Edinburg, TX – DHR Health is pleased to welcome Dr. Amanda M. Wright to the team of experienced psychiatrists at the DHR Health Behavioral Hospital located in Edinburg, TX.
Dr. Wright is a proud graduate of McAllen High School and is happy to be back home treating patients in the community where she grew up.
Following high school graduation, Dr. Wright attended Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee where she graduated Cum Laude with the President’s Scholarship and majoring in Political Science/International Studies with a minor in Women’s Studies. She then continued with post baccalaureate work at Harvard where she completed the necessary science coursework to begin her medical education. She received her Doctor of Medicine in 2009 at University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.
Dr. Wright remained in San Antonio for her residency in Psychiatry before becoming a staff psychiatrist in Louisiana for several years, and most recently was employed by Ochsner Health System as a Senior Physician.
As part of the DHR Health Behavioral Hospital team of psychiatrists, Dr. Wright provides individualized, short-term and solution-oriented treatment options for children, adolescents, adults and seniors.
“My personal, professional interest is in mind/body medicine, overall wellness. We cannot address the health of our own community without addressing the mental health of the community,” said Dr. Wright.
To inquire about the services provided by Dr. Wright and our experienced team of psychiatrists, nurses, counselors, therapists and case managers, contact (956) 362-4357 or visit us on www.dhrhealth.com.
About DHR Health
“Our mission is to improve the well-being of those we serve with a commitment to excellence: every patient, every encounter, every time.”
DHR Health is the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the Rio Grande Valley providing 24/7 emergency care at the highest level with specialty physicians and surgeons available every day of the year. The hospital was founded in 1997 to help over 1.2 million residents resolve limited health care access challenges in a community that lacked public and county hospitals. Today, it is a modern, 500+ bed full-service health system serving over 300,000 patients annually, with more than 6,000 employees, and offering a full-continuum of care in over 70 different specialties and subspecialties. DHR Health serves the entire region with their hub in Edinburg, clinics in Starr County, and a new hospital in Brownsville bringing the best specialty care in endocrinology, cardiology, oncology, rehabilitation and a robust clinical research division. Their women’s hospital is certified as providing the highest level of maternal care in South Texas. DHR Health has revolutionized the health care landscape of the Rio Grande Valley and continues to raise the standard of care and transform the health care delivery model for the benefit of all local residents. To learn more, visit www.dhrhealth.com.