Dr. John Wrightson, MD

Dr. John Wrightson, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. John Wrightson, MD is a pain medicine specialist in New Castle, PA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Med Univ in 1989 and specializes in pain medicine.

3212 Wilmington Rd Ste 20

New Castle, PA 16105

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Wrightson'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.

1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

68  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Torticollis
  • Upper Back Pain
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11  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • SUNY Upstate Med Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wrightson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wrightson's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wrightson to family and friends
20 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Wrightson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

my doctor and his staff are more than professional and polite witch I injoy every one of our visits and one on one time.i would recommend any body including my enemies just kidding if you don't have a sense of humor might as well die.
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My experience at this office was HORRIBLE! Dr. Wrightson was ok, but you never see him it's always the PA. The staff is very disrespectful to patients. They threaten to hold your prescriptions from you if you owe them money. Then they will turn on you and tell the Dr. that you did things or said...more
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No privacy. Coercive behaviors required to obtain care. Contract unclear. Instructions never provided in writing. Op convents are signed without physician interaction. I would under no circumstances recommend this poorly run practice. Additionally one never sees the actual physician. If a call is...more
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WATCH OUT, the mail order prescription plan they tried to force on me would have cost six times what the local pharmacy charged. Pity the poor people who were paying cash. I was told by the PA that they got a split of what was collected from the pharmacy service. Opiate problem nationwide, wonder...more
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In the last 6 months I've had an average of 4 minutes a visit with the Dr or PA. They come in long enough to write a prescription and do what's needed on the computer and they're gone. Billing sucks. My first bill came 4 months after my first appointment which showed the Dr I was seeing was a out...more
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