Dr. Creighton Wright

surgery
Cincinnati, OH
55 years experience male

Locations

CARDIAC, VASCULAR & THORACIC SURGEONS INC

Cincinnati

Address

4030 SMITH ROAD, Suite 300, Cincinnati
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My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Fax

5133452606

Insurances accepted

BlueCross BlueShield

UnitedHealthcare

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

Humana Insurance Company

Medicare

Vein Solutions

Cincinnati, OH

About

Bio

<ul></ul> <i></i> <ul></ul>Cardiac, Vascular & Thoracic Surgeon January 2013 [email protected]       http:// www.cvts.com          513-421-3494             Creighton B. Wright is President of the group: Cardiac, Vascular and Thoracic Surgeons, Inc. which consists of twelve surgeons doing the full spectrum of cardiac, vascular, and thoracic surgery, and vascular diagnosis in the major health care systems in Cincinnati.             Dr. Wright joined the staffs of the Christ and the Jewish Hospitals in 1981 and served as Director of the Department of Surgery and Program Director for the General Surgery Residency at the Jewish Hospital from 1988-2002.  He was elected to the Board of Trustees at the Jewish Hospital, and has served on the Executive Committee of the Medical Staff and the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees.  Dr. Wright served as the Medical Director of Cardiovascular Services for The Health Alliance of Cincinnati from 2000-2003. He founded and continues to serve as Medical Director of the Cincinnati State Medical Ultrasound Diagnostic Vascular Program. Dr Wright is a member of the Board of UC Health a multi-facility health system in Greater Cincinnati.             He is a native of Washington, DC and graduated from Duke University where he was an Angier B. Duke Scholar.  He is an honor graduate, Alpha Omega Alpha from Duke University Medical School, 1965.  Dr. Wright attained his MBA in 1995 from Xavier University.  He did his general and cardiovascular-thoracic surgical residencies at the University of Virginia finishing in 1971. He then was on active duty during the Vietnam Conflict, as a member of the Department of Surgery and Vascular Surgery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.  Colonel Wright then served in the US Army Reserve as commander of the 73rd Combat Support Hospital  and then  256th General Hospital USAR . He was Chief of Professional Services for the 803rd Medical Group at King Khalid Military City, S. A., during The Gulf War. He was awarded the Bronze Star, the Kuwait Liberation Medal, and the Units under his professional guidance were awarded the Meritorious Unit Commendation.  Dr. Wright  has previously received the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal with two (2) oak leaf clusters, the National Defense Medal (with bronze star) the Southwest Asia Service Medal with (2) service stars , the Armed Forces Reserve Medal, and the Humanitarian Service Medal.             Dr. Wright has been recognized as a scientist and educator with over 200 publications, including four books. He has received awards for excellence in teaching at The University of Virginia, Georgetown University, and Jewish Hospital.  Dr. Wright has been recognized with The KAPLAN Visionary Physician Award, and The AWARD of EXCELLENCE from the American Heart Association. Dr. Wright has received the FRANCIS SERVICE AWARD from the Friar”s Club, and the FBI Director’s COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP AWARD.  He is a Fellow or Member of many Professional societies and has been President of the Association for Academic Surgery, The William H. Muller Surgical Society, The Cincinnati Surgical Society, The Greater Cincinnati Vascular Society, and the American Heart Association of Southwest Ohio. He presently is a member of the AHA Great Rivers Affiliate Board and Chair of Leadership Development. Dr. Wright is in Who’s Who in America and several specialty Who’s Who listings. Dr. Wright has served on the faculties of The George Washington University, The University of Iowa, The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and currently is Professor of Clinical Surgery at The University of Cincinnati.  

Specialties
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surgery, Board Certified

Thoracic Surgery, Board Certified

Vascular Surgery, Board Certified

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
See your surgeon: Likely some hematoma or swelling as part of healing, but infection or disruption can occur.
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55 years experience General Surgery
Possible: But unlikely. Nose bleeding can run into throat and gets swallowed commonly ,and the airways are protected by coughing. In a rare case the airway can ... Read More
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A female asked:
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55 years experience General Surgery
Yes, but: Why the grapefruit seed extract?

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I recommend you as a well know expert in your field. Dr Jakavick would recommend this Dr To all who seek their expertise.
I recommend you as a well know expert in your field. Dr Jakavick would recommend this Dr To all who seek their expertise.
Feb 20, 2017
A Subject matter expert in Cardiovascular Health and superb physician and surgeon.
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Thanks. Had sleeve surgery and a neck spasm in July. I have chronic nausea/vomiting, GI thinks gastroparesis. Barium and endoscopy were clean, no other health issues. Don't want to blame haphazardly.
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thankyou. i really appreciate it. the surgery was about 2months ago. very unsure abouy what the specific dos and donts are. Thanks for the h
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Most probably it was subtle and hidden. Never any smoking, alcohol only holidays and eating bland foods for yrs. Family history is likely it. Bye!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Duke University School of Medicine
Graduated 1965MD

Medical/Graduate school

DUKE
Graduated 1965MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA MEDICAL CENTER

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA MEDICAL CENTER

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 1970

Residency

DURHAM REGIONAL HOSPITAL

Residency

DUKE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
Completed 1966

Awards

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE from American Heart Association
one of the TOP DOC(s) in Greater Cincinnati
Kaplan Visionary Award. AHA

Affiliations

Society for Vascular Surgery, DIstinguished Fellow
International Society of Surgery
Central Surgical Association
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