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Edward James Wright, III, M.D.

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Director, Division of Reconstructive and Neurological Urology

Associate Professor of Urology

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Expertise: Incontinence, Lower Urinary Tract Reconstruction, Pelvic Floor Disorders, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Urethral Stricture, Urinary Incontinence, Urogynecology , Urology ...read more

Research Interests: Incontinence; Voiding dysfunction; Prolapse

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Appointment Phone: 443-997-1849

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-0403
Fax: 410-550-3341

Background

Dr. Edward Wright is an assistant professor of urology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He serves as the Director of Neurourology and Chief of Urology at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. His clinical and research interests are in male and female urinary incontinence, complex voiding dysfunction and pelvic genitourinary reconstructive surgery.

His specialty has less to do with surgical removal and more with mending urological body parts and restoring functionality in them. His passion for Johns Hopkins lies in the fact that it is the type of place where things can be done, and patients’ questions can be answered and solutions to their problems can be found through all of the resources Johns Hopkins has to offer.

Dr. Wright earned his M.D. from Dartmouth Medical School in New Hampshire. He completed his residency in urology at The Presbyterian Hospital in the City of New York and performed a fellowship in Urogynecology at Duke University School of Medicine.

Dr. Wright is a member of the American Urologic Association and the Mid-Atlantic Section of American Urologic Association as well as the Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology. He has been recognized with a number of awards including Winner of the Urology Chief Resident's debate New York section of the American Urologic Society at the The New York Academy of Medicine.

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Titles

  • Director, Division of Reconstructive and Neurological Urology
  • Chief of Urology at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Associate Professor of Urology

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

  • MD, Dartmouth Medical School (1990)

Residencies

  • The Presbyterian Hospital in the City of New York / Urology (1996)

Fellowships

  • Duke University School of Medicine / Urogynecology (1997)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Urology / Female Pelvic Med & Reconstructive Surgery (2013)
  • American Board of Urology / Urology (1999, 2008)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Wang Z, Tai LR, McLean D, Wright EJ, Florence GJ, Brown SI, Andre P, Cuschieri A. "Mucoadhesive polymer films for tissue retraction in laparoscopic surgery: Ex-vivo study on their mechanical properties." Biomed Mater Eng. 2014;24(1):445-51. doi: 10.3233/BME-130829.

Watkins C, Huang X, Latimer N, Tang Y, Wright EJ. "Adjusting overall survival for treatment switches: commonly used methods and practical application." Pharm Stat. 2013 Nov-Dec;12(6):348-57. doi: 10.1002/pst.

Wright EJ, Andrews GP, McCoy CP, Jones DS. "The effect of dilute solution properties on poly(vinyl alcohol) films." J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2013 Dec;28:222-31. doi: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2013.08.002.

Grund B, Wright EJ, Brew BJ, Price RW, Roediger MP, Bain MP, Hoy JF, Shlay JC, Vjecha MJ, Robertson KR; INSIGHT SMART Study Group. "Improved neurocognitive test performance in both arms of the SMART study: impact of practice effect." J Neurovirol. 2013 Aug;19(4):383-92. doi: 10.1007/s13365-013-0190-x.

Knoepp LR, Semins MJ, Wright EJ, Steele K, Shore AD, Clark JM, Makary MA, Matlaga BR, Chen CC. "Does bariatric surgery affect urinary incontinence?" Urology. 2013 Sep;82(3):547-51. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2013.04.042.

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Winner, Urology Chief Resident's debate, New York section of the American Urologic Society. The New York Academy of Medicine, 1996
  • Third prize, Laboratory Investigation. Ferdinand Valentine Resident Essay Contest, New York Academy of Medicine, 1996
  • Second prize, Clinical Research. Ferdinand Valentine Resident Essay Contest, New York Academy of Medicine, 1994
  • Diplomate of the national board of medical examiners, 1991
  • Dartmouth Medical School Summer Research Grant, 1987
  • Senior thesis "Blessing or Blasphemy: Cooperative Healing and Medical Hegemony in the Emmanuel Movement 1906-1911,” Summa cum laude, 1984
  • Harvard College Scholarship for Academic Achievement, 1984
  • Harvard College Scholarship for Academic Achievement, 1983

Memberships

  • American Urologic Association
  • Mid-Atlantic Section of American Urologic Association
  • Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology
  • The Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons

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