Dr Deborah Wright

Colorectal & General Surgeon

BMedSc(Hons), MBChB, PhD, FRACS

Deborah Wright is a General and Colorectal Surgeon. Deborah began her medical training in the UK, before relocating to New Zealand in 2003 where she completed her training in General Surgery and completed a PhD in the molecular biology of colorectal cancer.

Deborah went on to complete subspecialty training in colorectal surgery spending time in Auckland, NZ and Birmingham, UK.

  • University of Birmingham, UK, Bachelor of Medical Science (Cell and molecular pathology) (Hons), 1999
  • University of Birmingham, UK, Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, 2002
  • University of Auckland, Doctor of Philosophy, 2014
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 2017
  • Auckland City Hospital, Fellow in Colorectal Surgery, 2017
  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK, Fellow in Colorectal Surgery, 2018-2019
  • Laparoscopic colorectal surgery
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Anorectal disorders, including haemorrhoids, fistulas, and fissures
  • Colonoscopy
  • Clinical research
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
    • Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Section of Academic Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand
  • Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland