Christopher Carey, MD

Medical School
Marshall University School of Medicine

Residency Training
Carolinas Medical Center

Dr. Carey was born and raised in West Virginia. He attended Clemson University where he completed his undergraduate degree in Psychology and Sociology and was a four-year member of the varsity football team as an offensive lineman. He then returned to West Virginia for medical school at Marshall University where he served on the admissions committee and helped to establish the “Let’s get moving!” project fighting childhood obesity.

As a resident at Carolinas Medical Center, Dr. Carey was active in multiple research projects with special emphasis on ultrasound as well as airway management. His most recent publication in the Annals of Emergency Medicine introduced a novel way of evaluating central line placement using saline flush and bedside echocardiography. He has interests in international and disaster medicine and spent part of his residency in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania working in an urban casualty unit.

After completing his residency in 2014 he joined the Prisma Health as an attending physician and faculty member. He is helping to establish an ultrasound presence in the Emergency Department and is a medical student and resident educator. He is also a member of the trauma committee.

Dr. Carey lives in Greenville with his brood of two dogs and two cats. He is a member of the Greenville Rugby Club and competes in crossfit and olympic lifting meets. In his spare time he enjoys video games, going to concerts and renovating his house.