Personal Bio & Interests
Dr. Hunter is from Salt Lake City. He received his undergraduate degree from Southern Utah University and completed his medical doctorate at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He completed his neurology residency at the University of Utah followed by a neuromuscular fellowship at the University of California Irvine. While in fellowship, he was involved in a number of clinical trials including trials in myasthenia gravis and in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Dr. Hunter sees patients with general neurological issues and has a special interest in neuromuscular diseases including inherited and acquired myopathies, neuropathies, and neuromuscular junction disorders. He performs nerve conduction and electromyography studies (NCS/EMG) including facial nerve, single fiber, and repetitive nerve stimulation studies. Dr. Hunter has been active in conducting research and publishing in various journals throughout his training and his research focuses on creating patient-reported quality of life measurement tools. His specialized training has emphasized the importance of centering patient visits on quality of life and what matters most to a patient. He understands the necessity to communicate patient plans and recommendations with other providers. He is excited to be back in the Salt Lake Valley and active in his community.