Dr. Stephen Wright, MD

Dr. Stephen Wright, MD

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Dr. Stephen Wright, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine doctor who practices in Fort Wayne, IN. He has been practicing for 22 years.Read his story

5050 N Clinton St

Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Contact Information

(260) 484-8551

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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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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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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 Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • 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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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Resurfacing
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Reconstruction
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Replacement
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Synvisc® Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wright to family and friends
5.0
based on 28 total reviews (19 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

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  • 3
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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 (19)

in Grabill, Indiana |
Dr Wright is very compassionate with helping me to decide to have a Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement. He explained the surgery in terms I could understand. Also was helpful in scheduling appointments that were convenient with my family. My husband has Alzheimer’s so it is an effort to keep his...more
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Bluffton |
Everything I expected to be explained was adequately talked about until I had no further concerns. Would recommend them to anyone who needs their skills.
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Fort Wayne, IN |
Thorough evaluation of my injury. Great explanation of treatment recommendations.
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in Ft Wayne, IN |
I have been a patient of Dr. Wright for the last 6-8 years. A year ago he replaced both of my knees. Throughout the entire process from 3-5 years prior to now one year after, Dr. Wright has been a great source of professionalism, knowledge, and comfort. I would never consider going to any other...more
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in Columbia City, IN |
I have just recently had my second knee replacement done by Dr,Wright. My first was done fifteen years ago and I have had such a great result from that knee replacement that I would have left no one else touch my other replacement. If you listen to Dr. Wright and his staff and do exactly as they...more
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Hospitals where Dr. Wright has admitting privileges

Parkview Ortho Hospital
11130 Parkview Circle Dr
Fort Wayne, IN 46845
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Dupont Hospital
2520 E Dupont Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
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Parkview Regional Medical Center
11109 Parkview Plaza Dr
Fort Wayne, IN 46845
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Lutheran Hospital of Indiana
7950 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
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Parkview Whitley Hospital
1260 E State Road 205
Columbia City, IN 46725
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