Melissa Wright

Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery

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    20182024

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    Research interests

    Research interests include work on shoulder replacement outcomes, the biomechanics of shoulder replacement, the impact of social deprivation on
    orthopaedic care, and gender disparities related to shoulder and elbow care.

    Clinical interests

    Clinical interests include shoulder replacement (including reverse, stemless, revision, and outpatient options); shoulder and elbow arthritis; trauma, dislocations, fractures, and arthroscopy of both the shoulder and elbow; rotator cuff pain, tendinitis, and tears; distal biceps surgery; and sports-related shoulder and elbow problems including ligamentous reconstruction about the elbow and both open and arthroscopic shoulder stabilization procedures. All conditions of the shoulder and elbow including degenerative conditions, acute trauma, chronic injuries, and sports injuries. Conditions such as shoulder arthritis, elbow arthritis, rotator cuff tendinitis, rotator cuff tears, shoulder dislocation, shoulder instability, labral tear, biceps pain and injury, AC joint injuries, proximal humerus fractures, clavicle fractures, humerus fracture, ligament tears at the elbow, elbow dislocation, tendon conditions of the elbow, elbow fractures, are seen and treated both operatively and non operatively. Procedures include anatomic shoulder replacement, reverse shoulder replacement, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, AC Joint reconstruction, shoulder stabilization both arthroscopic and open, labral repair, latarjet, glenoid reconstruction, fracture fixation of the shoulder and elbow, elbow replacement, elbow ligament reconstruction, biceps repair, elbow arthroscopy.

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