Dr. Wright has taught many residents and fellows in spinal neurosurgery.  Several of his 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

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

Former Trainees of Dr. Wright

2004:

Richard Lytle, MD (Asheville, NC)

David Walker, MD (Bend, OR)

2005:

Douglas Fox, MD (Austin, TX)

Eric Leuthardt, MD (St. Louis, MO)

2006:

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

Jose Menendez, MD (Phoenix, AZ)

2007:

David Limbrick, MD, PhD (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:

W. Zack Ray, MD (St. Louis, MO)

Jon Willie, MD (St. Louis, MO)

2012:

Ian Dorward, MD (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)

Jarod Roland, MD (St. Louis, MO)

Zohny Zohny, MD (St. Joseph, MO)

2019:

Hassan Akbari, MD (Hershey, PA)

Ashwin Kamath, MD (Round Rock, TX)

Ananth Vellimana, MD (St. Louis, MO)

Wesley Jones, MD (Houston, TX)- Fellow

2020:

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

Dan Hafez, MD (St. Louis, MO)

Pete Sylvester, MD (St. Louis, MO)

Marc Billings, DO (Bellingham, WA)- Fellow