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Stephen C. Wright Jr, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

289 Ratings

Stephen C. Wright Jr, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Laryngology, Salivary Disorders, Voice Disorders, Swallowing Disorders, Otolaryngology (adult)

Contact Information

Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-4161
Department: 336-716-4161

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Education & Training

  • B.A., Goucher College, 1992
  • M.D., Boston University School of Medicine, 2000
  • Internship, Surgery, Mount Sinai Hosp, 2001
  • Residency, Otolaryngology, Mount Sinai Hosp, 2005

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology


  • Am Academy Of Otolaryng-Head &
  • Nc-S.C. Society - Oto., Head,

NPI Number

  • 1164406542
Stephen C. Wright Jr, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

289 Ratings

Stephen C. Wright Jr, M.D.

Associate Professor, Otolaryngology

Research Interests

Otolaryngology; Proton Pump Inhibitors; Laryngeal Diseases; Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve; Cervical Plexus
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-9853 | Department: 336-716-4161

Recent Publications

Use of topical nasal anesthesia during flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing in dysphagic patients. Fife TA, Butler SG, Langmore SE, Lester S, Wright SC Jr, Kemp S, Grace-Martin K, Rees Lintzenich C.. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2015;124(3):206-211.

Tracheal reconstruction in a canine model. Wood MW, Murphy SV, Feng X, Wright SC Jr.. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;150(3):428-433.

Dysphonia and dermatomyositis: an unusual manifestation. Wood MW, McNeill E, Mims JW, Wright SC Jr.. Laryngoscope. 2013;123(2):460-462.

Esophageal graft-versus-host disease. Hatcher JL, Wright SC, Lintzenich CR.. Ear Nose Throat J. 2013;92(2):64.

The effects of topical anesthetic on swallowing during nasoendoscopy. Lester S, Langmore SE, Lintzenich CR, Wright SC, Grace-Martin K, Fife T, Butler SG.. Laryngoscope. 2013;123(7):1704-1708.

Adverse effects of long-term proton pump inhibitor use: a review for the otolaryngologist. Chapman DB, Rees CJ, Lippert D, Sataloff RT, Wright SC Jr.. J Voice. 2011;25(2):236-240.

A novel modification of the ansa to recurrent laryngeal nerve reinnervation procedure for young children. Marcum KK, Wright SC Jr, Kemp ES, Kitse DJ.. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2010;74(11):1335-1337.

Cricopharyngeal botulinum toxin injection with dilation for globus pharyngeus [abstract]. Rees CJ, French C, Butler S, Hickman M, Wright SC.. Dysphagia. 2010;25(4):362.

Metastatic calcification involving the true vocal cord. Patel NP, Wright SC, Bergman S.. Am J Otolaryngol. 2009;30(3):216-218.

Office-based laryngeal laser surgery: a review of 443 cases using three wavelengths. Koufman JA, Rees CJ, Frazier WD, Kilpatrick LA, Wright SC, Halum SL, Postma GN.. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007;137(1):146-151.

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Associate Professor, Otolaryngology

Clinical Interests

Laryngology, Salivary Disorders, Voice Disorders, Swallowing Disorders, Otolaryngology (adult)
Stephen C. Wright Jr, M.D.

Stephen C. Wright Jr, M.D.

Associate Professor, Otolaryngology

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

Stephen C. Wright Jr, M.D.289 Ratings


Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
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He is an excellent doctor. I have just had problems coughing after spending two weeks in ICU and having a trak most of the time.


I have recommended this provider to friends and co-worker. He is an awesome doctor with awesome manners, very caring.


Dr. Wright is excellent


A good experience.


*Dr. Wright and his team leave me educated a/b my progress and satisfied with my visit.


I have already recommend Dr. Wright to another Dr. who has a patient with has throat problems.


*Dr. Wright is awesome great doctor.


Dr. Wright works diligently to find answers to your problem. He is very knowledgeable and caring.




I live in Az during the winter so my most current treatment need came while I was in Az.I respect Dr Wright so much that I flew back to NC to get the needed treatment from him.And this time he was more concerned about cancer risk so he did biopsy and explained various options depending on test results.This is pretty scary to me but Dr Wright handled it in way that was reassuring there is a plan no matter what.


already have


Good. #1. *Dr. S. Wright


Thank you for humoring my child's interest in the process. Watching how a parent handles their visit makes things a little easier for the pediatrician. ;)


Dr Wright is a very good DR


*Dr. Wright is excellent - great knowledge, patience and skill. This survey is not appropriate for the type of treatment I receive.


*Dr. Wright was excellent! Very compassionate & understanding of issues with mom's medical problems & worked hard to find a possible solution/treatment. Wonderful bedside manner!


I have already recommended *Dr. Wright to others; I would have no reservations @ that.


*Dr. Wright is a wonderful dr. I'm lucky to have found him!


procedure is planned with DR. Wright very confident he will help me.


Probably one of most thorough explanations of procedure I have ever _____. Top flight!!


Helpful in every way, made me feel very confident of his knowledge to care for me.


*Dr. Wright is an excellent provider. Feel very comfortable with his care & advice.




Just a VERY PLEASANT experience!


Dr. Wright is a great Doctor with amazing people skills. He always calms my fears about the condition I have and listens to me when I have questions. I have and will continue to recommendhim to people.


The visit was thorough, but did feel a bit rushed.


Dr. Wright treats you as though you were his only patient. He has the informality of a friend, the credibility and authority of a recognized specialist, and a special something that brings cheer and optimism to my outlook on life.


experience with Dr. Wright and WFBH is positive enough that I would ask for a referral to another specialist if I needed one.


Dr. Wright always seems like a caring, friendly doctor who understands my medical problem. He is easy to speak with and very approachable. I would recommend him to everyone who needs this type of medical doctor.


I really felt like the entire office genuinely cared about me.


*Dr. Wright is an amazing doctor who cares for his patients. He is very personable and to top it off he has an amazing sense of humor. Great doctor.




Dr. Wright is a wonderful doctor and has helped me so much to recover from aspiration under anesthesia. He is exceptional!!


Always great!


Dr. Wright has always be so nice and pleasant to me. I feel so safe with him and I value his professional opinion and I feel like he is very concern. He has such a warm and caring spirit and I do thank God for doctors like Dr. Wright.


All good.




I came to see this doctor only to find out that I haven't been breathing right...I've seen a lot of ent doctors and this is the first one that has ever told me this....when he knocked on my door opened it and didn't say a word...stood with his back turned toward the room and talked with the nurse that was setting at the desk....only to talk with her for about 3-4 min.....This to me was rude.....not counting him telling me I wasn't breathing right and telling me with a smirk.....


The care this person has received from Baptist by everyone has been outstanding, all the doctors I have encountered are great, very friendly helpful, the support staff are GREAT, you are very lucky to have each and everyone of them that I have encountered.




Dr. Wright was friendly, very professional and put me at ease about my exam and the problem for which I was referred.

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