Dr. Eric J. Wright is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the UAMS College of Medicine’s Department of Surgery. Dr. Wright specializes in both aesthetic and reconstructive surgery, including face and body rejuvenation, breast augmentation and reconstruction, complex wound management and microsurgery.
Prior to joining UAMS, Dr. Wright served as a plastic surgery clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, where he completed an aesthetic and reconstructive breast fellowship. He completed an integrated plastic and reconstructive surgery residency at Stanford University Hospital in Palo Alto, California.
An Arkansas native, Dr. Wright completed his undergraduate degrees at the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville graduating summa cum laude. He obtained his medical degree at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences graduating as a Barton Scholar with the highest GPA and as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.
Dr. Wright has authored numerous textbook chapters and manuscripts regarding aesthetic and reconstructive surgery including topics such as facelifts, rhinoplasty, breast reconstruction and resident education. He has also presented at national and international meetings and currently serves on the educational committee for the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.