Aaron E. Bunnell M.D.

Aaron E. Bunnell M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Neuromuscular Diseases, Neuromuscular Ultrasound, Rehabilitation Medicine


Stroke Center




Primary Location

Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic at Harborview

410 9th Ave., 4th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 


Dr. Aaron Bunnell is a UW assistant professor and physician with the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine.

Patient Care Philosophy

Dr. Bunnell's philosophy is to provide individualized and compassionate care that focuses on the management of severe traumatic and neurologic injury, with the overall goal of helping patients return to the health, activities and interests that give them quality of life.

Personal Interests

Photography, Literature, Nature

Clinical Interests

Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation of Stroke, Spinal Cord Injury, and Traumatic Brain Injury. Early Mobilization and Rehabilitation of Critically Ill patients. Outpatient Stroke Rehabilitation. Diagnosis of neuromuscular diseases including peripheral neuropathies, carpal tunnel syndrome, ulnar neuropathy, cervical and lumbar radiculopathies, Guillain–Barré syndrome (GBS,) Myasthenia Gravis, and motor neuron disease/ALS.

Teaching Interests

Physical medicine and rehabilitation resident education, medical student education of biomechanics and anatomy.

Research Interests

Critical Illness Neuromyopathy, Electrodiagnostic Testing, Neuromuscular Ultrasound. Dr. Bunnell is Biomechanics Course Coordinator Researcher for the ROMA2 Study.

Univ. of Calif. San FranciscoMedical education2008
UW - Dept. of Rehabilitation MedicineResidencyPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation
UW - Division of General Internal MedicineInternshipInternal Medicine
UW - Division of General Internal MedicineResidencyInternal Medicine


Board Certifications

American Board of Physical Medicine & RehabBrain Injury Medicine2016
American Board of Electrodiagnostic MedicineElectrodiagnostic Medicine2015
American Board of Physical Medicine & RehabPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation2014
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