Simon Wright, MD, PhD


Dr. Wright grew up in Northern Michigan and earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He continued his education at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, later receiving a PhD in Translational Cancer Research at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

Dr. Wright completed his surgical internship at the University of Minnesota – Department of Surgery, followed by his otolaryngology residency at the Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.

Dr. Wright’s practice focuses on pediatric otolaryngology, laryngology, voice disorders and cancer of the head and neck. He also specializes in minimally invasive surgery of the head and neck – including thyroid, parathyroid and vagal nerve stimulator implantation surgery. As one of few in the world to perform this surgery and one of the most experienced, Dr. Wright draws patients from around the world for this procedure.

Along with their three children, Dr. Wright and his wife spend time traveling – often to ski, hike, or sail. During his leisure time, he also enjoys reading and running.

Dr. Wright sees patients on a monthly basis at LCHC’s Specialty Clinic. To schedule an appointment, call (515) 223-4368.

Simon Wright, MD, PhD

Iowa ENT Center

(515) 223-4368