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Samuel Palpant, MD is an Internal Medicine doctor in Spokane, WA specializing in Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, and is faculty at the Spokane Internal Medicine Residency Program.

Samuel D. Palpant, MD Providence-employed provider


Internal Medicine

Board Certification

Internal Medicine (ABIM), Tropical Medicine & Health (England)

Spokane Teaching Health Clinic
624 E Front Ave.
Spokane, WA 99202
P: (509) 626-9900
F: (509) 626-9917

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Parasitology and Tropical Medicine


Medical School

Temple Medical School, Philadelphia, PA


Internal Medicine; Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program, affiliated hospitals - Tucson, AZ


Internal Medicine; Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program, affiliated hospitals


Infectious Diseases; University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine - Liverpool, England


Awards & Achievements

  • Alpha Epsilon Delta (Premedical Honor Society)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (Medical Honor Society)
  • WWAMI Excellence in Teaching Award - University of Washington, 1999
  • Spokane Physician/Citizen of the Year - Spokane County Medical Society, 2001
  • Golden Apple Teaching Award – University of WA School of Medicine MEDEX NW, 2006
  • Golden Deeds Award for volunteer service Spokane, WA – Exchange Club of Spokane, 2010
  • Teacher of the Year – WWAMI Spokane, University of Washington School of Medicine, 2011, 2012, 2013


  • "A Tradition of Serving the Poor"
    Spokane County Medical Society’s The Message; page 8, May 2010
  • "Spokane Physicians Sponsor Children in East Africa"
    Spokane County Medical Society's The Message; page 10, May 2012

Professional Organizations

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Washington
  • Christian Medical & Dental Association
  • Washington State Medical Association
  • Spokane County Medical Society



  • Volunteer Physician, Christ Clinic - Spokane, WA
  • Microbiology Teacher, Spokane WWAMI Campus - University of Washington/Washington State University
  • Faculty Advisor, Global Health Interest Group - Spokane WWAMI Campus
  • Faculty Advisor, Christian Medical & Dental Association - Spokane WWAMI Campus
  • Medical Informatics Committee, Spokane County Medical Society - Spokane, WA
  • EW Physician Health and Wellness Committee, Sacred Heart Medical Center - Spokane, WA

Medical Interests

  • Parasitology
  • Tropical Medicine & Global Health
  • Medical Informatics

Personal Interests

  • Children and Grandchildren
  • Birds
  • Woodwork