Dr. Wright has been in practice in San Antonio since 2001, specializing in minimally invasive general, bariatric, and reflux surgery. He graduated with high honors from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, and completed his surgical training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He is Board-Certified by the American Board of Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the following groups:
- American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
- Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
- Texas Medical Association
- Bexar County Medical Society
- Parkland Surgical Society
He founded South Texas Surgeons, PA with Gerardo Carcamo, M.D. in 2003. Having performed more than 8,000 successful weight loss operations, the practice has been used as a model for training LAP-BAND® surgeons not only in techniques of surgery, but also in postoperative and nutritional care.
Dr. Wright completed additional training through Ohio State and Duke Universities, and offers gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, Lap-band, single-anastamosis loop duodenal switch, gastric balloon, and revisional surgery. He provides aftercare (and revisional surgery when necessary) for patients who had bariatric procedures performed at other facilities, including all True Results patients. He also performs a broad range of general surgery, including hiatal hernia repairs and the Linx procedure for reflux disease.
He was the Chief of Surgery and Anesthesiology at the Nix Medical center from 2006-2016, and President of the medical staff 2016-2019. His patients describe him as a highly skilled surgeon who pays great attention to detail and has a warm, sensitive bedside manner.