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Dislocated Joint
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Strain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Partially Dislocated Elbow (Nursemaid Elbow)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Finger
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56  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 Iowa, Iowa City, Ia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Iowa / College Of Medicine, Iowa City, Ia
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Mayo Graduate School Of Medicine, Rochester, Mn
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Mayo Graduate School Of Medicine, Rochester, Mn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Steadman-Hawkins Clinic, Vail, Co
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

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

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wright to family and friends
39 total reviews (27 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
    (38)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

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 (27)

Dr. Wright has done surgeries on my self, my Husband and our son . We have had very good experience with him as our Orthopedic Surgeon.
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Very professional. Easy to communicate with. Explains medical procedure in layman’s terms.
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From appointment scheduling to check-in, and on though the actual face to face meeting with Dr. Wright, everything and everyone was efficient, friendly, and respectful. Dr. Wright carefully examined me and reviewed the X-rays and MRI, and then explained what the problem was and all options for...more
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Dr wright is amazing! He has done 2 knee surgeries on me and i will only go to him. I am not a big fan of most doctors but dr wright is the best. Smart, patient, personable and talented. I have recommended him to a lot of people.
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Dr. Wright's staff was amazing. From the moment you walked in the door until you walked out they let you know they cared that you were there. I am thankful someone recommended Dr. Wright to me.
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