Edward Carter, MD
Certified Pediatric Pulmonologist
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of
Director, Clinical Services, Pulmonary Division
Director, Asthma Center, Pulmonary Division
Dr. Carter graduated from Princeton University with a degree in chemistry.
After graduating from Vanderbilt University Medical School, he entered
the Army and competed his residency in Pediatrics at Walter Reed Army
Medical Center. After 4 years as a general pediatrician at Ft. Campbell,
KY he completed pediatric pulmonary training at the University of Florida,
Gainesville. He then was stationed at Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma,
WA. There he became the Chief, Pediatric Pulmonology, and for the last
3 years he was the Chief, Department of Pediatrics. In 1998 he co-edited
the Dept of defense/Veteran’s Administration guidelines for the
management of asthma. This guideline was implemented world-wide in federal
health facilities. Upon his retirement from the Army, with the rank of
colonel, he joined the Pulmonary Division at Seattle Childrens Hospital.
is committed to making the pulmonary division accessible to both patients
and primary care providers. His clinical interests are asthma, the management
of the respiratory complications of neuromuscular disorders, and home
mechanical ventilator support. He is also active in the management of
children with cystic fibrosis.
research interests include clinical asthma management, asthma follow-up
and medical adherence, and assessment of new pulmonary function techniques
in toddlers and young children.