Carey Terra Lockhart, MD

Carey Terra Lockhart, MD

Neurosciences Center, Pulmonary, Neurology, Sleep Medicine, Headache Program

On staff since August 2013

Children's Title: Attending Physician

Academic Title: Clinical Associate Professor

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research

  • Biography

    Dr. Lockhart went to medical school in Chicago, then completed her pediatric neurology fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic and her sleep medicine fellowship at University Hospitals and Rainbow Babies in Cleveland.  She has been a sleep neurologist at Seattle Children’s Hospital since 2013.  Her interests include treating children and adolescents with neurological sleep disorders such as narcolepsy, idiopathic hypersomnia, complicated sleep terrors, and sleep related movement disorders.  In addition, she treats children with headache and is a part of the Seattle Children’s Hospital headache program.  Her favorite part about being a sleep neurologist is that she often builds long-lasting relationships with her patients and patient’s families.  She knows improving sleep in a child can improve relationships and quality of life in the entire family.

    In her spare time, Dr. Lockhart loves to get outdoors with her own three children and husband.  Her perfect weekend would include a hike, leisurely kayak, snow skiing in the winter, or relaxing outdoors at a winery in the summer. 

  • Patient Testimonials

    • Emma Lynden, WA 08.10.23

      Dr. Lockhart was instrumental in finding a diagnosis and treatment plan that worked for me. While she could have taken what prior physicians had recorded, she instead reran tests and prioritized what I had to say as a patient before diagnosis and treatment. She truly listened to what my goals were moving forward and created a treatment plan that helped me to achieve them. I have been a patient of her's for six years now and have always felt that she cared about me as an individual. I would highly recommend Dr. Lockhart.

  • Awards and Honors

    Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
    Annual Meeting Resident Scholarship American Academy of Neurology Feb. 2012
    American Academy of Neurology 2012 Annual Meeting Resident Scholarship Jan. 2012
    Child Neurology Residents Seminar Travel Scholarship Oct. 2011
    2011 Child Neurology Residents Seminar Travel Scholarship Oct. 2011
    American Society of Neuroimaging Research Travel Award Jan 20, 2011
    College Honors University of Washington Jun 19, 2003
  • Publications

    Manuscripts in Refereed Journals

    • DelRosso LM, Yi T, Chan JHM, Wrede JE, Lockhart CT, Ferri R
      Determinants of ferritin response to oral iron supplementation in children with sleep movement disorders.
      31563958 Sleep, 2020 Mar 12 : 43(3)
    • Delrosso LM, Lockhart C, Wrede JE, Chen ML, Samson M, Reed J, Martin-Washo S, Arp M, Ferri R
      Comorbidities in children with elevated periodic limb movement index during sleep.
      31555831 Sleep, 2020 Feb 13 : 43(2)
    • Ghosh PS, Taute CT
      A diabetic child with lesions over his legs. Necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum.
      23841546 Journal of paediatrics and child health, 2013 July : 49(7)598, 600
    • Ghosh PS, Taute CT, Ghosh D
      Teaching NeuroImages: platybasia and basilar invagination in osteogenesis imperfecta.
      22042802 Neurology, 2011 Nov 1 : 77(18)e108

    Book Chapters

    • Lockhart CT, DelRosso L, Wrede J
      Neurobiology of the Control of Sleep
      A Comprehensive Guide to Basic and Clinical Aspects of Sleep Medicine, 2021
    • Taute, CT
      Pediatric Neurology
      Ultimate Review for the Neurology Boards, 2011 : Chapter 12149-160
    • Lockhart CT, Delrosso L, Bruni O
      Disorders of Excessive Sleepiness
      Pediatric Sleep Medicine

    Published Abstracts

    • Taute CT, Reid J, Friedman N
      Choroid Plexus Hypertrophy in a Child with Tetrasomy 9p
      Blackwell Publishing/American Society of Neuroimaging, 2010 : 101
  • Presentations

    Presentation Title Event Location Date
    Pediatric Migraine Treatments and SCH Headache Program Migraine Management CME Conference, Northwest Pediatrics Centralia, WA 2022
    Pediatric Migraine Treatments and SCH Headache Program Allegro Pediatrics CME Lecture Bellevue, WA 2021
    Comorbidities in Pediatric Narcolepsy Narcolepsy Network Annual Meeting Albuquerque, NM 2019
    Pediatric Narcolepsy Idaho Sleep Professionals Association Sleep Medicine Conference Boise, ID 2018
    Management of Post-Traumatic Headache Seattle Sports Concussion Program Case Conference, Seattle, WA 2018
    Pediatric Narcolepsy North Territory Regional CME lecture, Snohomish PUD Everett, WA 2017
    Sleep Concussion Review and Evaluation (SCORE): Sleep Disorders in Pediatric Sports-related Concussions American Academy of Sleep Medicine Annual Meeting Minneapolis, MD Jun 9, 2015
    Outcomes after Thymectomy in Children with Juvenile Myasthenia Gravis American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting 2012 New Orleans, LA Apr 25, 2012
    Three Cases of Muscle-Specific-Kinase Antibody-Positive Juvenile Myasthenia Gravis: Presentation, Clinical Course and Response to Treatment American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting 2012 New Orleans, LA Apr 25, 2012
    Headaches in Children Less than 8-Years-Old Child Neurology Society Annual Meeting 2011 Savannah, GA Oct 26, 2011
    Headaches in Children Less than 8-Years-Old American Headache Society Annual Meeting 2011 Washington, DC Jun 6, 2011
    Choroid Plexus Hyperplasia in a Child with Tetrasomy 9p American Society of Neuroimaging Annual Meeting Fort Myers, FL Jan 20, 2011
    Seacouver Tour AMSA Annual Convention Kansas City, MO Mar 15, 2004


Board Certification(s)

Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
Sleep Medicine

Medical/Professional School

Rush Medical College at Rush University, Chicago, IL


Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH


Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH

Clinical Interests

Parasomnias, narcolepsy, headaches, seizures, concussion, and sleep related movement disorders