Education : MD from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Advisory Council, Researcher
Steven Wright, MD, is a residency-trained family physician with a 36 year clinical career. Active in addiction medicine (board certified) 31 years and medical pain management 15 years, he focuses on issues related to controlled substances, addiction, and medical pain management through consulting, speaking, advocacy, policy development, education, medical provider assessment / supervision, and medical legal work. His clinical interests include the neurophysiology and treatment of pain and addiction (etiology, pharmacogenetics, treatment), non-opioid analgesia, opioids (medical and non-medical use), benzodiazepines (medical consultant for the Alliance for Benzodiazepine Best Practices), cannabis (medical and nonmedical use), adverse consequences, best practices, and systems of care.
Content Focus : Addiction medicine and medical research