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Francis H Wright, MD

Francis H Wright, MD

General Surgery
Please note that this provider does not accept general surgery patients, but only those for transplant surgeries.

Dr. Wright received his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. After work at the University of Iowa with Dr. Robb Corry he directed the transplant program at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. He joined Dr. Lynn Banowsky in San Antonio in 1994 and later helped found the Texas Transplant Institute as Director of Organ Transplantation for the Institute. Dr. Wright is certified by the American Board of Surgery, is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and has personally performed over 2000 transplant procedures over more than 20 years of transplant surgery experience. He is active with the United Network for Organ Sharing working to develop national transplant policy. Dr. Wright is a member of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, the International Transplantation Society and other major professional organizations. He has served as president of the Southern Organ Procurement Foundation and the American Foundation for Donation and Transplantation. He has research interests in immunosuppression, pancreas transplantation and organ preservation, and has multiple publications regarding organ transplant topics.

Blood Type Incompatible Program

Donor Nephrectomy

Incompatible Live Donor Kidney Transplant

Kidney Transplant

Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy

Living Donor Kidney Transplant

Living Donor Nephrectomy

Non-directed Donor Kidney Transplant

Paired Donation Kidney Transplant

Polycystic Kidney Removal

Positive Crossmatch Program

Sensitized Patient Program

Steroid-free Immunosuppression

Transplant Nephrectomy