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Melissa A. Wright

Melissa A. Wright, MD

Languages spoken: English
  • Specialties

  • Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Pediatrics -Primary
    Academic Divisions Neurology

    Education history

    Fellowship Autoimmune Neurology - University of Utah Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine Fellow
    Pediatric Neurology - University of Utah Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine Resident
    Residency Pediatrics - University of Utah School of Medicine Resident
    Medicine - University of Utah School of Medicine M.D.
    Doctoral Training Neuroscience - University of Utah Ph.D.
    Neuroscience - Brigham Young University B.S.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Robertson DM, Wright MA, Ostrander B, Tani LY (2022). Child Neurology: Case Report of Lambl Excrescences in a Pediatric Patient With Multifocal Strokes. Neurology. (Read full article)
    2. Espinoza AC, Wright MA, Candee MS, Trandafir C, Nelson GR (2021). Child Neurology: Late-Onset Vitamin B(6)-Dependent Epilepsy Identified by Rapid Genome Sequencing. Neurology, 96(19), 911-914. (Read full article)
    3. Wright MA, Korgenski EK, Bardsley T, Bonkowsky JL, Candee MS (2016). Comprehensive population-based determination of pediatric multiple sclerosis health care costs. Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm, 4(1), e314. (Read full article)


    1. Wright MA, Trandafir CC, Nelson GR, Hersh AO, Inman CJ, Zielinski BA (2021). Diagnosis and Management of Suspected Pediatric Autoimmune Encephalitis: A Comprehensive, Multidisciplinary Approach and Review of Literature. [Review]. J Child Neurol, 37(4), 303-313. (Read full article)