Taking Minimally Invasive Surgery to

New Levels of Precision

Craig Wright, MD

Department of Orthopedics
Specializing in Orthopedic Surgery

New Jersey Orthopaedic Institute
504 Valley Road – Suite 200
Wayne, New Jersey 07470
Tel: (973) 694-2690


Dr. Wright specializes in orthopaedic traumatology and direct anterior hip replacement surgery. He recently completed the Kuntscher Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship at the University of Louisville, the nation’s first and one of its busiest Level 1 trauma centers. While in Louisville he obtained comprehensive exposure to the management of long bone and pelvic ring injuries, gaining expertise in treating patients from the time of injury to the planning of fracture stabilization and post-operative care. He also honed his skills as a hip replacement surgeon under the tutelage of Dr. Jonathan Yerasimides, one of the nation’s busiest hip replacement surgeons and a foremost authority on the direct anterior approach total-hip replacement.

Dr. Wright completed his residency training in orthopaedic surgery at Seton Hall University-St Joseph’s Regional Medical Center where he served as Chief Resident, and attended medical school at Rutgers University-New Jersey Medical School. Prior to medical school, Dr Wright graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a 4 year varsity wrestler for one the country’s premier combination athletic & academic institutions.

Education & Credentials
  • Received MD from University of Medicine and Dentistry – New Jersey
  • Received Residency – Orthopedic Surgery from St. Joseph’s University Medical Center
  • Received Fellowship – Orthopedic Traumatology from University of Louisville
  • St. Joseph’s University Medical Center
  • St. Joseph’s Wayne Medical Center
Office Locations:
  • 504 Valley Road – Suite 200
    Wayne, New Jersey 07470
    Tel: (973) 694-2690