Biography & Education

Specialties
  • Neurosurgery
Education Background
Medical School University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
Residency General Surgery, Providence Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI
Languages
  • English

Care Locations

Cranial, Spine and Joint Clinic
Colby Campus
1717 13th St., Suite 401
Everett 98201
Available Weekends
Available Evenings
Accepting Medicaid

Specialties

Specialties
  • Neurosurgery
Clinical Interests
  • Back/Spine Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head Injury
  • Neurosurgeons at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute
  • Workplace Injuries

Reviews

Patient Ratings and Comments
About Our Survey

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.4 out of 5 (88 Ratings, 40 Comments)

100

03/29/2015
I have had nothing but good experiences with Dr. Wright.
Swedish Patient
100

03/24/2015
I had an excellent experience.
Swedish Patient
10

03/19/2015
*Dr. Wright spent a goodly amount of time with me, but seemed unwilling to listen to or validate information about my history I felt would be relevant and helpful for an accurate diagnosis.
Swedish Patient
90

03/17/2015
*Dr. Wright is always available via personal (sometimes after midnight) or via personal cell phone.
Swedish Patient
100

02/24/2015
He was caring and explained the procedure well.
Swedish Patient
70

02/17/2015
Scheduling a first visit was a month away because there were no openings until then. I feel confident in provider's knowledge and he made me feel very comfortable and more informed.
Swedish Patient
 

02/16/2015
I had a good experience they went right to my problem and was getting me help.
Swedish Patient
100

02/10/2015
Listened to me. Eased my concerns about my condition. Referred me to another Doctor for a conservative approach to my condition. Very thorugh in describing what was happening with my condition. Follow up appointment made.
Swedish Patient
100

01/28/2015
It was initially hard to get the referral he recommended due to delays[...]. I believe, were it not for this provider, I would have had no idea what was going on and that my prior surgery had been unsuccessful. He was a life saver for me giving me full and complete information and recommendations. I have a follow up with him and am very relieved about that. I certainly hope he can be my neurosurgeon in the future as I have [...] I am so extremely grateful when I find confident and respectful healthcare professionals.
Swedish Patient
90

01/27/2015
I have suffered from a back injury for nearly 40 years. I have only used pain meds to get by from day-to-day throughout that time span. The pain has gotten so bad in the last couple of years that I am now legally considered a disabled person. The only remedy for my pain at this point is surgery. I have never felt good about anyone doing surgery on my back until I met Dr. Wright. Because of him I am now in the process of getting ready for back surgery. Dr. Wright has a manner and professionalism about him that make me feel that I am indeed putting myself in very good hands.
Swedish Patient
80

01/26/2015
dr wright seemed rushed. he wouldn't listen to my concerns and when he decided I wouldn't need surgery it was like a switch was turned off. I still have no feeling in my legs or feet from a collision over a year ago. he stated he doesn't know what is causing that and left the room. he has a great reputation in the community but I would n
Swedish Patient
100

01/20/2015
Dr. Wright is the best. He and his staff are to be commended
Swedish Patient
 

01/13/2015
Very thorough and helped me with the steps on who to contact
Swedish Patient
100

12/29/2014
Our experience of healing in 3 5 months instead of 6-7 months projected from the last surgery here 2013 Jan convinced us we are in excellent hands!!
Swedish Patient
50

12/14/2014
Fist time seeing this provider was impressed the second time wasnt he kept going out the office because of phone calls or pages and so wasnt really helpful answering questions very disappointing
Swedish Patient
100

12/08/2014
This provider was exceptional and discussed treatment options for my condition, as well as being kind, compassionate and sincerely concerned.
Swedish Patient
90

12/07/2014
My only issue was how long I had to wait for appointment. Price I paid for requesting popular doctor. Over a week for surgery to be scheduled, but all is good.
Swedish Patient
70

11/23/2014
The time it took for the referral was 1 week; in my opinion, that is unable. I was in excruciating pain and was expected to have to wait a week for further care. The provider was very professional but insensitive to my needs. He could offer no advice on how to manage with my condition while I waited the week for my referral. I had to make another appointment to see my PCP. In my opinion, my visit with your provider was a waste of time.
Swedish Patient
90

10/29/2014
I'm not the easiest patient, with that in mind, he and exspeaicaly the nursing staff were amazing.
Swedish Patient
100

10/27/2014
Absolutely excellent
Swedish Patient
100

10/20/2014
*Dr. Wright is excellent, very thorough and precise. Can't complain.
Swedish Patient
90

10/14/2014
the provider was excellent. also the front office staff was very proffessional and courtious. they had a hard to handle patient that came in and kept interuppting my check in process and the front staff was professional and polite when patiently informing the other patient that they would be with them as soon as possible and that the patient would have to wait-- the patinet was late for her appointment (by 15 + minutes) and was rude and obnoxious but the staff was very patient kind and polite.
Swedish Patient
100

10/14/2014
Provided excellent information and care regarding injury.
Swedish Patient
 

10/08/2014
I feel I had the best doctor , who knew what he was doing for my general well being
Swedish Patient
90

10/07/2014
Not a good idea to be on call when appointments are scheduled. My appointment was at 8:00 with a 7:45 arrival time and did not see Dr. until 10:15 due to an emergency surgery. [...] I understand that's how it works but it's not fun when you are the patient!
Swedish Patient
50

10/07/2014
Wait time over an hour each visit and one appt was canceled due to his going into surgery. Also, his appts are 5 weeks out which is very hard on me since I have such bad back pain and no final diagnosis yet. Very frustrating.
Swedish Patient
70

09/28/2014
Reception seems to have an attitude rather than being sensitive to the handicapped.
Swedish Patient
100

09/28/2014
dr Wright really listens and tries to help
Swedish Patient
40

09/26/2014
it was very confusing.... he actually told me to go have lunch because he was busy and to come back in an hour.... waited another hour and STILL got nothing accomplished.haven't heard from him still! very disappointing especially as I cancelled MY clients to take the appt. and they didn't have anything ready
Swedish Patient
70

09/24/2014
Quick visits, never detailed information. Wait time over an hour.
Swedish Patient
100

09/18/2014
Your staff is a well oiled machine to say the least. I consider Neurosurgery at the top of the difficulty chart for sure. Dr. Wright is a wonderful sole and and caring physician, that meant the most to me besides his skilled hands. He cares about his community and the people around it. I really enjoyed his techno humor and I have to say no surgeon has ever offered me chocolates during a pre opp meeting. Dr. Wright rules!
Swedish Patient
100

09/17/2014
Everything was excellent.
Swedish Patient
100

08/27/2014
Dr. Wright is one of my favorite doctors!
Swedish Patient
70

08/05/2014
Overall experience with Dr. Wright was good. There seems to be a lack of compassion at the front desk with the women that work up there, everyone always seems like they are stressed and unhappy and it shows to the patience. There are a couple of women that act as if they are annoyed to help people. That gives the experience of the office an unpleasant welcome. As for Dr. Wright, he is kind, but it is distracting to have a doctor typing on a computer while I speak, it makes me feel like I am just another person coming in the door. I have yet to have any form of an exam yet I have serious concerns. All I do is show scans and he tells me what he thinks, but that opinion has changed several times. Over all he is a good doctor.
Swedish Patient
30

07/29/2014
I was referred to Dr. Wright by my PCP [...]. Dr. Wright treated [...]. He was wonderful. Although for me I am having issues receiving a diagnosis. I don't think he took the time to inquire about my symptoms. He did give me a referral and asked me to come back in 6 wks though.
Swedish Patient
40

07/20/2014
Dr. Has to many patients, has a hard time keeping up and listening.
Swedish Patient
70

07/08/2014
Dr. Wright has often asked me a question and then interrupted me before I could fully answer. This was very frustrating to me. At other times, it seemed he was trying to be funny during our discussion, and I can find little humor while discussing the possibility of surgery, or pain issues.
Swedish Patient
90

06/22/2014
I think Dr. Wright is an amazing surgeon. I've had two neck surgeries with him and am about to have a third. Every surgery, the problematic area has been fixed. I usually have to wait quite awhile in his exam room when I have an appt. but I know he talks about everything with me, so I'm assuming he is giving the same level of care to each of his patients, so I don't mind the wait. I just go in knowing I will need to block out at least 1 1/2 hours for an appt. with him.
Swedish Patient
100

06/18/2014
Difficult in getting an appointment
Swedish Patient
100

06/11/2014
All VERY GOOD !
Swedish Patient