Dr. Neill Wright, MD

Dr. Neill Wright, MD

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Age 50
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Dr. Neill Wright, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1993 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine reconstructive surgery, and more.

4921 Parkview Pl

Saint Louis, MO 63110

Contact Information

(314) 362-3570

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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

Myelopathy
very high
more than 98% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 98% of peers
Spinal Fusion
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Wright'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wright "Although fellowship-trained in complex spinal surgery of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine, my practice is primarily focused on disorders of the cervical spine and the spinal cord."

3  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

60  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Complex Spine Disorders
  • Congenital Spine Disorders
  • Craniospinal Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Split Spinal Cord Malformation
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Vertebral Fracture
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38  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Atlantoaxial Fusion
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminotomy
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Total Disc Replacement
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • University Of California, Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Washington University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Washington University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Cedars Sinai
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Doctors, 2008-prese
  • Mayfield award (AANS/CNS Spine Section), 1998
Media & Publications

Dr. Wright has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wright's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wright to family and friends
15 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Wright's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr Wright is an excellent surgeon. I had surgery to fuse 3 cervical disks in March 2017 and have had excellent results.
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Dr. Wright is an excellent doctor. I would highly him and his services!
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I feel that Dr. Wright is a fine Dr and highly acclaimed in his field. It was a bit more work getting to see him personally than I was expecting. I would have liked to have seen him after the surgery but all that seemed to be handled by his associates. So far the surgery feels successful and I'm...more
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Did not examine me, said there was no way I had craniocervical instability. But I wound up later being diagnosed by another doctor who said I indeed had a very severe case of it and now after a successful surgery am doing much better. Dr Wright spent a maximum of 2 minutes with me, essentially...more
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While I was a bit out of on my second consultation that Dr. Wright seemed to not remember me our to have reviewed my file before I came back (thinking I already had surgery when I had tried to call his assistant a month earlier to discuss canceling physical therapy and go straight to suffer only to...more
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