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Why Hernia Research Matters

Clinical research is an integral part of Cascade Hernia Institute. Out of Dr. Wright's passion for research, he has been able to employ the latest approaches for hernia repair and abdominal wall reconstructions, thus improving the quality of hernia surgery outcomes.

Dr. Wright is unique in his field of general surgery for his focus on and passion for hernia research. Having performed thousands of laparoscopic surgeries and authored a number of articles in reputed medical journals, Dr. Wright has become an award-winning international expert in hernia care and a top surgeon in his field.

In 2011, Dr. Wright was awarded the Fruchard Prize for his poster at the American Hernia Society International Hernia Congress, a highly regarded achievement among surgeons.

Dr. Wright's private research efforts are not funded by any drug company or underwritten by any institution.

Dr. Robert Wright, hernia specialist
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Current Research Projects
Histology of Inguinal Neuritis
Hypothesis: Inguinal Neuritis is similar to Morton's Neuroma of the foot.
Investigators: Robert Wright, MD, FACS; Don Born, MD, PhD; Larissa Hurd

Patterns of Inguinal Neuritis in Recurrent Inguinal Hernia
Hypothesis: Similar pattern as with Primary Inguinal Hernia.
Investigators: Robert Wright, MD, FACS; Robert James Wright

Finding Inguinal Neuritis
Video: Instructional Presentation for World Hernia Society
Investigator: Robert Wright, MD, FACS

Publications, Presentations, Articles & Abstracts


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-- patient