WTH Welcomes New Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Posted on: 01.09.2018

West Tennessee Healthcare welcomes Dr. Ted Wright to the leading cardiothoracic surgery team in the region. Dr. Wright joins the Cardiothoracic Surgery Center, located at 27A Medical Center Drive.

Dr. Wright was most recently with the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, KY. He graduated from Princeton University and attended medical school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine.

“We are extremely fortunate to have someone with Dr. Ted Wright’s skill and extensive experience, practicing in our community. He will be an outstanding addition to what is already one of the leading heart programs in the region,” said Darrell King, Vice President, West Tennessee Medical Group. “I am confident that Dr. Wright will be well received by our patients in Jackson and West Tennessee.”

Dr. Wright brings his expertise in the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation to our patients. Specifically, he is skilled in new minimal access approaches which can treat this common heart rhythm problem with less discomfort and faster recovery.

As the only clinic in the area with surgeons who provide open heart surgery procedures, the physicians and the staff at the Cardiothoracic Surgery Center work daily with patients to provide the best outcomes and return them to a healthy life. West Tennessee Healthcare is proud to have cardiovascular surgeons from some of the top heart programs in the country providing state-of-the-art service and expertise.

Dr. Wright is currently accepting new patients. To schedule an appointment, call the Cardiothoracic Surgery Center at 731.541.3310.

About West Tennessee Healthcare:

West Tennessee Healthcare is a public, not-for-profit healthcare system with locations throughout 17 counties in West Tennessee. The mission of West Tennessee Healthcare is to improve the health and well-being of the communities we serve while providing exceptional and compassionate care. For more information, visit www.wth.org.