Wren McCallister, MD, MBA

Wren McCallister

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Elbow, Hand & Wrist

Get to Know Me

Wren McCallister, MD, MBA is a double board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in care of the hand and upper extremity, including:

  • Nerve compression disorders (carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome)
  • Tendon related disorders (trigger finger, lacerations, tendonitis)
  • Minimally-invasive surgery (endoscopic carpal tunnel release, arthroscopy of the wrist and hand)
  • Arthritis of the wrist and hand
  • Wrist and hand injury (fractures, dislocations, sprains)
  • Sports-related injuries of the hand and wrist

Dr. McCallister grew up in the Seattle area, completing his undergraduate education, medical school, Orthopedic Surgery residency, and advanced postgraduate fellowship in Hand Surgery all at the University of Washington. Dr. McCallister has authored over 80 scientific works, served as a Consultant Reviewer, and lectured nationally on conditions affecting the hand and upper extremity. His research has won numerous nationally-competitive awards. He has since focused that energy on the care of our community and helping his patients improve the quality of their lives with compassionate and effective care.

Outside the clinic and operating room, Dr. McCallister enjoys participating in many sports and has a passion for youth sports – whether it is coaching, watching his children participate, or supporting quality organizations that are committed to bettering our youth through sports. He enjoys the creative process, is a committed life-long learner, and treasures time spent with his wife and three children.

Patient Success Stories

Education

  • BS, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • BA, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • MD, University of Washington School of Medicine with Thesis Honors, Seattle, WA
  • MBA, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts

Orthopedic Residency

  • University of Washington and Harborview Medical Centers, Seattle, WA

Fellowships

  • University of Washington Combined Hand Surgery, Seattle, WA

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Certificate in Added Qualifications for Hand Surgery

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Member, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Member, American Association for Hand Surgery
  • Member, Washington State Medical Association
  • Member, Snohomish County Medical Society

Surgery Center & Hospital Affiliations

  • Edmonds Center for Outpatient Surgery
  • Proliance Center for Outpatient Spine and Joint Surgery
  • Swedish Medical Center – Edmonds

Dr. McCallister on KOMO Radio HealthTalk

Throwing Injuries to the Elbow in the Little Leaguer

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

 

Dr. McCallister’s Awards

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

5 Years

 

Dr. McCallister has been selected a “Top Doc” by Seattle Met Magazine

Dr. McCallister overall “A” rated

Dr. McCallister selected as one of “America’s Top Surgeons” by Consumers’ Research Council of America