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Top Doctor

Valena Soto-Wright


Dr. Valena Wright is a board-certified gynecologic oncologist with over 25 years of active practice. She is an accomplished surgeon and is skilled in gynecologic cancer surgeries (ovarian, endometrial, cervical, vulvar/vaginal cancers), robotic and minimally invasive operations. Compassionate and adept, she specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of all gynecologic diseases. Her passion for helping women avoid cancer, know their treatment options and regain their health inspired her to write her first book " It's Time You Knew, The Power of Your Choices to Prevent Women's Cancer". She is dedicated to elevating the quality and safety of health care for women through excellence in clinical practice, education , research and advocacy. She serves patients at Beth Israel Lahey Health in Burlington, Massachusetts.

List the treatments and procedures you offer:

Cancer prevention: HPV vaccination, Pap smear and HPV testing with Colposcopy for abnormal screening tests.
Risk reducing surgery for Familial Gynecologic Cancer: Ovarian, Fallopian Tube and Uterine Cancers with genetic predisposition
Robotic Gynecologic and Laparoscopic Surgery for ovarian, endometrial and cervical cancers
Sentinel node biopsy for uterine and vulvar cancers
HIPEC- Heated Intra-Peritoneal chemotherapy for Epithelial ovarian Cancer

Awards or Certifications

Dr. Wright completed her medical degree at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Her residency and fellowship in Obstetrics & Gynecology as well as Gynecologic Oncology at Brigham and Women's Hospital an affiliated Harvard teaching hospital. She is currently serves as American Association of Gynecologic Surgery Fellowship Director At Lahey Health and is Clinical Adjunct Associate Professor in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Boston University.
Recognized by Castle and Connolly Top Doctors List, Northshore Magazine and Exceptional Women in Medicine.

Insurances Accepted


Special expertise

Ovarian Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Minimally Invasive Surgery


Top Doctor: 2022, 2023


Primary Hospital: Lahey Hospital & Medical Center


Gynecologic Cancer Prevention Robotic Women's Cancer Surgery Risk Reducing Surgery HPV vaccination HPV related precancer and gynecologic cancer treatment