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Mr Andrew Wright
BSc(Hons) First Class, MBChB, FRCS (Tr&Orth), MSc(Res)

Trauma & Orthopaedic Consultant

Professional Biography

Andrew was appointed to Wrightington hospital in January 2020. He is a Fellowship trained Specialist Elbow
and Shoulder surgeon who has joined us from Salford Royal where his Consultant practice began. He trained
at both St Andrews University and the University of Manchester before completing his Specialist
Orthopaedic training rotation here in the North West.

His practice specialises in surgery for all aspects of Elbow and Shoulder sports injuries, pain and instability,
as well as being experienced in Trauma to the whole Upper Limb. His previous position as a Consultant at
Salford Royal hospital in Manchester has allowed him to bring a breadth of experience to the WWL Team.

Andrew is passionate about providing bespoke, evidence based care for his patients. During his training he
achieved a First Class Honours degree from St Andrews University for research into Medical science and
more recently was awarded a Master’s degree for work on the Biomechanics of Shoulder instability from
the University of Central Lancashire.

He is a keen teacher and regular faculty member on Elbow and Shoulder courses. He is also the Course
Director for the Shoulder and Elbow section of the Fellowship examination course held at Wrightington triannually.


Shoulder & Elbow Specialist