Director of Quality in Surgery, MGH, Mathisen Family Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Visiting Surgeon, MGH
Dr Wright graduated from the University of Michigan Phi Beta Kappa and the University of Michigan Medical School Alpha Omega Alpha. He did both his residencies at the MGH, first in Surgery and then in Thoracic Surgery. He is Board certified in both Surgery and Thoracic Surgery. Dr Wright is clinically active and sees new patients weekly. His clinical focus is on thoracic oncology (lung and esophageal cancer) , mediastinal tumors (thymomas), airway surgery (tracheal surgery) and pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE) for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH). Dr Wright has served on several Boards and National Society committees, including the Chair of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, a Director of the American Board of Surgery, as a Director of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and as Chair of the STS General Thoracic Database.Dr Wright has been elected to the Castle Connolly "Top Doctor" and the "Best Doctors" in Boston Magazine for many consecutive years.Dr Wright also has a keen interest in quality and patient safety in surgery and Chairs the MGH Department of Surgery Quality Assurance committee.Dr Wright served as a Colonel in the USAR and deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
Division of Thoracic Surgery
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