Dr. Wright specializes in sports medicine and currently serves as the inaugural Chief of Sports Medicine and Orthopedics for Northside Health System in Atlanta. One of only a few female Orthopaedic surgeons in the country, Dr. Wright’s research specializes in sports medicine for athletes over 40. She is the creator and director of the Performance and Research Initiative for Masters Athletes (PRIMA); a one of a kind program for maximizing the performance and minimizing injury in recreational exercisers over 40 and elite masters athletes alike.
As a member of the Sports Medicine Faculty, Dr. Wright focuses on arthroscopy of the hip, shoulder, and knee and performs more than 250 musculoskeletal surgeries per year. Her award-winning basic science and clinical research have resulted in multiple grants, presentations, and peer-reviewed publications.
Dr. Wright completed a fellowship in sports medicine and upper extremity at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City and her residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. She earned her medical degree from Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, her master’s degree in oncology nursing from Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago, and her bachelor’s degree in biology from Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. A Chicago native, she spent many years in Pittsburgh and now makes her home in Atlanta.
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|Northside Hospital Orthopedic Institute (Sports Medicine)
3300 Old Milton Parkway, Suite 150B
Alpharetta, GA 30005