Alexandre R. Carter, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurology 
Division of Neuro Rehabilitation

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Dr. Carter is a board-certified neurologist who specializes in rehabilitation for traumatic brain injuries and stroke.    

Common Diagnoses Treated

  • Brain injuries
  • Stroke

Common Services

  • Stroke rehabilitation
  • Secondary stroke prevention
  • Traumatic brain injury rehabilitation
  • Neuroimaging
  • Brain-computer interface training
  • Non-invasive brain stimulation
  • Clinical trials identification and navigation
  • Community engagement management

Clinical Office Locations

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis

Academic Office Mailing Address

  • Washington University School of Medicine

    Campus Box 8233

    660 Euclid Avenue

    Saint Louis, MO 63110

Patient Resources

Community Organizations focused on Stroke:

Community Organizations focused on Traumatic Brain Injuries:

Community Organizations focused on Disabilities:

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Clinical Trials 

Have you exhausted what standard rehabilitation techniques have to offer? Are you looking for access to cutting edge therapies under development? Are you interested in helping to advance the field of neurorehabilitation? If so, then participating in a clinical trial might be right for you.

Research Interests 

Dr. Carter's research interests include activity-dependent neuroplasticity, distributed brain networks, stroke, stroke rehabilitation, motor recovery, hemispatial neglect, prism adaptation therapy, neuroimaging, transcranial magnetic stimulation, brain-computer interfaces, and music supported therapy.


Dr. Carter earned a medical degree from Harvard University/Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston, MA, a residency in neurology at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO and a fellowship in neurorehabilitation at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. 

Board Certifications

  • Board-certified, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology 

Medical Degree

  • Harvard University/Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Massachusetts


  • Neurology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri


  • Neurorehabilitation, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Doctorate Degree

  • Neurobiology, Harvard University/Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Massachusetts

Professional Societies and Organizations

  • The American Society for Neurorehabilitation
  • The American Neurological Association

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