About Dr. Wright

Meet Award-Winning St. Louis Liposuction Doctor

Thomas Wright M.D., FAVLS, Medical Director

Professionally Trained, Award-Winning Liposuction Doctor

Dr Wright - the best liposuction doctor you'll find in St. Louis, Missouri.

Thomas Wright, FAVLS, M.D. is a board-certified liposuction doctor who has been performing cosmetic procedures for over ten years. He was trained in liposuction by the inventor of tumescent liposuction, Dr. Jeffrey Klein. A member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Thomas Wright was voted by his peers one of St. Louis Magazine’s TOP DOCS in 2009 and 2010.

Dr. Wright graduated from the University of Missouri School of Medicine and was a member of the medical honors society Alpha Omega Alpha. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery.

Dr. Wright, a recipient of the AMA Physician Recognition Award and an appointed Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Fellow, is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a Fellow of the American College of Phlebology, and an instructor and faculty advisor for the American Society of Nonsurgical Aesthetics. He is a member and contributor of original research for tumescent anesthesia to the American College of Phlebology. As Medical Director, Dr. Wright has been interviewed about cosmetic procedures on local television and was featured on the cover of MD News in May 2010. He is a recipient of the Patients’ Choice Award and the Compassionate Doctor Award in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013, voted on by patients, awards earned by only five percent of the 720,000 eligible physicians nationwide. In 2012, he won honors from the American College of Phlebology for his original research. In 2013, HealthTap gave Dr. Wright the Top Doctor Award and named him Top Phlebologist in the Nation. He has won many other awards including the Hippocrates Award, Most Influential Doctor in the St. Louis area, and Top Doctor by Health Tap. If that isn’t enough to convince you that he’s one of the top cosmetic surgeons in St Louis, MO, then keep reading!

Dr. Thomas Wright specializes in effective techniques which are the least invasive and do not require potentially harmful general anesthesia. He places a high emphasis on patient safety, comfort, and ongoing well-being. His goal and that of his team are to produce the best quality surgery, experience, and follow-up for each patient. From laser liposuction to laser hair removal, Dr. Wright is the right choice as one of the top plastic surgeons in St Louis, MO.

About Dr. Thomas Wright: Credentials


Cosmetic Surgery | Cosmetic Dermatology

Years in Practice: 22+ Years


Undergraduate: BS, Duke University, Durham, NC

Medical: MD, University of Missouri Columbia, MO, 1992

Residency: University of Alabama Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama , 1992-1995


National Board of Physicians and Surgeons

American Board of Phlebology

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine, 2008

Internal Medicine 1995, Recertified 2005, Recertified, 2015

American Venous and Lymphatic Society – AVLS

American Association of Cosmetic Surgery – AACS

American Medical Association – AMA

Missouri State Medical Association – MSMA

American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery – ASLMS

American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography – ARDMS

Professional Affiliations:

American College of Phlebology

American Medical Association (AMA)

American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS)

Missouri State Medical Association (MSMA)

American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS)

American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS)

St Joseph Hospital West (SSM)

St Joseph Health Center (SSM)

Barnes Jewish Hospital Saint Peters

Progress West Hospital (BJC)

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About St. Louis Laser Liposuction Center’s Staff

We take great measures to ensure 100% patient satisfaction. For one, no more than two procedures are booked each day, so each patient is given a team for one-on-one care.

We deliver professional and friendly services to ease fears and provide exceptional results.

Each staff member is fully trained and skilled in the area of expertise selected. Plus, we will provide answers through every step of your self-improvement journey, from the first inquiry to the post-op follow-up.

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