Dr. Kim B. Wright, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 63

1200 Airport Heights Dr Ste 101
Anchorage, AK 99508
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Hospital Quality

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Alaska Regional Hospital
2801 Debarr Rd
Anchorage, AK 99508

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wright to family and friends is 3.3 out of 5 5 1 37

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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Laser Precision Spine Surgery
Anchorage Office
1200 Airport Heights Dr Ste 101
Anchorage, AK 99508
Laser Precision Spine Surgery
Laser Precision Spine Surgery, Fairbanks
751 Old Richardson Hwy Ste 101
Fairbanks, AK 99701
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    Dr. Wright's Experience

    Dr. Wright's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery
    • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    Dr. Wright says...

    • Brain Surgery
    • Disc Replacement
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spine Fracture Treatment
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    Dr. Wright says...

    • Aneurysm
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Broken Neck
    • Cancer
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Fracture
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
    • Thrombosis
    • Vascular Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Wright

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alaska.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Univ Of Ca
    Graduated in 1979

    Internship Hospital

    University Of California At San Diego
    Complete in 1980

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Washington
    Complete in 1985

    Undergraduate Schools

    Stanford University
    Graduated in 1975

    Other Education

    Stanford University
    Complete in 1975
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Wright & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Wright's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Wright

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     Neurosurgeons tend to be extremely meticulous, conscientious, and passionate about their work. Many seek certification by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons, which is a governing body composed of prominent neurosurgeons around the country, and oversees and assures that the quality and integrity of neurosurgical care is maintained.

    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.3
    • 37 responses

    3.3 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wright to family and friends

    3.3 out of 5

    37 responses

    Dr. Wright's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.7 out of 5

    37 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.9 out of 5

    37 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.9 out of 5

    37 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    36 responses

    Experience with Dr. Wright

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.4 out of 5

    37 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.5 out of 5

    37 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.4 out of 5

    37 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.4 out of 5

    37 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Laser Precision Spine Surgery
    Anchorage Office
    1200 Airport Heights Dr Ste 101
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    (907) 677-8737 (Office)
    (907) 677-9731 (Fax)
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    Laser Precision Spine Surgery
    Laser Precision Spine Surgery, Fairbanks
    751 Old Richardson Hwy Ste 101
    Fairbanks, AK 99701
    (907) 451-8737 (Office)
    (907) 677-9731 (Fax)
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    Laser Precision Spine Surgery
    Laser Precision Spine Surgery, Wasilla
    3719 E Meridian Loop Ste E
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    (907) 373-7403 (Office)
    (907) 677-9731 (Fax)
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