Peter Karachunski, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology

Peter Karachunski

Contact Info

Lab Phone 612-626-4703

Office Address:
Malcom Moos Health Sciences Tower

Mailing Address:
420 Delaware ST SE
MMC; 295 Mayo
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Hope Amundsen

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Administrative Fax Number

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology

Clinical Director, Paul and Sheila Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Center

Director, Neuromuscular Pathology Laboratory, Department of Neurology

Pediatric Neurologist

MD, Russian State Medical University, Moscow

Pediatric Neurology Residency, Children's Hospital - Moscow

Pediatric Neurology Residency, University of Minnesota Medical Center

University of Minnesota Amplatz Children's Hospital (Clinical Research, Neuromuscular, Clinical Neurophysiology)


Dr. Karachunski is an Assistant Professor who has extensive training in clinical neurology in which he has received board certification with special expertise in pediatric neurology. He also received certification in neuromuscular medicine which allowed him to develop special expertise in clinical management of patients with various muscle disorders. This expertise positions him well in a collaborative effort and especially translating novel therapeutic approaches for treatment of muscular dystrophies. In addition, he has received training in clinical research at the University of Minnesota Clinical School of Public Health, which was a part of his fellowship awarded  by Muscular Dystrophy Association. 


Nerve and Muscle Pathology

Neuromuscular Medicine

Pediatric Neuromuscular Disorders                             

Awards & Recognition

Muscular Dystrophy Association Humanitarian Award,    2011 


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  • Muscular Dystrophy Neuromuscular Medicine Nerve and Muscle Pathology EMG  

Board Certifications

Diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with certification in neurology with special qualification in Child Neurology, Neuromuscular medicine - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology certification, Clinical Neurophysiology, Pediatrics