Education & Background
Adam P. Wright, M.D., a born and raised Texan, graduated with honors from Texas A&M University with a degree in Biomedical Science and History in 2010 before attending Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston where he received his Doctor of Medicine degree in 2014. Dr. Wright completed his residency at Baylor Scott and White Hospital in Temple, Texas followed by a joint replacement fellowship at the Tahoe Arthroplasty Fellowship in Reno, Nevada. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
Dr. Wright focuses primarily on hip and knee replacement surgery and practices state-of-the-art and innovative techniques including robotic-assisted surgery, custom or patient specific implants and instrumentation, and minimally invasive techniques like the subvastus knee and direct anterior hip approach to allow patients to recover more rapidly and with less pain compared to conventional methods. Most of his patients go home the same day as their joint replacement. Dr. Wright also manages complex primary and revision joint replacement cases.
Dr. Wright participates in medical research. He is a published author and has been honored to have the opportunity to present his research at educational society meetings across the country. He is an active member in several professional organizations including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the Texas Medical Association, and the Texas Orthopedic Association. Additionally, Dr. Wright has an interest in medical missions and has worked in local outreaches and with BMDMI and Time for Christ in Honduras.
Dr. Wright is married to his wife, Joy, and they have four young children (two older girls and a set of boy/girl twins). When not working he enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, hunting, fishing, snowboarding, water sports, staying fit, barbequing, and reading. Dr. Wright and his family live in Castle Hills and are active in their church (First Baptist Church at the Fields) and neighborhood community.
Dr. Wright is currently seeing new patients who have hip or knee pain that may need or have already had a joint replacement.
Certified Physician Assistant: David Morris, PA-C
M.D. University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (McGovern Medical School)
Residency at Baylor Scott and White in Temple, Texas
Fellowship in Adult Reconstruction and Total Joint Replacement at Tahoe Arthroplasty Fellowship, Reno, Nevada
Dr. Wright is certified in total knee and total hip replacement with the MAKO™ Robot, and focuses on a variety of surgical techniques including: hip and knees arthroscopy, minimally invasive techniques, sport injuries, and joint replacement of the hip and knee. He has a clinical interest and background working with sports related injuries, femoral acetabular impingement (FAI), hip dysplasia, avascular necrosis (AVN), and arthritis of the hip and knee. Dr. Wright offers minimally invasive hip joint replacement using the direct anterior approach with the MAKO™ Robot, helping his patients recover faster while minimizing pain. He also specializes in hip arthroscopy, pelvic osteotomies and other hip joint preservation surgeries to help his patients maintain their normal joints and active lifestyles. Dr. Wright is certified in total knee and total hip replacements with the MAKO™ Robot.