Chamindra Konersman, M.D.


3020 Children's Way
MC 5009
San Diego, CA 92123




Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA

Rady Children's Specialists

Medical School

Drexel University College of Medicine


Hahnemann University Hospital


University of California Los Angeles


University of California Los Angeles

Board Certifications





Dr. Chamindra Konersman is a neurologist and, since 2015, the director of the multidisciplinary Neuromuscular MDA Clinic at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego. She is also a neuromuscular specialist and an associate professor of neurosciences at UC San Diego.

Dr. Konersman graduated from her neurology residency before completing a fellowship in neuromuscular medicine in adult and pediatric neuromuscular disease at University of California, Los Angeles. She joined the Rady Children's and UC San Diego faculty in 2014. She has special expertise in the evaluation of undiagnosed neuromuscular disorders, with special interest in genetic myopathies, muscular dystrophies and neuropathies. She spends most of her time combining clinical, pathological, electrodiagnostic and genetic information to solve complex neuromuscular cases.

Dr. Konersman actively participates in teaching neurology residents and medical students in clinic and has been awarded many accolades for teaching.

Dr. Konersman's research interests are congenital myopathies and congenital muscular dystrophies. She is working on providing more genotypic-phenotypic tools to arrive at a genetic diagnosis to offer potential treatment options to patients.


An Unusual Case of Statin-Induced Myopathy: Anti-HMGCoA Necrotizing Autoimmune Myopathy.
Nichols L, Pfeifer K, Mammen AL, Shahnoor N, Konersman CG

BAG3 myofibrillar myopathy presenting with cardiomyopathy.
Konersman CG, Bordini BJ, Scharer G, Lawlor MW, Zangwill S, Southern JF, Amos L, Geddes GC, Kliegman R, Collins MP

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