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Michael Stephen Cartwright, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

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Michael Stephen Cartwright, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Neuromuscular Diseases

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Education & Training

  • B.S., WFU School of Medicine, 1998
  • M.D., WFU School of Medicine, 2002
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, WFUSM Affiliated Hsps, 2003
  • Residency, Neurology, WFUSM Affiliated Hsps, 2005
  • Residency, Neurology, WFUSM Affiliated Hsps, 2006

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, Neurology

NPI Number

  • 1417987827
Michael Stephen Cartwright, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

90 Ratings
9 Comments
 

Michael Stephen Cartwright, M.D.

Associate Professor, Neurology
Family & Community Medicine

Research Interests

neurosciences/behavior

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Recent Publications

Caress JB, Ciarlone SL, Sullivan EA, Griffin LP, Cartwright MS. Natural history of muscle cramps in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Muscle Nerve. 2016;53(4):513-517.

Cartwright MS, Keskinyan VS. Hemidiaphragm atrophy in muscle-specific kinase myasthenia gravis [letter]. Muscle Nerve. 2016;():.

Shen J, Cartwright MS. Neuromuscular ultrasound in the assessment of polyneuropathies and motor neuron disease. J Clin Neurophysiol. 2016;33(2):86-93.

Feng X, Cartwright MS, Walker FO, Bargoil JH [sic] [Bargoil JM], Hu Y, Butler SG. Ultrasonographic evaluation of geniohyoid muscle and hyoid bone during swallowing in young adults. Laryngoscope. 2015;125(8):1886-1891.

Sarwal A, Cartwright MS, Mitchell E, Williams K, Walker FO, Childers MK. Guiding intramuscular diaphragm injections using real-time ultrasound and electromyography. Muscle Nerve. 2015;51(2):287-289.

Tawfik EA, Walker FO, Cartwright MS. Neuromuscular ultrasound of cranial nerves. J Clin Neurol. 2015;11(2):109-121.

Cartwright MS, Dupuis JE, Bargoil JM, Foster DC. Can a combination of ultrasonographic parameters accurately evaluate concussion and guide return-to-play decisions?. Med Hypotheses. 2015;85(3):262-265.

Tawfik EA, Walker FO, Cartwright MS. A pilot study of diagnostic neuromuscular ultrasound in Bell's palsy. J Neuroimaging. 2015;25(4):564-570.

Sarwal A, Parry SM, Berry MJ, Hsu FC, Lewis MT, Justus NW, Morris PE, Denehy L, Berney S, Dhar S, Cartwright MS. Interobserver reliability of quantitative muscle sonographic analysis in the critically ill population. J Ultrasound Med. 2015;34(7):1191-1200.

Parry SM, El-Ansary D, Cartwright MS, Sarwal A, Berney S, Koopman R, Annoni R, Puthucheary Z, Gordon IR, Morris PE, Denehy L. Ultrasonography in the intensive care setting can be used to detect changes in the quality and quantity of muscle and is related to muscle strength and function. J Crit Care. 2015;30(5):1151.e9-14.

Walker FO, Cartwright MS. Ultrasound in neurolymphomatosis: the rise of the machines [editorial]. Neurology. 2015;85(9):746-747.

Sarwal A, Liu A, Cartwright MS, Dhar S, Morris PE. Sonography for assessing dynamic diaphragm dysfunction in acute respiratory distress. J Ultrasound Med. 2015;34(9):1701-1706.

Cartwright MS, Griffin LP, Dowlen H, Bargoil JM, Caress JB, Li ZJ, Defranzo AJ Jr, Wiesler ER, Tuohy CJ, Balakrishnan N, Molnar JA, Baute V, Koman LA, Poehling GG, Walker FO. A randomized trial of diagnostic ultrasound to improve outcomes in focal neuropathies. Muscle Nerve. 2015;52(5):746-753.

Cartwright MS, Yeboah S, Walker FO, Rosenbaum DA, Newman JC, Arcury TA, Mora DC, Quandt SA. Examining the association between musculoskeletal injuries and carpal tunnel syndrome in manual laborers. Muscle Nerve. 2015;():.

Cartwright MS, Walker FO, Newman JC, Schulz MR, Arcury TA, Grzywacz JG, Mora DC, Chen H, Eaton B, Quandt SA. One-year incidence of carpal tunnel syndrome in Latino poultry processing workers and other Latino manual workers. Am J Ind Med. 2014;57(3):362-369.

Stone SL, Thornton HC, Cartwright MS. Diagnosis and management of an asymptomatic intraneural fibular cyst [letter]. Muscle Nerve. 2014;49(1):143-144.

Hobson-Webb LD, Cartwright MS. Nerve ultrasound in CIDP: poly-parameters for polyneuropathies [editorial]. Clin Neurophysiol. 2014;125(1):3-4.

Arcury TA, Cartwright MS, Chen H, Rosenbaum DA, Walker FO, Mora DC, Quandt SA. Musculoskeletal and neurological injuries associated with work organization among immigrant Latino women manual workers in North Carolina. Am J Ind Med. 2014;57(4):468-475.

Rutkove SB, Caress JB, Cartwright MS, Burns TM, Warder J, David WS, Goyal N, Maragakis NJ, Benatar M, Sharma KR, Narayanaswami P, Raynor EM, Watson ML, Shefner JM. Electrical impedance myography correlates with standard measures of ALS severity. Muscle Nerve. 2014;49(3):441-443.

Sarwal A, Cartwright MS, Walker FO, Mitchell E, Buj-Bello A, Beggs AH, Childers MK. Ultrasound assessment of the diaphragm: preliminary study of a canine model of x-linked myotubular myopathy. Muscle Nerve. 2014;50(4):607-609.

Onyeuku NE, Balakrishnan N, Cartwright MS. Granulomatosis with polyangiitis presenting with pachymeningitis. J Neurol Sci. 2014;344(1-2):208-209.

Arcury TA, Chen H, Mora DC, Walker FO, Cartwright MS, Quandt SA. The effects of work organization on the health of immigrant manual workers: a longitudinal analysis. Arch Environ Occup Health. 2014;():.

Cartwright MS, Walker FO, Newman JC, Arcury TA, Mora DC, Haiying C, Quandt SA. Muscle intrusion as a potential cause of carpal tunnel syndrome. Muscle Nerve. 2014;50(4):517-522.

Stone SL, Cartwright MS, Panea OR, Vann RC, Magruder JL, Walker FO. Neuromuscular ultrasound findings in polyneuropathy secondary to disulfiram. J Clin Neurophysiol. 2014;31(6):e18-e20.

Caveney M, Cartwright M, Morris P, Dhar S, Sarwal A. Respiratory muscle changes in neurocritical patients: effect of MV, age, obesity and volume status [abstract]. Crit Care Med. 2014;42(12 Suppl 1):A1495.

Cartwright MS, Kwayisi G, Griffin LP, Sarwal A, Walker FO, Harris JM, Berry MJ, Chahal PS, Morris PE. Quantitative neuromuscular ultrasound in the intensive care unit. Muscle Nerve. 2013;47(2):255-259.

Sarwal A, Walker FO, Cartwright MS. Neuromuscular ultrasound for evaluation of the diaphragm. Muscle Nerve. 2013;47(3):319-329.

Cartwright MS, Mayans DR, Gillson NA, Griffin LP, Walker FO. Nerve cross-sectional area in extremes of age. Muscle Nerve. 2013;47(6):890-893.

Cartwright MS, Demar S, Griffin LP, Balakrishnan N, Harris JM, Walker FO. Validity and reliability of nerve and muscle ultrasound. Muscle Nerve. 2013;47(4):515-521.

Cartwright MS, Walker FO, Blocker JN, Schulz MR, Arcury TA, Grzywacz JG, Mora D, Chen H, Marin AJ, Quandt SA. Ultrasound for carpal tunnel syndrome screening in manual laborers. Muscle Nerve. 2013;48(1):127-131.

Suk JI, Walker FO, Cartwright MS. Ultrasonography of peripheral nerves. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2013;13(2):328.

Norbury JW, Cartwright MS, Walker FO, Mandel S, Moore DP. Interventional neuromuscular ultrasound: the favorable cost profile of ultrasound compared with MRI makes it a valuable tool for obtaining anatomic information in patients with neuromuscular problems [editorial]. Pract Neurol. 2013;Jan/Feb():14-18.

Walker FO, Cartwright MS. Location, location, dislocation [editorial]. Clin Neurophysiol. 2013;124(8):1490.

Walker FO, Cartwright MS, Blocker JN, Arcury TA, Suk JI, Chen H, Schultz MR, Grzywacz JG, Mora DC, Quandt SA. Prevalence of bifid median nerves and persistent median arteries and their association with carpal tunnel syndrome in a sample of Latino poultry processors and other manual workers. Muscle Nerve. 2013;48(4):539-544.

Cartwright MS, Walker FO. Neuromuscular ultrasound in common entrapment neuropathies. Muscle Nerve. 2013;48(5):696-704.

Sarwal A, Bringolf K, Cartwright M, Hsu FC, Berry M, Bowton D, Dhar S, Morris P. Early serial changes on diaphragm muscle ultrasound may predict duration of mechanical ventilation [abstract]. Crit Care Med. 2013;41(12 Suppl 1):A89-A90.

Liu A, Walker J, Cartwright M, Sarwal A. Visualisation of a redundant diaphragm in acute respiratory distress on bedside ultrasound [abstract]. Crit Care Med. 2013;41(12 Suppl 1):A301.

Parry S, Sarwal A, Cartwright M, Morris P Denehy L. Reliability of quantitative muscle ultrasound analysis in the critically ill population [abstract]. Crit Care Med. 2013;41(12 Suppl 1):A108.

Cartwright MS, Walker FO, Blocker JN, Schulz MR, Arcury TA, Grzywacz JG, Mora D, Chen H, Marin AJ, Quandt SA. The prevalence of carpal tunnel syndrome in Latino poultry-processing workers and other Latino manual workers. J Occup Environ Med. 2012;54(2):198-201.

Mayans D, Cartwright MS, Walker FO. Neuromuscular ultrasonography: quantifying muscle and nerve measurements. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 2012;23(1):133-148.

Chahal PS, Sohail W, Cartwright MS. Neuromuscular ultrasound in the diagnosis of focal neuropathies superimposed on polyneuropathy: a case report [letter]. Clin Neurophysiol. 2012;123(3):626-627.

Walker FO, Cartwright MS. Neuromuscular ultrasound as a complement to the electrodiagnostic evaluation In: Aminoff MJ, ed. Aminoff's electrodiagnosis in clinical neurology. 6th ed. Edinburgh: Elsevier/Saunders;2012: 367-384.

Cartwright MS, Hobson-Webb LD, Boon AJ, Alter KE, Hunt CH, Flores VH, Werner RA, Shook SJ, Thomas TD, Primack SJ, Walker FO. Evidence-based guideline: neuromuscular ultrasound for the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome. Muscle Nerve. 2012;46(2):287-293.

Rutkove S, Caress J, Cartwright M, Burns T, Warder J, David W, Goyal N, Maragakis N, Clawson L, Benatar M, Usher S, Sharma K, Guatam S, Narayanaswarmi P, Raynot E, Watson ML, Shefner J. Electrical impedance myography as a biomarker to assess ALS progression [abstract]. Neurology. 2012;78(Suppl 1):S25.006.

Rutkove SB, Caress JB, Cartwright MS, Burns TM, Warder J, David WS, Goyal N, Maragakis NJ, Clawson L, Benatar M, Usher S, Sharma KR, Gautam S, Narayanaswami P, Raynor EM, Watson ML, Shefner JM. Electrical impedance myography as a biomarker to assess ALS progression. Amyotroph Lateral Scler. 2012;13(5):439-445.

Walker FO, Cartwright MS, eds. In: Neuromuscular ultrasound. Philadelphia: Elsevier/Saunders;2011: .

Cartwright MS. Ultrasound of focal neuropathies In: Walker FO, Cartwright MS, eds. Neuromuscular ultrasound. Philadelphia: Elsevier/Saunders;2011: 72-90.

Cartwright MS. Ultrasound of motor neuron disease In: Walker FO, Cartwright MS, eds. Neuromuscular ultrasound. Philadelphia: Elsevier/Saunders;2011: 118-124.

Cartwright MS, Yoon JS, Lee KH, Deal N, Walker FO. Diagnostic ultrasound for traumatic radial neuropathy. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2011;90(4):342-343.

Walker FO, Cartwright MS. Neuromuscular ultrasound: emerging from the twilight [editorial]. Muscle Nerve. 2011;43(6):777-779.

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Associate Professor, Neurology

Clinical Interests

Neuromuscular Diseases
Michael Stephen Cartwright, M.D.

Michael Stephen Cartwright, M.D.

Associate Professor, Neurology
Family & Community Medicine

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Doctor Rating

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Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
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CP concern for questions/worries
4.9
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.9
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.8
CP spoke using clear language
4.9
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.9
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.9
Patients' confidence in CP
4.9
Time CP spent with patient
4.9
Wait time at clinic
4.5



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

4/14/2016

Very professional - caring & concerned - listens to me & my means of coping.

3/22/2016

Good experience.

1/12/2016

Very good experience.

1/5/2016

Dr. Cartwright is a wonderful physician and I feel confident in the treatment and decisions that the physicians who work with him make or recommend because they discuss them with him and they share their thoughts with me as an informed patient rather than dictating a treatment plan that would not be suitable to my lifestyle. They listen to my concerns. I would definitely recommend Dr. Cartwright to anyone needing a Neurologist for a neuromuscular disorder.

12/15/2015

Dr. Cutwright is wonderful!

10/23/2015

*Dr. Cartwright, the resident & student was all great. Very compassionate & concerned about my health.

8/17/2015

*Dr. Cartwright is a great doctor and everyone in his office is nice.

6/29/2015

*Dr. Cartwright & I are on the same _____ length - we're both neurologists.

6/18/2015

Good experience.

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