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Wendy L. Wright, MD, FCCM, FNCS

Associate Chief Medical Officer
Emory University Hospital Midtown

Associate Chief of Clinical Service
Emory University Hospital Midtown

Professor
Neurology and Neurosurgery

Phone: 404-778-3752

Fax: 404-712-5794

Email: wwrigh2@emory.edu

Biography

Raised in Texas, Dr. Wright went to college at Texas Christian University, where she majored in Neuroscience and minored in Political Science.  She attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, and then moved to Baltimore to train in Neurology at the University of Maryland.  She completed subspecialty training in Neurocritical Care at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, and was on faculty there before moving to Atlanta in June of 2005. 

Dr. Wright is the Associate Chief Medical Officer and the Chief of Neurology at Emory University Hospital Midtown.  She is an Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery at The Emory University School of Medicine. She is board certified in Neurology, Vascular Neurology, and Neurocritical Care.  She is an active member of the American Academy of Neurology, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and the Neurocritical Care Society.  Her research is in sodium regulation and manipulation to reduce cerebral edema after neurologic injury.  Other interests include patient safety and physician advocacy.  She completed a Juris Master degree in Health Law from the Emory University School of Law.

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