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Tae Chung, M.D.

Tae Hwan Chung, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Languages: English, Korean

Expertise: Dermatomyositis, Electrodiagnostic Medicine (EMG), Inclusion Body Myositis, Motor Neuron Diseases, Myositis, Neuromuscular Disease, Neuromuscular Medicine, Neuromuscular Pathology, Peripheral Neuropathies, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation more

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Appointment Phone: 410-614-3234

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-6962


Dr. Tae Hwan Chung is an assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation and neurology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include neuromuscular disorders and physical medicine and rehabilitation.


With combined training in neuromuscular medicine and in physical medicine and rehabilitation, Dr. Chung is uniquely positioned to provide a wide range of services, including diagnosis of various neuromuscular conditions, electrodiagnostic procedures, neuromuscular pathology, immune treatments and rehabilitative treatments. Clinically, Dr. Chung is particularly interested in rehabilitative treatments and therapeutic exercise of various neuromuscular diseases, such as myositis, peripheral neuropathy and motor neuron diseases. Dr. Chung runs a multidisciplinary rehabilitation clinic with the Johns Hopkins neuromuscular rehabilitation team, which he helped develop with physical, occupational and speech therapists, who are dedicated to helping patients with rare neuromuscular diseases. 

Note for patients: If you were scheduled with Dr. Chung through the Myositis Center, please use this contact number: (410) 550-6962.

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  • Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology

Centers & Institutes



  • MD, The Catholic University of Korea (2002)


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (2011)


  • Kennedy Krieger Institute / Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Neuromuscular Medicine (2014)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab / Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (2012)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr Chung investigates the effects of aging on the neuromuscular system in collaboration with his mentors in geriatric medicine and neurology.

Selected Publications

Chung T, Christopher-Stine L, Paik JJ, Corse A, Mammen AL. The composition of cellular infiltrates in anti-HMG-CoA reductase-associated myopathy. Muscle Nerve. 2015 Aug;52(2):189-95

Mammen AL, Chung T, Christopher-Stine L, Rosen P, Rosen A, Casciola-Rosen LA. Autoantibodies against 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme a reductase (HMGCR) in patients with statin-associated autoimmune myopathy. Arthritis Rheum. 2011 Mar;63(3):713-21.

Christopher-Stine L, Casciola-Rosen L, Hong G, Chung T, Corse A, Mammen AL. A novel autoantibody recognizing 200 and 100 kDa proteins is associated with an immune-mediated necrotizing myopathy. Arthritis Rheum. 2010 Sep;62(9):2757-66

Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Diagnosing Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome | Restore (Fall 2017)

POTS: A Little-Known Cause of Extreme Fatigue | Johns Hopkins Medicine (Fall 2017)

New Thinking on Myositis Rehabilitation | Restore (Spring 2015)

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