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Dr. Robert C Wright, MD

General Surgery
Puyallup, WA 98372
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(253) 409-2865

About Dr. Robert C Wright MD

Dr. Robert C Wright, MD is a doctor primarily located in Puyallup, WA. He has 36 years of experience. His specialties include General Surgery.

Dr. Wright has received the following awards:

Location

Cascade Hernia & Surgical Solutions at Meridian Surgery Center - Puyallup 208 17th Ave SE Ste 201 Puyallup, WA 98372
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS

Specialties

Dr. Robert C Wright has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Robert C Wright has the following 4 expertise

  • Melanoma
  • Surgery
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Laparoscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)

Awards

6 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016, 2015, 2013)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

    Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)

    Top 10 Doctor - State Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2016, 2015, 2014)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2016)

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

Education

36 Years Experience

Baylor, Texas A&M at Scott & White

Residency

University Of Washington School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1985

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More about Dr. Robert C Wright

One of the most respected surgeons in Puget Sound, Dr. Robert Wright brings life-changing benefits to people through surgery. Most of all, he truly wants to help his patients feel better and get back to enjoying life, pain-free and cancer-free.

During his nearly 20-year career, Dr. Wright has led the way in employing laparoscopic, robotic, and other innovative surgical techniques for hernia, GERD, gallbladder, thyroid, melanoma, sentinel node, hemorrhoid/rectal, and more.

With publications in all areas of GERD, gallbladder, and hernia-related surgeries to his credit, he brings research opportunities to area students and offers the latest surgical techniques to his patients.

He has performed more than 25,000 surgical procedures, including nearly 10,000 hernias, and has made research breakthroughs in hernia surgery. Patients travel from as far away as Alaska, Hawaii, New York, and Canada to seek his expertise.

In addition to performing surgeries at Cascade Hernia & Surgical Solutions at Meridian Surgery Center in Puyallup and Tacoma, Dr. Wright is privileged at MultiCare Health System’s Tacoma General Hospital and CHI Franciscan Health’s St. Joseph’s Medical Center.

Member Of:
  • The American College of Surgeons - Board recertified '21,'19,'09,'99 
  • American Hernia Society
  • North Pacific Surgical Association
  • Washington State Medical Society
  • Pierce County Medical Society
  • Scott & White Surgical Alumni Association
  • Christian Medical Association
  • WSU, Medical Faculty