Tae Chung, MD
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.
- Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- Assistant Professor of Neurology
- 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)
- 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