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About Us

Cascade Hernia Institute is a focus of Dr. Robert Wright's medical practice, specializing in high quality hernia repair with clinician-dominated hernia research, producing clinical outcome studies free of commercial bias.

Robert Wright, MD is an award-winning, published hernia specialist and international expert on hernia treatment. Dr. Wright has been serving the Pierce County community's surgical needs since 1990, employing sound technology and surgical techniques while providing the highest quality care with compassion.

Having performed thousands of laparoscopic surgeries and authored a number of articles in reputed medical journals, patients trust in Dr. Wright's experience as a top surgeon in his field.

"For most people, the prospect of surgery us unsettling. My desire is to help you through surgery in the most supportive manner. I will listen to your symptoms and review your imaging and laboratory studies to determine the optimal treatment. If surgery is needed, we will work with you to schedule an optimal time."

Robert Wright, MD

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Dr. Robert Wright, hernia specialist

Dr. Wright enjoys spending time with his wife and four children. He is fond of snow and water skiing, boating and hunting. He is also active within his church community.

Professional Training
Texas A&M University, Surgery Residency
University of Washington Medical School, MD
Washington State University, BA, Biochemistry

License & Boards
American Board of Surgery - Certified
Washington State Unrestricted License
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)
American Society of Breast Surgeons
American Hernia Society, published member

Fruchard Prize, 2011 - American Hernia Society
People’s Choice Award Good Samaritan (Most honored 1992-2004)
Phi Beta Kappa Washington State University
Alpha Omega Alpha, Texas A&M University



"I felt very comfortable as a patient because you explained the procedure so precisely and took time to make sure I understood the operation."
-- patient