Dr. Kevin Wright

Dr. Kevin Wright

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6605 Nancy Ridge Drive San Diego, CA 92121


(858) 900-2766

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About Dr. Kevin Wright

Dr. Wright is a board certified dermatologist who received his medical degree from Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Washington DC after graduating with a double major from the University of Colorado. After running a hyperbaric chamber for US Navy dive teams in Micronesia, he then completed 3 years of dermatology training at the Naval Medical Center San Diego as chief resident, and was the recipient of the Alfred Hollander Memorial Award for teaching, as well as professional and personal integrity. Dr. Wright specializes in all facets of complex medical dermatology with an extra focus on aesthetic and sun care regimens, acne, tattoo reactions, anogenital disease, infectious diseases of the skin, and precancerous and cutaneous oncology. His dermatologic career has taken him around the world, exposing him to many unique patients and skin concerns. Dr. Wright is passionate about formulating a unique treatment plan for each patient based on the diagnosis, skin type and overall healthcare goals. Furthermore, he strives to provide patients with a diagnosis in the utmost expediency, with clear guidance for the short and long term treatment plan. He enjoys traveling, surfing and being with his family.

Conditions Treated

All medical dermatology diseases, including acne, rosacea, contact dermatitis, skin discoloration, cellulitis, rashes, HSV, herpes, warts, ulcers, skin lesions, malignant neoplasms of the skin, nail issues, hair loss, skin aging, cold sores, sun damage or actinic keratoses, epidermal cysts, eczema, psoriasis, seborrheic keratosis or benign skin tumors, dandruff or seborrheic dermatitis or cradle cap, folliculitis, hives or urticaria, atopic dermatitis, tinea or tinea versicolor, fungal infections, cosmetic procedure follow-up, surgical procedure follow-up, inflammatory skin diseases, parasitic infections such as scabies or head lice.

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Qualifications and Education

EDUCATION June 2016 – June 2019: Dermatology Resident at Naval Medical Center San Diego December 2012 – June 2016: Department head Occupational Medicine at Naval Hospital Guam June 2012 – December 2012: Undersea Medical Officer Training at NUMI, Groton, CT. June 2011 – June 2012: Internship at NH Camp Pendleton August 2007 – May 2011: Uniformed Services University in Bethesda Maryland June 2004 - May 2005: University of Colorado at Boulder, CO BA in Human Physiology August 2000 - May 2004: University of Colorado at Boulder, CO BA in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology EMPLOYMENT/ TEACHING EXPERIENCE Academic year 2018-2019: Chief resident August 2013 – June2016: Occupational Medicine Department Head (3 divisions, 14 personnel) August 2013 – Present: BLS/ACLS instructor October 2005 - May 2007: Instructor for GRE and MCAT for Kaplan Test Preparations May 2005 - August 2005: Non-tenured Chemistry professor at University of Colorado ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS Served as Chief Resident my final year of residency Graduated in top third of medical school class Nominated for Alpha Omega Alpha honor society HONORS AND AWARDS June 2019: Peer nominated for receipt of Fred Hollander award, which is for excellence in teaching May 2009: Award for outstanding achievement in Pathology, USU May 2008 : Award for outstanding achievement in Introduction to Clinical Medicine 1, USU May 2005 : Recipient of the Fred Murphy Achievement Award at the University of Colorado, for concurrent “excellence in academics, volunteer service and athletics.” PUBLICATIONS Wright KT, Henninger C. Lupus erythematosus tumidus vs Jessner’s lymphocytic infiltrate of the skin: A systematic comparison of clinical and histologic characteristics. Practical Dermatology, 2012;9 (2): 42-46 Wright KT, Praske SP, Quast TM, Bhatt NA. Treatment of cardiac arrest in a hyperbaric environment: Key steps in the sequence of care. Undersea Hyperb Med. 2016 Jan-Feb;43(1):71-8 Wright KT, Jackson JE, Borok JB. Diagnosis and management of allergic contact dermatitis in austere environments. JSOM. 2018 Feb Conlon EG, Wright KT. A Comparison of Two Chronic Skin Conditions: Atopic Dermatitis and Psoriasis. JSOM. 2018 June Borok JB, Kim T, Wright KT. Oral prednisone: A unique and effective treatment for Actinic Lichen Planus. JAAD July2018 Best BB, Wright KT. The Role of Teledermatology in Special Forces and the Modern Military. JSOM. Slated for Summer 2019 edition Schmidgal CH, Wright KT Dissecting cellulitis of the scalp. JSOM. Slated for Summer 2019 edition PRESENTATIONS Metastatic osteosarcoma masquerading as an atypical fibroxanthoma – AAD Gross and Micro 2018 Novel species of atypical mycobacterial associated with a tattoo infection – AAD Gross and Micro 2019 POSTER PRESENTATION Military Protocols for Surveillance, Assessment, and Treatment of Patients Post-chemical Exposure - Diagnosis and Treatment of Allergic Contact Dermatitis in Austere Environments. 2018 Military Health System conference VOLUNTEER June 2018 and 2019: Provided dermatologic and general medical coverage for children with severe skin conditions at Camp Wonder, a division of Children’s Skin Disease Foundation.

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