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Dr Wright is a Visiting Surgeon in the Dept of Surgery and a Professor of Surgery at Harvard. He serves as the Chair of Quality for Surgery.
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Dr Wright graduated form the University of Michigan Phi Beta Kappa and the University of Michigan Medical School Alpha Omega Alpha. He did both his residencies at the MGH, first in Surgery and then in Thoracic Surgery. He is Board certified in both Surgery and Thoracic Surgery. Dr Wright is clinically active and sees new patients weekly. His clinical focus is on thoracic oncology, mediastinal tumors (thymomas), airway surgery (tracheal surgery) and pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE). Dr Wright has served on several Boards and National Society committees, including the Chair of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, as a Director of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and as Chair of the STS General Thoracic Database.Dr Wright has been elected to the Castle Connolly "Top Doctor" and the "Best Doctors" in Boston Magazine for many consecutive years.Dr Wright also has a keen interest in quality and patient safety in surgery and Chairs the MGH Department of Surgery Quality Assurance committee.Dr Wright served as a Colonel in the USAR and deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
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45 doctors from Massachusetts General Hospital’s Department of Surgery included in Boston magazine's 2019 Top Doctors list.
Courtney was diagnosed with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH), a rare disease where chronic blood clots turn into scar tissue and causes high blood pressure in the lungs. A multidisciplinary care team at Mass General including Dr. Cameron Wright from the Division of Thoracic Surgery, saved her life.
Cameron Wright, MD, associate chief of the MGH Division of Thoracic Surgery, was honored as the first incumbent of the Mathisen Family Professorship in Surgery in the Field of Thoracic Surgery.
Massachusetts General Hospital offers pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE), a highly specialized operation to remove chronic blood clots in the lungs. Without surgery, patients who have this life-threatening disease will likely develop progressive shortness of breath so severe that it leads to heart failure.
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