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Rick W. Wright MD

Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Areas of Expertise

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    Adult Orthopaedics
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    Orthopaedic Surgery
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    Sports Medicine


Vanderbilt Health Belle Meade
6002 Highway 100
Nashville, TN 37205

Programs and Clinics


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  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Missouri- Columbia, 1988
  • Internship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1989
  • Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1993

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1996
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2007

Patient Comments

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*Dr. Wright was very kind and knowledgeable.
August 17, 2022
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August 17, 2022
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*Dr. Wright - well just can't say enough good things. He knows his stuff and reminds you of that. No fear when talking with him about surgery. He's confident!
June 20, 2022
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*Dr. Wright is very professional, courteous, informative and friendly!
April 29, 2022
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All good
April 22, 2022
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The entire visit was a nice experience.
April 18, 2022
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All-around great experience. Dr. Wright was straightforward with explaining the problem and his treatment plan. Would certainly recommend to others.
March 14, 2022
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Already have recommended Dr. Wright
March 9, 2022
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*Dr. Wright diagnosed my kneecap issues on both feet very quickly and efficiently.
February 12, 2022
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