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Peter Karachunski, MD
Department of Neurology
University of Minnesota Medical School
420 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Dr. Karachunski is a University of Minnesota physician and an assistant professor of neurology at the University of Minnesota. He holds extensive training in clinical neurology with special expertise in pediatric neurology. He is also the Clinical Director of Paul and Sheila Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Center at the University of Minnesota.
Dr. Karachunski specializes in “translating novel therapeutic approaches” for the treatment of different muscular dystrophies. His clinical expertise focuses on nerve and muscle pathology, neuromuscular medicine and pediatric neuromuscular disorders. His research interests include Duchene muscular dystrophy, children with myotonic dystrophy, myotonic dystrophies types 1 and 2, and pediatric fascioscapulohumerol muscular dystrophy.
Recently Dr. Karachunski was the principal investigator of a study entitled “Bone health in Duchene muscular dystrophy” and a study involving the treatment of ambulant boys with Duchene muscular dystrophy.
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