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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, Psychiatry & Neurology - Neurology

NPI Number

  • 1417987827
Michael Stephen Cartwright, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

86 Ratings
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Michael Stephen Cartwright, M.D.

Associate Professor, Neurology
Family & Community Medicine

Research Interests

education/training (all f, t,, neurosciences/behavior

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Recent Publications

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.

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.

Cartwright MS, White DL, Demar S, Wiesler ER, Sarlikiotis T, Chloros GD, Yoon JS, Won SJ, Molnar JA, Defranzo AJ, Walker FO. Median nerve changes following steroid injection for carpal tunnel syndrome. Muscle Nerve. 2011;44(1):25-29.

Cartwright MS, Walker FO, Griffin LP, Caress JB. Peripheral nerve and muscle ultrasound in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Muscle Nerve. 2011;44(3):346-351.

Yoon JS, Walker FO, Cartwright MS. Ulnar neuropathy with normal electrodiagnosis and abnormal nerve ultrasound. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2010;91(2):318-320.

Strowd RE, Cartwright MS, Passmore LV, Ellis TL, Tatter SB, Siddiqui MS. Weight change following deep brain stimulation for movement disorders. J Neurol. 2010;257(8):1293-1297.

White DL, Rees CJ, Butler SG, Tatter SB, Markley LW, Cartwright MS. Positional dysphagia secondary to a Chiari I malformation. Ear Nose Throat J. 2010;89(7):318-319.

Strowd RE, Cartwright MS, Okun MS, Haq I, Siddiqui MS. Pseudobulbar affect: prevalence and quality of life impact in movement disorders. J Neurol. 2010;257(8):1382-1387.

Walker FO, Alter KE, Boon AJ, Cartwright MS, Flores VH, Hobson-Webb LD, Hunt CH, Primack SJ, Shook SJ. Qualifications for practitioners of neuromuscular ultrasound: position statement of the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Muscle Nerve. 2010;42(3):442-444.

Cartwright MS, Shin HW, Passmore LV, Walker FO. Ultrasonographic reference values for assessing the normal median nerve in adults. J Neuroimaging. 2009;19(1):47-51.

Cartwright MS, White DL, Miller LM III, Roach ES. Recurrent stroke in a child with incontinentia pigmenti. J Child Neurol. 2009;24(5):603-605.

Caress JB, Hobson-Webb L, Passmore LV, Finkbiner AP, Cartwright MS. Case-control study of thromboembolic events associated with IV immunoglobulin. J Neurol. 2009;256(3):339-342.

Chloros GD, Cartwright MS, Walker FO, Wiesler ER. Sonography and electrodiagnosis in carpal tunnel syndrome diagnosis, an analysis of the literature [letter]. Eur J Radiol. 2009;71(1):141-143.

Cartwright MS, Brown ME, Eulitt P, Walker FO, Lawson VH, Caress JB. Diagnostic nerve ultrasound in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1B. Muscle Nerve. 2009;40(1):98-102.

Yoshikawa M, Vinsant S, Mansfield CM, Gifondorwa DJ, Pace L, Messi LM [sic] [Messi ML], Caress J, Cartwright M, Delbono O, Oppenheim RW, Milligan CE, et al. Identification of changes in muscle, neuromuscular junctions and spinal cord at early pre-symptomatic stages in the mutant SOD1 mouse model of ALS may provide novel insight for diagnosis and treatment development [abstract]. Soc Neurosci Abstr. 2009;2009(Neuroscience Meeting Planner):.

Vishwajit S, Patel B, Herco M, Siddiqui M, Cartwright M, Badlani G. The effect of deep brain stimulation on voiding dysfunction in Parkinson's disease and essential tremor [abstract]. Neurourol Urodyn. 2009;28(7):612.

Vishwajit S, Patel B, Herco M, Siddiqui M, Cartwright M, Badlani G. The incidence of voiding difficulity [sic] and constipation in patients with essential tremor compared to Parkinson's disease [abstract]. Neurourol Urodyn. 2009;28(7):612-613.

Chipman JN, Mott RT, Stanton CA, Cartwright MS. Ultrasonographic Tinel sign. Muscle Nerve. 2009;40(6):1033-1035.

Strowd RE, Bajaj S, Cartwright MS, Ellis TL, Nawaz KH, Tatter SS, Siddiqui MS. Risk factors for intracranial hemorrhage during deep brain stimulation surgery [abstract]. Mov Disord. 2009;24(Suppl 1):S474.

Cartwright MS, Passmore LV, Yoon J-S, Brown ME, Caress JB, Walker FO. Cross-sectional area reference values for nerve ultrasonography. Muscle Nerve. 2008;37(5):566-571.

Yoon JS, Hong S-J, Kim B-J, Kim SJ, Kim JM, Walker FO, Cartwright MS. Ulnar nerve and cubital tunnel ultrasound in ulnar neuropathy at the elbow. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2008;89(5):887-889.

Yoon JS, Walker FO, Cartwright MS. Ultrasonographic swelling ratio in the diagnosis of ulnar neuropathy at the elbow. Muscle Nerve. 2008;38(4):1231-1235.

Cartwright MS, Moore PS, Donofrio PD, Iskandar SS, Stratta RJ. Acute sensory neuropathy associated with rabbit antithymocyte globulin. Am J Transplant. 2007;7(2):484-486.

Cartwright MS, Shin HW, Passmore LV, Walker FO. Ultrasonographic findings of the normal ulnar nerve in adults. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2007;88(3):394-396.

Cartwright MS, Jefffery DR, Lewis ZT, Koty PP, Stewart WT, Molnar I. Mitoxantrone for multiple sclerosis causing acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Neurology. 2007;68(19):1630-1631.

Jen JC, Klein A, Boltshauser E, Cartwright MS, Roach ES, Mamsa H, Baloh RW. Prolonged hemiplegic episodes in children due to mutations in ATP1A2. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2007;78(5):523-526.

Cartwright MS, Chloros GD, Walker FO, Wiesler ER, Campbell WW. Diagnostic ultrasound for nerve transection. Muscle Nerve. 2007;35(6):796-799.

Yoon JS, Kim BJ, Kim SJ, Kim JM, Sim KH, Hong SJ, Walker FO, Cartwright MS. Ultrasonographic measurements in cubital tunnel syndrome. Muscle Nerve. 2007;36(6):853-855.

Ginn SD, Cartwright MS, Chloros GD, Walker FO, Yoon J-S, Brown ME, Wiesler ER. Ultrasound in the diagnosis of a median neuropathy in the forearm: case report. J Brachial Plex Peripher Nerve Inj. 2007;2():article 23.

Cartwright MS, Hickling WH, Roach ES. Ischemic stroke in an adolescent with arterial tortuosity syndrome. Neurology. 2006;67(2):360-361.

Wiesler ER, Chloros GD, Cartwright MS, Shin HW, Walker FO. Ultrasound in the diagnosis of ulnar neuropathy at the cubital tunnel. J Hand Surg [Am]. 2006;31(7):1088-1093.

Cartwright MS, Chloros GD, Walker FO, Wiesler ER, Campbell WW. Diagnostic ultrasound for nerve transection [abstract]. Ann Neurol. 2006;60(5):636.

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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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Michael Stephen Cartwright, M.D.86 Ratings
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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
4.7
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.6
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.7
CP spoke using clear language
4.7
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.8
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.7
Patients' confidence in CP
4.7
Time CP spent with patient
4.7
Wait time at clinic
4.5



Patient Comments

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9/5/2014

Good.

8/22/2014

Good.

8/20/2014

excellent visit overall

7/28/2014

*Dr. Cartwright does a great job of following my medical condition. His expectations are clear & I have utmost confidence in his treatment of me.

6/20/2014

I love WF Medical. I always tell my friends about care I receive.

6/16/2014

GOOD.

6/6/2014

*Dr. Cartwright & I are on the same wave length.

5/23/2014

Good.

5/1/2014

#9. A +.

4/8/2014

*Dr. Michael Cartwright is a very nice - caring dr. he listen to my question and give answer.

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