Dr. George Wright, MD

Dr. George Wright, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(19)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. George Wright, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Nashville, TN. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.

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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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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

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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."
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wright to family and friends
3.6
based on 19 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

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)

Nashville, TN |
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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Nashville |
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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Nashville, TN |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Wright accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
    Blue Network E
  • Cigna
    LocalPlus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Wright has admitting privileges

Saint Thomas West Hospital
4220 Harding Road Po Box 380
Nashville, TN 37205
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Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital
2000 Church Street
Nashville, TN 37236
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