Chamindra Konersman, MD, is a board-certified neurologist at UC San Diego Health System. 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, Guillian-Barre 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 System, Dr. Konersman is a neuromuscular specialist at Rady Children’s Hospital.
As an assistant professor of neurosciences, Dr. Konersman is involved in training medical students, resident 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 System, she was a neuromuscular specialist with Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital in Milwaukee, and on the neurological faculty of the Medical College of Wisconsin.