Dr. Wright has helped teach many residents and fellows in spinal neurosurgery.  Several of these prior trainees practice here in the St. Louis area.

"There is great satisfaction in teaching residents and fellows how to perform cervical spine surgery" - Neill Wright, MD

Faculty Teaching Award (2017) given by the Washington University Neurosurgery Residents

"I always do my ACDF surgeries the "Wright" way"- former trainee

Former Trainees Dr. Wright helped teach

2004:

Richard Lytle, MD (Asheville, NC)

David Walker, MD (Bend, OR)

2005:

Douglas Fox, MD (Austin, TX)

* (St. Louis, MO)

2006:

Sarah Fouke, MD (Neurosurgery of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO)

Jose Menendez, MD (Phoenix, AZ)

2007:

* (St. Louis, MO)

William Ashley, MD (Baltimore, MD)

2008:

Srinivas Prasad, MD (Philadelphia, PA)

Nilesh Vyas, MD (Annandale, VA)

2009:

James Johnston, MD (Birmingham, AL)

Dan Refai, MD (Atlanta, GA)

2010:

Spiros Blackburn, MD (Houston, TX)

Amy Lee, MD (Seattle, WA)

2011:

* (St. Louis, MO)

* (St. Louis, MO)

2012:

* (St. Louis, MO)

Eriks Lusis, MD (Kalamazoo, MI)

Martin Murphy, MD (Dublin, Ireland)- Fellow

2013:

Manish Shah, MD (Houston, TX)

Ivan Stoev, MD (Nashville, TN)

2014:

Devon Hayden, MD (Tampa, FL)

Chad Washington, MD (Jackson, MS)

2015:

Katie Bandt, MD (Chicago, IL)

Terry Holekamp, MD (St. Louis, MO)

Matt Reynolds, MD (Chicago, IL)

Jason Chang, MD (Seattle, WA)- Fellow

2016:

Ammar Hawasli, MD (Kansas City, KS)

Rory Murphy, MD (Phoenix, AZ)

Chester Yarbrough, MD (Durham, NC)

2017:

Eric Arias, MD (Denver, CO)

Thomas Beaumont, MD, PhD (San Diego, CA)

2018:

Katie Dlouhy, MD (Iowa City, IA)

* (St. Louis, MO)

Zohny Zohny, MD (St. Joseph, MO)

2019:

Hassan Akbari, MD (Hershey, PA)

Ashwin Kamath, MD (Round Rock, TX)

* (St. Louis, MO)

Wesley Jones, MD (Houston, TX)- Fellow

2020:

Brendan Fong, MD (Neurosurgery of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO)

*  (St. Louis, MO)

Pete Sylvester, MD (St. Louis, MO)

Marc Billings, DO (Bellingham, WA)- Fellow

* names removed at the request of Office of General Counsel, Washington University School of Medicine