Ballard Wright, MD

Founder of The Pain Treatment Center of the Bluegrass

As the founder of The Pain Treatment Center of the Bluegrass, Ballard Wright, MD, has been with the organization from the very beginning, shaping it into the well-known facility it is today. With multiple board certifications and an extensive background in various medical specialties, Dr. Wright chose to focus on treating pain and sought to bring together a team of highly specialized physicians and staff to offer patients excellent care in the region. Over the years, the Center has grown and expanded over the years, and Dr. Wright is still very involved in the day-to-day operations.

Education and certifications


Medical School
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Lexington, Kentucky
Degree: Doctor of Medicine

Internship – Medical/Surgical
Wilford Hall USAF Hospital
San Antonio, Texas

Residency – Anesthesiology
Wilford Hall USAF Hospital
San Antonio, Texas

Fellowship – Research
Department of Clinical Psychology and Anesthesiology
University of Uppsula
Uppsula, Swede


American Board of Anesthesiology
American Board of Anesthesiology/Pain Management
American Board of Independent Medical Examiners
Diplomate: American Board of Pain Medicine
Diplomate: American Board of Forensic Medicine

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