Lorena Alarcon-Casas Wright M.D. Accepting new patients

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Specialties

Diabetes care, Endocrinology

Languages

English, French, Spanish

Biography

Lorena Wright, M.D., is a board certified physician at the Endocrine and Diabetes Care Center at UWMC-Roosevelt and the Endocrine/Diabetes Clinic at Harborview and a UW assistant professor of Medicine and Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition. She is also a member of the UW Medicine Diversity Council.

Dr. Wright is passionate about decreasing healthcare disparities and increasing awareness on diversity, equity and inclusion in medical education and health care. She is convinced that treatment success is the result of education, motivation, team-work and diligence. Providing care that is culturally sensitive is important to success. 

Dr. Wright earned her M.D. at the University of Veracruz in Mexico. She is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Endocrinology/Diabetes/Metabolism by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Her clinical and research interests focus on all areas of diabetes care including diabetes in ethnic minorities.

Personal Interests

In her spare time Dr. Wright enjoys mentoring underrepresented pre-med and medical students. She also enjoys reading, traveling, music, the outdoors. cooking, spending time with her family and her dog LaRue. Dr. Wright is fluent in Spanish.
Endocrine and Diabetes Care Center at UWMC Roosevelt

Endocrine and Diabetes Care Center at UWMC Roosevelt

4245 Roosevelt Way NE, 3rd Floor Seattle, WA 98105

206.598.4882

Diabetes care, Endocrinology, Thyroid biopsy (fine needle aspiration), Thyroid ultrasound

Endocrinology/Diabetes Clinic at Harborview

325 9th Ave., Ground Seattle, WA 98104

206.520.5000

Diabetes care, Endocrinology, Thyroid biopsy (fine needle aspiration), Thyroid ultrasound

UW Diabetes Institute

750 Republican Street, Bldg. F Seattle, WA 98109

206.598.4882

Diabetes care

UW - Division of Metabolism/Endocrinology

Fellowship, 2012

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

Residency, 2009

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

Internship, 2007

Universidad Veracruzana. Facultad de Medicina Jalapa, Mexico

Medical education, 2004

 

Board Certifications
  • Endocrinology/Diabetes/Metabolism, 2011, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, 2009, American Board of Internal Medicine