Jason D. Wright, MD

Expertise in: 
Cancer Care
Board Certifications: 
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology
Accepting New Patients
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Overview

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Dr. Wright completed residency and a fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at Washington University in St. Louis. He is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology. Dr. Wright sees women with all gynecologic cancers and has extensive training in minimally invasive surgery, extended pelvic resections, and pelvic reconstructive surgery. Dr. Wright also cares for a large number of women with hereditary cancer syndromes. In addition, Dr. Wright sees women with who require complex gynecologic procedures as well as women with placenta accreta.

Dr. Wright is a nationally recognized expert in the treatment of gynecologic cancers and gynecologic surgery. He has authored over 300 articles, chapters, and textbooks. A major focus of Dr. Wright's work is the delivery of quality care to women with cancer and the improvement of outcomes of women with cancer and those who undergo surgery. Dr. Wright's primary clinical research focuses on the evaluation of novel therapeutics, targeted therapies and biologic treatments for women with gynecologic cancers. Dr. Wright is the principal investigator on a number of clinical trials. Dr. Wright is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society, a full member of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, the American Society of Clinical Oncology and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Wright has won numerous teaching and research awards and lectures throughout the United States and internationally.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Cervical Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Laparoscopic Gynecologic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer Genetic Susceptibility
  • Uterine Cancer

Academic Appointments

  • Sol Goldman Associate Professor of Gynecologic Oncology (in Obstetrics and Gynecology)

Administrative Titles

  • Chief, Division of Gynecologic Oncology
  • Vice Chair of Academic Affairs, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Gender

  • Male

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Location(s)

161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs Plan

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Elderplan

  • Medicare Managed Care

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare (NY)

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs Plan

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Internship: Barnes Jewish Hospital-Washington University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Barnes Jewish Hospital-Washington University School of Medicine
  • Residency: 2003 Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • Fellowship: Barnes Jewish Hospital-Washington University School of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Gynecologic Oncology
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Research