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Telephone: 01942 244 000

Mr Andrew Wright

Mr Andrew Wright
Consultant Elbow & Shoulder Surgeon

Qualifications: BSc(Hons) First Class, MBChB, FRCS (Tr&Orth), MSc(Res)

Speciality Areas:


  • Sports injuries of the Elbow and Shoulder
  • Trauma reconstruction of the Upper Limb
  • Arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery of the Elbow and Shoulder
  • Complex instability of the Shoulder and Elbow
  • Tennis and Golfers Elbow
  • Rotator Cuff Impingement
  • Rotator Cuff Repairs
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Joint replacement of the Elbow and Shoulder

Contact Details:

Wrightington Hospital Secretary
01257 256289

Clinic Access Times:

Elective Clinic Friday 13.30-17.00 (Alternate between Wrightington and Leigh hospitals)
Fracture Clinic Monday 13.30-17.00 Royal Albert Edward Infirmary


Andrew was appointed to Wrightington hospital in January 2020. He is a Fellowship trained Specialist Elbow and Shoulder surgeon who has joined us from Salford Royal where his Consultant practice began. He trained at both St Andrews University and the University of Manchester before completing his Specialist Orthopaedic training rotation here in the North West.

His practice specialises in surgery for all aspect of Elbow and Shoulder sports injuries, pain and instability, as well as being experienced in Trauma to the whole Upper Limb. His previous position as a Consultant at Salford Royal hospital in Manchester has allowed him to bring a breadth of experience to the WWL Team.

Andrew is passionate about providing bespoke, evidence based care for his patients. During his training he obtained a First Class Honours degree from St Andrews University for research into Medical science and more recently was awarded a Master’s degree for work on the Biomechanics of Shoulder instability from the University of Central Lancashire.

He is a keen teacher and regular faculty member on Elbow and Shoulder courses. He is also the Course Director for the Shoulder and Elbow section of the Fellowship examination course held at Wrightington tri-annually.