Dr Alan Wright



MB ChB 1983 Otago; FRACP 1994


I have undertaken subspecialty fellowships in a variety of areas of neurology including movement disorders, cognitive neurology and neuromuscular disease. My expertise encompasses the broad range of neurological diseases with interests in headache, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, stroke, Parkinson's disease, etc. My practice involves all areas of adult neurology.

Title or Designation


Post-Fellowship Training

  • Internal Medicine and Neurology Training, Dunedin Public Hospital 1985 - 1991
  • Research Doctorate, University of Otago 1991 - 1993
  • Peripheral Nerve Fellowship, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA 1993 - 1994
  • Australasian Registrar, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London 1994 - 1995
  • Neurology Fellowships, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA (involving movement disorders, cognitive neurology, EMG, stroke, multiple sclerosis, etc) 1995 - 1998

Other positions, Specialist Society Memberships and Awards

  • Fulbright Travel Scholarship
  • Nuffield Travel Scholarship
  • Member of Neurological Association of New Zealand
  • Member of American Academy of Neurology
  • Member of Australian and New Zealand Association of Neurologists
  • Member of Association of British Neurologists
  • Member of Peripheral Nerve Society
  • Member of Movement Disorder Society

Full NZ Registration Date

22 November 1984

Vocational Scope

Internal Medicine

Contact Details

Dr Alan Wright is available at the following services:

Private Services

Dr Alan Wright - Neurologist

This service is available at the following location:

Marinoto Clinic, 72 Newington Ave, Dunedin

Public Services

Southern DHB Neurology

This service is available at the following locations:

Dunedin Hospital

Emergency Department: Open 24 hours / 7 days, Phone (03) 474 0999

Southland Hospital, Invercargill

Emergency Department:
Ph (03) 218 1949, 24 hours / 7 days