Dr. George Wright, MD

Dr. George Wright, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. George Wright, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in gastroenterology.

222 22nd Ave N Fl 3

Nashville, TN 37203

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Wright performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ulcer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Diarrhea
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Wright's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wright "Dr. Wright understands effective treatment cannot begin without complete understanding of his patient's digestive concerns. He utilizes approachable and nonjudgemental modes of communication to ascertain the relevant symptoms and history, and form a therapeutic alliance with the patient. He utilizes various diagnostic tests when needed in a judicious, safe, and cost-effective manner. He incorporates lifestyle and dietary approaches in treatment plans and empowers his patients with knowledge."

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

81  Conditions Treated

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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Vanderbilt University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wright has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wright's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wright to family and friends
20 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Wright's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

He is a wonderful doctor. I had been having stomach problems for over 8 years and had been treated by 2 other gastro doctors with no results. Dr. Wright asked lots of questions and determined the cause of my issue, and prescribed a medicine. Complete relief. Wish I had seen him first!
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I don't recommend this doctor to anyone. My daughter went to him with serious symptoms for which he told her, "Sounds like an infection or chronic disease"...did absolutely NO testing. sent her home and said " If your symptoms change or get worse in the next 2 weeks call me." She got worse, called ...more
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Although his bedside manners were sufficient, I am completely unimpressed with his follow through in the care of my family member. A botched routine- preventative measure turned horrid. Dr. Wright recommended hospitalization, gave us directions, but when we arrived at the hospital, no contact...more
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My family has been seeing Dr. Wright for several years. He has always patiently listened to our concerns and provided great treatment. My son recently had a procedure by Dr. Wright after he was admitted to the hospital in an emergency situation. He provided excellent care and was very...more
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He did not diagnose my colon ailment and did not seem to listen or care about my symptoms I was describing to him. He kept asking me to come back a week later each time with no answer. I became sicker and sicker. I finally went to a local emergency room who diagnosed me within 10 mins and...more
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