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About Chamindra Konersman, MD

Chamindra Konersman, MD, is a board-certified neurologist at UC San Diego Health. She provides general neurological care to people with a range of neurologic conditions, with an emphasis on neuromuscular diseases. She sees patients with conditions including, inclusion body myositis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, myasthenia gravis, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, periodic paralysis, and all muscular dystrophies.

In addition to her work providing care to adults at UC San Diego Health, Dr. Konersman is a neuromuscular specialist at Rady Children's Hospital.

As an associate professor of neurosciences, Dr. Konersman is involved in training medical students, residents and fellows in neurology. Her research is focused on the diagnosis and treatment of congenital myopathies, congenital muscular dystrophies, and congenital myasthenic syndromes.

Dr. Konersman earned her medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia. She completed her residency in neurology and fellowship in neuromuscular medicine at University of California Los Angeles. Before joining UC San Diego Health, she was a neuromuscular specialist with Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital in Milwaukee, and on the neurological faculty of the Medical College of Wisconsin.

She serves on the scientific advisory board of In-Depth Diagnostics, a non-profit organization that provides free genetic testing for patients with genetic neurological disorders.

UC San Diego Health Links
For more information on neurology at UC San Diego Health, see Neurological Institute.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted

Medical Degree

  • Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

  • UC Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

Fellowship

  • UC Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

Gender

  • Female

Date Joined Staff

  • 2015-01-01

Conditions and Treatments

  • Neurodegenerative Disorders
  • Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Autoimmune Myasthenia (Gravis)
  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy
  • Channel Disorders
  • Congenital Muscular Dystrophy
  • Congenital Myopathies
  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
  • Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy
  • Hereditary IBM Muscular Dystrophy
  • Hereditary Motor Neuropathies
  • Inflammatory Myopathies
  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy
  • Metabolic Myopathies
  • Metachromatic and Krabbe Leukodystrophies
  • Neuromuscular Junction Disorders
  • Sensory Neuropathies
  • Toxic Myopathies and Neuropathies
  • Congenital Myasthenic Syndromes
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Inflammatory Neuropathies
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted