Margaret Wright, MD - Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

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Margaret L. Wright, MD
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Margaret L. Wright is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with the Orthopedic, Sports Health and Spine Institute and the Sports Health Program at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. She earned her medical degree from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. Dr. Wright completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at Columbia University/New York-Presbyterian Hospital. She then pursued a fellowship in pediatric orthopedic surgery at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, followed by a fellowship in orthopedic sports medicine at Thomas Jefferson University/Rothman Orthopaedic Institute in Philadelphia. Her clinical interests include pediatric sports-related injuries, pediatric fractures and trauma, as well as general pediatric orthopedics.

Dr. Wright is a member of the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America (POSNA) and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM). Her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals and she has presented at medical conferences, as well as contributed chapters for medical textbooks. 

Dr. Wright is employed by Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists (NCPS), the physician-led multispecialty group practice of Nicklaus Children’s Health System

As one of the largest and most comprehensive pediatric orthopedic practices in Florida, The Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Orthopedic, Sports Health and Spine Institute skillfully provides state-of-the-art and compassionate care for athletes of all levels. With the assistance of a dedicated support staff, our pediatric orthopedic surgeons perform over 1,500 surgical procedures each year. The institute also conducts an additional 34,000 outpatient visits annually, including the management of more than 6,000 fracture cases and is world-renowned for its spinal surgery program.

Wright, M.L., Coladonato, C., Ciccotti, M.G., et al (2023). Combined Anterior Cruciate Ligament and Medial Collateral Ligament Reconstruction Shows High Rates of Return to Activity and Low Rates of Recurrent Valgus Instability: An Updated Systematic Review. Arthroscopy, sports medicine, and rehabilitation, 5(3), e867-e879. View in Pubmed

Campbell, M.P., Sonnier, J.H., Wright, M.L., et al (2023). Surgical Management of Failed Articular Cartilage Surgery in the Knee. Orthopedics, 46(5), 262-272. View in Pubmed

Brutico, J.M., Paul, R.W., Wright, M.L., et al (2022). Return to School After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Prospective Study of Adolescents and Young Adults. Orthopaedic journal of sports medicine, 10(3), 23259671221084006. View in Pubmed

Wright, M.L., Hammoud, S. (2022). Hip Labral Tear. Rochester. Mayo Clinic Press. Taking care of you : the empowered woman's guide to better health.

Wright, M.L., (2021). Pediatric Fractures of the Lower Extremities. Haverford. The Codman Group . Orthopaedia: Pediatrics.

Wright, M.L., (2021). Pediatric Fractures of the Upper Extremities. Haverford. The Codman Group . Orthopaedia: Pediatrics.

Wright, M.L., Paul, R.W., Freedman, K.B. (2021). Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction. Video Journal of Sports Medicine, 1(5), .

Brutico, J.M., Wright, M.L., Kamel, S.I., et al (2021). The Relationship Between Discoid Meniscus and Articular Cartilage Thickness: A Quantitative Observational Study With MRI. Orthopaedic journal of sports medicine, 9(12), 23259671211062258. View in Pubmed

Paul, R.W., Brutico, J.M., Wright, M.L., et al (2021). Strong Agreement Between Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Radiographs for Caton-Deschamps Index in Patients With Patellofemoral Instability. Arthroscopy, sports medicine, and rehabilitation, 3(6), e1621-e1628. View in Pubmed

Shim, S.S., Danford, N.C., Wright, M.L., et al (2021). Economic Impact of Unused Surgical Instruments in an Orthopaedic Surgery Department at an Academic Medical Center: A Prospective Cross-sectional Study. Journal of surgical orthopaedic advances, 30(3), 131-135. View in Pubmed

Primary Office

Nicklaus Children's Orthopedic Surgery
3100 SW 62 Avenue
Miami, FL 33155
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Additional Office

Nicklaus Children's Miramar Outpatient Ctr-Orthopedic Surgery
12246 Miramar Parkway
Miramar, 33025
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Fellowship - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Fellowship - Thomas Jefferson University Hosp.
Residency - Columbia Univ. Col. of Phy. & Surg.
Medical School - Columbia Univ. Col. of Phy. & Surg.

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surg (Ortho Surg) - Certified