George H. Kraft M.D., M.S.

 George  H. Kraft M.D., M.S.

Specialties and Expertise

Behavioral health care, Multiple Sclerosis, Neurology, Neuromuscular Diseases, Rehabilitation Medicine


Multiple Sclerosis, Rehabilitation Medicine




Primary Location

Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 8th Floor SS 812
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.4295|Map It 

EMG & SEP (Electrodiagnostic) Lab at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 8th Floor, CC815
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.4828|Map It 


George H. Kraft, M.D., M.S., is a well-known expert in multiple sclerosis (MS), with a long history of clinical care, research and teaching at the University of Washington. Dr. Kraft retired from patient care to focus on MS research. He currently directs the MS Rehabilitation Research and Training Center.

Dr. Kraft earned his M.D. and M.S. in immunology from Ohio State University, Columbus; interned at University of California, San Francisco; and completed residencies in physical medicine and rehabilitation at both institutions.

Among Dr. Kraft's many research achievements are the discovery of fatigue as the most common symptom of MS and stem cell transplant treatment for MS. His clinical research focuses on developing physiological methods to identify different types of MS.

Dr. Kraft is UW professor emeritus and first holder of the Nancy and Buster Alvord Endowed Professorship in Multiple Sclerosis.

Personal Interests

Dr. Kraft is committed to disseminating his MS research findings and teaching materials, having created over 300 publications and hosted a UWTV series. 


University of California, San Francisco ParnassusResidency1965
Ohio State UniversityMedical Education1963


Board Certifications

American Board of Physical Medicine & RehabPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation1969
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