Dr. Thomas Wright, MD, vein doctor in St. Louis

Thomas Wright M.D.

Biography

Thomas Wright M.D., F.A.C.P. is the medical director of Laser, Lipo and Vein Center. He is one of the first two-hundred-plus surgeons in the nation to become a diplomate of the American Board of Phlebology. Phlebology is the specialty that treats the totality of venous disease. He is also a board-certified surgeon who has been performing cosmetic procedures for over ten years. He was trained in liposuction by the inventor of tumescent liposuction, Dr. Jeffrey Klein. 

Dr Wright was voted by his peers as one of St Louis Magazine TOP DOCS in 2009. He has authored and presented several scientific papers on new surgical techniques for the treatment of venous insufficiency. He has received numerous honors including Election to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, the Patients’ Choice Award, the AMA Physician Recognition Award and appointment as a Howard Hughes Research Fellow. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and is an instructor and faculty advisor for the American Society of Nonsurgical Aesthetics. He is a member and contributor of original research to the American College of Phlebology and a Fellow of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery as well as a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. 

Dr Wright is a certified medical sonographer credentialed by American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography. His research and areas of special interest include venous health, minimally invasive body sculpting techniques and vein treatments.

Dr. Wright has been interviewed about cosmetic procedures on local television and was featured on the cover of MD News in May 2010. He is a recipient of the Patients’ Choice Award 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, voted on by patients, an award earned by five percent of the 720,000 eligible physicians nationwide. He was also named Top Phlebologist in the Nation by healthcare site HealthTap.

 

Contact info – 636-614-1665  info@laserlipoandveins.com

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Specialties:

- Phlebology, Cosmetic Surgery
- Years in Practice: 15 Years

Education/Training:

- Undergraduate: Duke University, Durham, NC, BS
- Medical: University of Missouri Columbia, MO, 1992
- Residency: University of Alabama Birmingham,
  Birmingham, Alabama , 1992-1995

Certifications:

- American Board of Phlebology
- American Board of Internal Medicine

Professional Affiliations:

- American College of Phlebology
- American Medical Association (AMA)
- American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS)
- Missouri State Medical Association (MSMA)
- American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS)
- American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)

Contact Dr. Wright

636-614-1665  
info@laserlipoandveins.com