20 May 2013 O’Fallon, MO Dr. Thomas F. Wright received national honors in the HealthTap Top Doctor Competition, Winter 2013.
Dr. Wright was named a Top Doctor in the St. Louis area, second most influential doctor in the St. Louis area overall, and ranked third in the country as Top Physician for varicose veins on legs. Dr. Wright is the medical director of St. Louis Laser Vein Center in O’Fallon, MO. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery as well as a Diplomate with the American Board of Phlebology.
1,250 other doctors nationwide rated Dr. Wright’s expert medical knowledge as correct and helpful. The HealthTap Top Doctor Competition Winter 2013 brought together the world’s best and most helpful online and mobile medical experts to compete for both local and national titles. Tens of thousands of doctors competed for Top Doctor, Top Specialist, Most Influential Doctor, and Thought Leader Awards. Winners were selected by other doctors, who rated their peers based on demonstrated knowledge and expertise, and by nearly half a million consumers, who rated doctors on bedside manner, helpfulness and personality. Said Dr. Wright, “HeathTap is a great forum for patients and doctors, and I am happy to be able to assist patients with their needs through the HealthTap resources. I appreciate hearing from my colleagues and others that my assistance has proved valuable to the national patient and physician communities.”
Dr. Wright has been published in several surgical journals, and he has given numerous lectures and presentations during his medical career. He has comprehensive experience in varicose vein surgery, vein treatment and diagnosis, laser skin resurfacing, liposuction, Botox, and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures. He also has vast experience with ultrasound, which allowed him to pursue advanced training in Phlebology with an emphasis on the use of EVLA laser closure and ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy in the non-surgical treatment of vein diseases. In 2005, he founded the Wright Vein Center for the diagnosis and treatment of vein disease.
HealthTap, headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, is a physician-monitored online health resource, with information about a range of health issues supplied interactively by a network of 30,000 U.S.-licensed doctors in good standing. HealthTap also provides the opportunity for peer review, which consists of doctors rating each other. It is the largest interactive community of physicians online.