Dr. Scott Wright Rejoins MDH; Open House July 25


MACOMB, IL --- Scott Wright, MD, returned to practice as a psychiatrist on the medical staff at McDonough District Hospital on July 16, according to an announcement by MDH President/CEO Kenny Boyd. A community open house will be held from 2-4 pm Wednesday, July 25 in Auditoriums A &B in the lower level of the hospital.

Dr. Wright practiced psychiatry in North Carolina for the past 12 months. Previously Wright was a psychiatrist on the MDH medical staff from 2003 through 2011. He will be a hospital employed physician as part of the McDonough Medical Group.

As a psychiatrist, Dr. Wright specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of depression, substance abuse, schizophrenia, anxiety disorders and dementia. He is a graduate of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Carbondale. He completed residencies in neurology and psychiatry at SIU School of Medicine in Springfield.

Psychiatrist Philip J. Berent, MD, F.A.P.A will conclude his service with MDH on Aug. 3.

Psychiatrists Wright and Berent are located in Health Services Building 1, Suite 306; telephone (309) 836-6400. Wright will be relocating his practice to Health Services Building 2 later this year.

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