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Gregory T. Carter, MD MS

715 South Cowley Street, Suite 224
Spokane, WA 99202
2068.9 miles away
Speaks: English

St. Luke's Physiatry Practice

715 South Cowley Street, Suite 224, Spokane, WA 99202

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About Gregory T. Carter

Dr. Greg Carter is chief medical officer at Providence St. Luke's Rehabilitation Medical Center. His career focused on researching better ways to ease symptoms of severe neuromuscular disease (NMD), including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

He previously co-founded the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) / ALS Center at the University of Washington and the MDA) Regional Neuromuscular Disease Center at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA. The MDA recognized Dr. Carter for his work in NMD with their Excellence in Clinical Care award.

Dr. Carter was recognized for his contributions to neuromuscular and electrodiagnostic medicine education with the 2020 Ernest Johnson Outstanding Educator Award in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation from the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM). In 2019 he was given the Outstanding Preceptor Award from the University of Washington School of Medicine, MEDEX Northwest program. In 2012 he received the Distinguished Researcher Award from AANEM and was appointed to their board in 2014. He has also previously received the Best Research Paper Published by a Physiatrist award from the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (1994), as well as the Excellence in Research Writing/Best Paper award from the Association of Academic Physiatrists (1998).

Medical School

Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine - Chicago, IL


University of California, Davis - Davis, CA
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


University of California, Davis - Davis, CA
Neuromuscular Disease Research


University of Washington
MayDay Pain Fellowship with Dr. John Loeser

Professional Associations

Dr. Carter is currently a research fellow in the Gleason Institute for Neuroscience and is a clinical professor in the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University. He is widely published in medical literature and and is the former editor in chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America and was senior associate editor for the medical journal Muscle and Nerve.

He currently serves on the editorial board of the American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He is an associate editor on the textbook Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Principles and Practice.

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
St. Luke's Physiatry Practice
715 South Cowley Street, Suite 224
Spokane, WA 99202

Dr. Carter enjoys spending time with his wife, Carolyn, and their four children, and playing guitar.

Clinical Interests

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Cts)
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Joint Injection
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Sports Related Injury