Dr. Stephen A. Wright, MD

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Dr. Stephen A. Wright, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine | Male

Ortho NorthEast 5050 N Clinton St, Fort Wayne, IN 46825 Get Directions
(260) 484-8551

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Stephen A. Wright, M.D. is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, shoulder and knee reconstruction and arthroscopic surgery. Dr...Read more

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Steven Wright Has done all 5 of my knee surgeries I trust him 100%
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I just had a surgery for frozen shoulder found him to be absolutely gorgeous polite and an outstanding work. I personally recommend him for anyone
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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

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    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Ankle Sprains and Strains
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arthritis of the Elbow
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Arm
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Coccygeal Pain
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Foot Conditions
    • Fracture
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Limb Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteochondritis Dissecans
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spine Disorders
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
    • Trigger Finger
    • Vertebral Column Tumors

    Procedures Performed

    • ACL Surgery
    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Arm Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
    • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
    • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Osteotomy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neuroplasty
    • Partial Shoulder Replacement
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Shoulder Replacement
    • Steroid Injection
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Iowa / College Of Medicine, Iowa City, Ia

      Graduated in 1990

    • Internship Hospital
      Mayo Graduate School Of Medicine, Rochester, Mn

      Completed in 1995

    • Residency Hospital
      Mayo Graduate School Of Medicine, Rochester, Mn

      Completed in 1995

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Steadman-Hawkins Clinic, Vail, Co

      Completed in 1996

    • Undergraduate School
      University Of Iowa, Iowa City, Ia

      Graduated in 1989

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    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Orthopedic Sports Medicine
    • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
    • No malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Wright says...

    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.