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Richard A. Emtman, MD

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Areas of Practice:

  • Adult Medical Care

  • Pediatrics

  • Sports Medicine

  • Accutane Treatment

Special Interests:

  • Sports Medicine – Concussion Management

  • Diabetes

  • Asthma

  • Acne treatment

Special Procedures:

  • Skin Excision/Biopsy

  • In-Office ImPACT Testing

  • Circumcision

  • Laceration Repair

  • Chronic Disease Management


MD, University of Washington School of Medicine – graduated 1981
BS, Zoology, Washington State University – graduated 1977 Phi Beta Kappa


Spokane Family Medicine, Spokane WA 1981-1984

Board Certification:

American Board of Family Practice, 1984
Re-certified in 1990, 1996, 2002, and 2009

Professional Memberships:

American Academy of Family Physicians 1984-Current
American Medical Association 1984-Current
Washington State Medical Association 1984-Current
Washington Academy of Family Physicians 1984-Current


2010, Physician Excellence Award – Pullman Regional Hospital

Personal Note:

A lifelong resident of eastern Washington, Dr. Emtman was born in Spokane and went to high school in Quincy. He graduated from the Honors Program at Washington State University in 1977 receiving a BS in Zoology and was elected Phi Beta Kappa. During his undergraduate education at WSU he participated in a volunteer medical/vaccination program Amigos de las Americas and was assigned to two rural villages in Nicaragua during the summer of 1975. Following his undergraduate education he participated in the University of Washington Medical School’s WAMI program which allowed him to spend his 1st year of medical school at WSU. Since finishing Family Practice Residency in 1984 he has practiced in Pullman and has continued as a preceptor for the WAMMI program.

Dr. Emtman has served as the President of the Medical Staff of Pullman Memorial Hospital (now Pullman Regional Hospital) and in 2010 received their Physician’s Excellence Award. Rick and his wife Kathy have two sons and have been active in Boy Scouts, church activities, snow and water sports, and travel.


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