Peter Karachunski
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Credentials
MD

Associate Professor
Clinical Director, Paul and Sheila Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Center
Director, Neuromuscular Pathology Laboratory
Biography

Bio

Dr. Karachunski is board certified neurologist with special qualification in pediatric neurology. He is specializing in neuromuscular medicine. Dr. Karachunski is a director of comprehensive multidisciplinary Muscular Dystrophy Association Care Center. Dr. Karachunski treats adult and pediatric patients with variety of neuromuscular disorders including muscular dystrophies and related disorders, spinal muscular atrophies, hereditary polyneuropathies, myasthenia gravis and myositis. He directs clinical research unit at the Paul and Sheila Wellstone muscular dystrophy center.

Research Interests
Pediatric Neurology
Neuromuscular medicine
Electromyography
Neuromuscular pathology

Clinical Summary

Specialties: Muscular Dystrophy, Neuromuscular Medicine, Nerve and Muscle Pathology, EMG

Education

MD, State Medical University

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Muscular Dystrophy Association Fellowship, Clinical Research and Neuromuscular Medicine, Fellowship
University of Minnesota
Fellowship, Clinical Neurophysiology, Fellowship
University of Minnesota
Residency, Pediatric Neurology, Residency
University of Minnesota
Residency, Pediatric Neurology, Residency
1st Children's Hospital
Moscow

Licensures and Certifications

Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Neuromuscular Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Honors and Recognition

Humanitarian Award, Muscular Dystrophy Association
2011

Languages

Russian
Contact

Contact

Address

12-100 PWB
516 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Contact

Clinic

Discovery & Explorer Pediatric Clinics: 612-365-6777
Neurology Central Line: 612-626-6688
Adult EMG Clinic (Minneapolis CSC): 612-626-6680

Academic Administrative Assistant

Hope Amundsen
amund579@umn.edu