Committed to alleviating pain and improving quality of life, Kim B. Wright, MD, treats patients at Laser Precision Spine Surgery ( in Alaska. Maintaining a diverse caseload of in-state patients, he has also successfully treated numerous patients who received failed spinal surgeries elsewhere. Board certified in neurological surgery, Dr. Kim B. Wright completed his neurosurgery residency at the University of Washington after receiving his MD from the University of California, San Diego.

Thanks to a cousin who distinguished himself as a flying ace during the Second World War, Dr. Kim B. Wright aspired to become a pilot during his childhood and began flying on his own after completing medical school. Since then, he has completed thousands of flight hours in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. Dr. Wright has also completed a five-day cross-country flight from Barrow, Alaska, to Key West, Florida. An avid ski mountaineer as well, he has completed multi-day ski trips in both the United States and Europe. He has backpacked through many of the United States’ most famous mountain ranges and enjoys inculcating a respect and love for nature in his children.