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Sean Wright, MD, FACS, appointed to the Riddle HealthCare Foundation Board of Directors

Riddle Hospital May 11, 2016 News Releases

The Riddle HealthCare Foundation, part of Main Line Health (MLH), has elected Sean Wright, MD, FACS, to its Board of Directors. Dr. Wright is Founder and President of Wright Plastic Surgery, PC in Media, PA and Founder of Swellbox, Inc., a portable digital health record company. The Foundation provides a philanthropic venue for members of the community to support Riddle Hospital.

Dr. Wright is a frequent Grand Rounds lecturer, is featured in the 2016 Philadelphia Magazine Top Docs for plastic surgery, and has been involved in research over the past 20 years. He has also served on various committees at Main Line Health since 2009, including Riddle Hospital’s Credentials, Cancer and Medical Operations Committees and Main Line Health’s Medical Executive Committee.

“We are honored to have an outstanding health care professional as Dr. Wright join our Board of Directors, and we are certain that with his clinical and research backgrounds as well as his strong affiliation with Main Line Health, will be an asset to Main Line Health,” said Steven Derby, Executive Director of the Foundation. “His insights and expertise will add depth to our already distinguished Board of Directors and enhance the continued success of our hospital and the community we serve.”

Dr. Wright is a graduate of Swarthmore College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, and received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. He completed his residency and served as Chief Resident of Harvard’s Plastic Surgery Training Program. Dr. Wright is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

About Riddle Hospital

Riddle Hospital, a member of Main Line Health, is a not-for-profit, acute-care hospital with 204 inpatient beds and 23 Transitional Care Center beds. Riddle has been nationally recognized by The Joint Commission, the Society of Chest Pain Centers and other health care rating organizations for its high quality patient care. For the fourth year in a row, Riddle has achieved designation from the Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®. Riddle was ranked among the top 10 hospitals in the Philadelphia Metro area by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals 2016–17, and was ranked as high performing in the specialty area of orthopedics. Riddle Hospital was also ranked as high performing in the following Common Core specialty areas: COPD, colon cancer surgery, congestive heart failure, hip replacement and knee replacement. The Hospital offers a full range of services including maternity, orthopedic care and cardiovascular care—aided by a dedicated team of health care professionals and advanced technology. Riddle Hospital recently expanded and enhanced its emergency department to better suit the growing needs of the community it serves. Health Center 4, a LEED-Certified Gold building, houses the Rothman Institute, the Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center, a variety of outpatient programs and a state of the art surgical center. The hospital has also achieved Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest distinction for excellence in nursing care.


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