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Jessica Nance, M.D., M.S.

Jessica Rose Nance, M.D., M.S.

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  • Assistant Professor of Neurology

Languages: English, German


Charcot Marie Tooth Disease (CMT), Muscular Dystrophies, Myopathy, Neurology, Pediatric Brachial Plexus, Peripheral Neuropathies, Spinal Muscular Atrophy more

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-4259
600 N. Wolfe Street
Rangos, Room 248
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-502-2227

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 410-955-4259
601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-502-2227


Dr. Jessica Nance, treats pediatric patients with neuromuscular disorders, muscular dystrophies, congenital and metabolic myopathies, Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease, peripheral neuropathy, spinal muscular atrophy, pediatric brachial plexus and hypotonia.

She has cultivated expertise in the diagnosis and management of inherited neuromuscular diseases through her experience at he National Institutes of Health with Dr. Carsten Bonnemann and in the Johns Hopkins Pediatric Neuromuscular Clinic with Dr. Tom Crawford. After completing a fellowship in neuromuscular disorders at Johns Hopkins, she is now a part of the Johns Hopkins Division of Pediatric Neurology where she will continue working in the Pediatric Neuromuscular Clinic with Dr. Crawford. 

She received her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and completed residency training in Pediatrics and Child Neurology at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. more


  • Assistant Professor of Neurology

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Indiana University School of Medicine (2007)


  • Pediatrics; Children's National Hospital (2009)
  • Pediatric Neurology; Children's National Hospital (2012)


  • Neuromuscular Medicine; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2014)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology/Special Child Neurology) (2012)

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Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Gene Therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, NeuroLogic (Winter 2021)

New Faculty Focusing on Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Pediatric Neuro News (Winter 2015)

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