Brenton A Wright, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology


Board Certifications

  • Neurology - Certified
  • Psychiatry - Certified


  • Wright BA, Roberts CS, Seligson D, Malkani AL, McCabe, SJ. Cost of antibiotic beads is justified: A study of open fracture wounds and chronic osteomyelitis. J Long Term Eff Med Implants. 2007; 17 (3): 181-185.
  • Wright BA and Waters CH. Continuous dopaminergic delivery to minimize motor complications in Parkinson’s disease. Expert Rev Neurother. 2013; 13 (6): 719-729.
  • Wright BA, Michalec M, and Louis ED. Triggering essential head tremor with sustained phonation: a clinical phenomenon with potential diagnostic value. Study of 102 ET patients with head tremor. Parkinsomism Relat Disord. 2014; 20 (2): 230-232.

Dr. Wright is a clinician, educator, and clinical investigator specializing in Movement Disorders. His research interests include gait and balance in neurodegenerative diseases; clinical research in Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease and other movement disorders; mechanisms and outcomes of deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery; and outcomes of continuous intraintestinal levodopa infusion. He is a member of the Huntington Study Group. Dr. Wright’s clinical interests include the full spectrum of movement disorders including Parkinsonian conditions, dystonia, tremor, ataxia, chorea, tics, tardive disorders, and other rare diseases. His practice incorporates evaluation and post-operative management of patients receiving DBS, intraoperative microelectrode recording to aid in stereotactic placement of DBS electrodes, as well as botulinum toxin injections.