Undergraduate: Duke University, Durham, NC, BS
Medical: University of Missouri Columbia, MO, 1992
Residency: University of Alabama Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama , 1992-1995
American Board of Phlebology (venous disease treatment)
Dr. Thomas Wright M.D., F.A.C.P., R.V.T, is the medical director of Laser Lipo and Vein Center and the leading vein doctor and liposuction specialist in St. Louis. He is one of the first two-hundred-plus surgeons in the nation to become diplomates in Phlebology by the American Board of Phlebology (aka a vein doctor and vein disease expert). Phlebology is the specialty that treats the totality of venous disease. 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 AMA Physician Recognition Award and appointment as a Howard Hughes Research Fellow.
Dr. Wright has been awarded the Patients’ Choice Award in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, and the Compassionate Doctor Award in those same years. In 2012, he won honors from the American College of Phlebology for his original research. In 2013, HealthTap gave Dr. Wright the Top Doctor Award and named him Top Phlebologist (aka Top Vein Doctor). 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. Dr. Wright is also a true liposuction specialist, proving artistic body sculpting using safe liposuction techniques like Tumescent Liposuction. His research and areas of special interest include venous health, minimally invasive body sculpting techniques and vein treatments.
“They put the care in medical care.”
Staff members of Laser, Lipo and Vein Center pride themselves on providing professional, individualized care to each of our patients. Highly skilled and trained in their personal areas of expertise, our staff members provide a level of attention and comfort that is unequalled. From the moment you come into the office for your initial consultation, you will feel their genuine concern in helping to make the entire process a positive life experience.