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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."
Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anterior Horn Disease
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Difficulty With Walking
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Restless Leg Syndrome
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Visual Field Defects
Nerve Block, Somatic
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for Tennessee.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
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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
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