Paul Wright, M.D.

Dr. Paul Wright practices general neurology, with a subspecialty in Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology.

Currently, he serves as the Director of Stroke at St. Francis Hospital in Roslyn, NY, and is the past President of the Medical Staff at North Shore University Hospital. He also serves as the current Co-Chairman of the Credentialing Committee for the North Shore LIJ Health System. Dr. Wright is also an Attending Physician at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, NY, and Long Island Jewish Hospital in New Hyde Park, NY. He also holds academic appointment as Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology at Hofstra University of Medicine and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

After completing three years of military service, Paul Wright graduated from Cornell University in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science in neurobiology. Having worked in the Cornell University Neurobiology Department and Psychology Department, Dr. Wright pursued his interest in research at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals in Tarrytown, NY. He then received his M.D. degree from Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University.

Dr. Wright completed his internal medicine internship at NYU Downtown Hospital. He then spent the next three years completing his neurology residency at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where he was appointed chief resident. He was the recipient of the prestigious Bella Trachtenberg Award for House Staff Excellence.

Continuing his work Mount Sinai, he gained extensive experience in carotid and transcranial dopplers as a fellow in Stroke and Critical Care Neurology. He received the Physician of the Year award from Mount Sinai Medical Center in 2000.

He has been a member of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology since 2001. He is also a member of the Nassau County Medical Society, American Medical Association and the Medical Society of the State of New York.

Dr. Wright has been published in numerous journals, including Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, American Society of Neuroimaging, Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, European Journal of Neuroscience, Journal of Neuroscience, and Society for Neuroscience Abstracts.

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