Dr. Kim Wright, MD

Dr. Kim Wright, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Kim Wright, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Anchorage, AK and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ca in 1979 and specializes in neurosurgery and minimally invasive neurological spine surgery.Read his story

1200 Airport Heights Dr Ste 101

Anchorage, AK 99508

Contact Information

(907) 677-8737

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • First Choice Health
  • HealthSmart
  • inHealth
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Top Care Areas

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Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 93% of peers
very high
more than 90% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 88% of peers

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Dr. Wright's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wright "As a practitioner with Laser Precision Spine Surgery in Alaska, Kim B. Wright, MD, welcomes patients with a variety of needs. He offers individualized care that may incorporate surgical as well as non-surgical treatment, depending on those needs. By educating each patient on the treatment options available, Dr. Kim B. Wright enables and welcomes input into the treatment plan and helps individuals make treatment decisions that work for them. Upon completing his Neurosurgery residency at the University of Washington, he became board certified and has now been practicing neurosurgery for nearly thirty years. He has broad experience in performing minimally invasive surgery, as well as complex spinal surgery, and peripheral nerve surgery. Before moving to Anchorage, Dr. Wright ran one of the busiest private practices on the West Coast. Dr. Wright is an avid pilot, flight instructor, cyclist, skier and father of eight. He is currently seeing patients in Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Wasilla."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wright "By educating each patient on the treatment options available, Dr. Kim B. Wright enables and welcomes input into the treatment plan and helps individuals make treatment decisions that work for them."

2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease


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11  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alaska.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Univ Of Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • University Of California At San Diego
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Of Washington
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Stanford University
    Other Education | Completed 1975

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
39 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

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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
Dr. Wright Says:

 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.


Patient Comments (2)

He caused me seven years of occipital headaches and 96,0000 cash dollars to repair the Damage he caused,
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Dr Wright has done necessary surgery on me twice. I first had debilitating neck, head , And arms. Since that neck surgery in 2008- I have not had a single headache. Recently, I woke up with severe pain and weakness in my leg, an urgent MRI showed a slipped disc that could have left my leg useless...more
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