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Thelma B. Wright, MD, JD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:

Anesthesiology

Administrative Title:

Director, Pain Medicine Division

Location:

University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute Pain Management Center

Phone (Primary):

(410) 448-6625

Fax:

(410) 448-7101

Education and Training

July 2005-2006: University of Virginia Health System, Department of Anesthesiology, Charlottesville, Virginia, Pain Medicine Fellowship
June 2002-2005: University of Virginia Health System, Department of Anesthesiology, Charlottesville, Virginia, Anesthesia Residency
June 2001-2002: Union Memorial Hospital, Dept. of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, Internship
May 2001: Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC, Doctor of Medicine
May 1997: University of the District of Columbia, Washington, DC, B.S. Biology, Magna Cum Laude

Biosketch

09/06 - 10/07: Instructor, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Baltimore, MD
10/07 - present: Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Baltimore, MD

Highlighted Publications

Publications & Presentations

March 2011: Wright T, Enu I, Stansbury L, Roberts C, Interventional pain physicians’ experiences of and attitudes toward surgical privileging. Accepted for publication in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

November 2009: Strategies for Increasing Patient Volume at the University of Maryland Pain Management Center at Kernan Hospital. American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Newsletter
International

October 2009: Advances in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Presented to University of Ghana Medical School, West Africa. Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty and Residents

October 2009: How to Set Up a Chronic Pain Clinic. Visiting lecturer. Presented to staff and faculty at University of Ghana Medical School, West Africa, All departments.

National

May 2011: Diabetic Neuropathy and Spinal Cord Stimulation, Maryland Society of Anesthesiology Annual Meeting

April 2011: Pyoderma Gangrenosum causing Facial Pain and Disfigurement in a 16 year old female, SPA/AAP Pediatric Anesthesiology Annual Meeting

Oct 2009: Acute Myocardial Infarction After Spinal Cord Stimulator Placement. Removal of Spinal Cord Stimulator lead after emergent placement of Integrilin, Heparin and Plavix for Coronary Artery Stent replacement. Weighing the risk of epidural hematoma and reocclusion. Medically Challenging Case ,ASA Annual Meeting

Nov 2008: Acute Myocardial Infarction After Spinal Cord Stimulator Placement. Removal of Spinal Cord Stimulator lead after emergent placement of Integrilin, Heparin and Plavix for Coronary Artery Stent replacement. Weighing the risk of epidural hematoma and reocclusion. Poster presentation ASRA Annual Fall Meeting.

Oct 2008: A Case of Refractory Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Treated with Intrathecal Opioids and Local Anesthetic. Poster presentation ASA Annual Meeting.

Oct 2007: Marinol in the Treatment of Post Herpetic Neuralgia. PBLD , 2007 ASA Annual Meeting

March 2005: Integrated Recovery Speeds Discharge After Outpatient Surgery at Inpatient Facilities: Presented at IARS Clinical and Scientific Congress Annual Meeting

April 2004: Management of Chronic Testicular Pain with Superior Hypogastric Plexus Block: Poster Presentation, American Society of Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine Annual Fall Meeting