Dr. Lance Wright, MD

Dr. Lance Wright, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Lance Wright, MD is a neurology specialist in Memphis, TN and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Health Science Center At Houston in 1986 and specializes in neurology.Read his story

6325 Humphreys Blvd

Memphis, TN 38120

Contact Information

(901) 522-7700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 99% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Wright's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wright "Lance J. Wright | Semmes Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute Dr. Lance Jefferson Wright was born on February 5, 1960 in Odessa, TX. He grew up in Dallas and later Houston, TX. He attended Texas A&M University where he graduated in 1982, Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Zoology. He was admitted to the Alpha Phi Omega Honor Society and was elected to "Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities". Dr. Wright attended Medical School at the University of TX Health Science Center in Houston, graduating in 1986. He performed his internship at Charity Hospital in New Orleans and completed a neurology residency at the University of TX Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. A fellowship in epilepsy and neurophysiology followed in Dallas as well. Dr. Wright practiced neurology in Wilmington, NC for two years before joining the Semmes Murphey Clinic in 1993. He served in the US Navy Reserves attached to Fleet Hospital 21 where he attained the rank of Lieutenant Commander. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of TN School of Medicine. Dr. Wright is married to Evie Skoda Wright. He has two children, Johanna Claire and Kendall Paige, and two step-children, Helena Faith and Michael Paul. Professional Societies: TN Medical Society Shelby County Medical Society Extra Curricular Activities: Dr. Wright has been involved in martial arts since 1974 and holds a 6th Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo and a 3rd Degree Black Belt in Okinawa Kenpo Karate. He also trains in Aikido and has studied Kendo."
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1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

70  Conditions Treated

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4  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.


  • Texas A&M University / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Charity Hosp New Orleans
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • U Tex Sw
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

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
46 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (46)

  • 5
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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 (14)

I saw Dr. Wright for management of migraine with vertigo. He was the first doctor to go through my symptoms thoroughly and give me an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. He helped me to adjust my current medication to add migraine medicine. I have not had a migraine since begining this...more
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Hi my name is Shaunna Alexander I’ve been seeing Dr.Wright for almost 20yrs now and wouldn’t trade him nothing.. I have MG and he makes sure I get the best treatment that any MG patient could get. It hasn’t been easy He tried different things until we found the best treatment for the issue. I see a...more
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After reading the reviews on Dr. Wright, I was a little apprehensive. I gave him the chance and I am very happy I did! He is indeed an extremely thorough physician and will actually listen to everything you have to say. In my case, I had been to other doctors that gave up on trying to find a...more
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I’m currently a patient of Dr. Wright’s. I seek treatment for seizures and migraines. He’s thorough and attentive. He certainly doesn’t force medication and takes into account my situation and concerns. Although at the first appointment he didn’t seem to be the most approachable, he means well and...more
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Dr. Wright was brisk and condescending at both of my appointments with him. I did not want to return for a second visit but did so at the insistence of my GP as I've been dealing with neurological and blood disorders for almost 1 year. He was more rude at the second appointment than the first and I...more
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