Dr. John Wright, DO

Dr. John Wright, DO

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
Dr. John Wright, DO is an ophthalmology specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of Midwestern University, Midwestern University in 1977 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2485 E Pikes Peak Ave

Colorado Springs, CO 80909

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wright "This practice is based on honesty and giving the same advice to our patients that we would give to a family member"

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board*

17  Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratoconus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.


  • University Of New Mexico / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of Midwestern University, Midwestern University
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Oklahoma Osteopathic Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Oklahoma Osteopathic Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Volunteer Physician Award El Paso County Medical Society, Sept. 8, 1
  • Presidential Achievement Award - Amreican Osteopathic Colleges of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, May 4, 199
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wright's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wright to family and friends
20 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Wright's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

This would easily be a 5 ?? rating if the staff (front desk) were more friendly on the non-surgery side of the building. Anyway, from the start you will be on the unpleasant non-surgery side (plan for long wait periods, even if you arrive early/on time to your scheduled appointments) and the day of...more
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I WOULD NOT RECOMMEND THE WRIGHT EYE CENTER! I could not tell you whether or not Dr Wright is a good Doctor or not but I can tell you his staff is the rudest and most unprofessional ill tempered bunch of folks I have ever had the dis-pleasure of meeting. Dr Wright was nice but some of his staff...more
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1. 11 days before the surgery date, it was rescheduled. Problem for the person providing a ride. 2. Excessive paper work and forms. One form you had to write out in long hand the statement. 3. Prescribed medicine that was not covered by my insurance (or most insurance). Cost was $200. The...more
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