Karen Wright

Karen Wright, M.D.

Pediatric Cardiologist

  • Undergraduate

    Northwestern University
  • Medical Training

    Northwestern University
  • Residency

    Univ Hospitals of Cleveland, Pediatrics


  • Children's Memorial Hospital, Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Cardiology

Dr. Wright received her medical degree from Northwestern University School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. She was a resident and chief resident in pediatrics at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. She returned to Chicago for a pediatric cardiology fellowship at the Children's Memorial Hospital at Northwestern University. Dr. Wright served on the faculty of Northwestern University School of Medicine before joining the staff at Deborah Heart and Lung Institute in New Jersey.

Dr. Wright is a board-certified pediatric cardiologist who has been a partner at Children's Cardiology Associates (now Pediatric & Congenital Cardiology Associates) since 1999. She served as vice chief of staff from 2009-2010 and chief of staff from 2011-2012 at Dell Children's Medical Center. Dr. Wright is secretary on the Executive Committee for the HeartGift Foundation Board of Directors. She has provided cardiology care and interventions to well over half the children served by HeartGift since its inception in 2000. Her outstanding work has been recognized by her peers, who have consistently elected her as a Texas Monthly Super Doctor.

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