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Tae Chung, M.D.
Tae Hwan Chung, M.D.
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, Orthostatic Intolerance, Peripheral Neuropathies, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) ...read more
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Dr. Tae Hwan Chung is an assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation and neurology at Johns Hopkins. His areas of training and expertise include neuromuscular disorders and physical medicine and rehabilitation.
Thanks to his diverse background, Dr. Chung is uniquely positioned to diagnose and treat a variety of neuromuscular conditions and pathology by using electrodiagnostic procedures and immune and rehabilitative treatments. Dr. Chung is particularly interested in rehabilitative treatments and therapeutic exercise for 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.
If you've been referred to Dr. Chung to address postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), please note that his POTS clinic is in Lutherville at the Green Spring Station.
If you would like to make a contribution using a credit card to support the Neuromuscular and Myositis Rehabilitation Program, please visit our secure online giving page by clicking here.
- 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)
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Neuromuscular Medicine (2014)
- Kennedy Krieger Institute / Spinal Cord Injury Medicine (2014)
- American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab / Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (2012)
Research & Publications
Dr Chung investigates the effects of aging on the neuromuscular system in collaboration with his mentors in geriatric medicine and neurology.
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
Myositis & Neuromuscular Diseases: Treatment and Rehabilitation Options
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)