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Christyn Edmundson, MD

Christyn Edmundson, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology

Dr. Edmundson is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Neurology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Neurology, 2016

Clinical Expertise:

  • Amyloid Neuropathy
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Autoimmune Neuropathy
  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy
  • Charcot Marie Tooth Disease (CMT)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP)
  • Congenital Myopathies
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Electromyography
  • Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy
  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS)
  • Inclusion Body Myositis
  • Kennedy'S Disease
  • Lambert-Eaton Syndrome
  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy
  • Lumbosacral Plexus Lesion
  • Motor Neuron Disease
  • Muscular Diseases
  • Muscular Disorders
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  • Myopathies
  • Myositis
  • Myotonia
  • Myotonia Congenita
  • Myotonic Dystrophy
  • Nemaline Myopathy
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Neuromuscular Therapy
  • Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Peroneal Muscular Atrophy
  • Peroneal Neuropathy
  • Plexopathy
  • Primary Lateral Sclerosis
  • Progressive Muscular Atrophy
  • Small Fiber Neuropathy
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Tibial Neuropathy
  • Toxic Myopathy
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
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Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oscar Health Plan of PA
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital


American Academy of Neurology, National American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, National Muscle Study Group, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Edmundson is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Quinn C, Edmundson C, Dahodwala N, Elman L.: A Reliable and Efficient Scale to Assess Upper Motor Neuron Disease Burden in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Muscle and Nerve. doi: 10.1002/mus.26764. : 2019.

Edmundson C, Guidon AC.: Eculizumab: A Complementary addition to existing long-term therapies for myasthenia gravis. Muscle and Nerve 60 (1): 7-9,2019.

Edmundson C, Bird SJ.: Acute Manifestations of Neuromuscular Disease. Seminars in Neurology 39 (1): 115-124,2019.

Noah Levinson and Christyn Edmundson: Demyelinating Neuropathies Decision Making in Adult Neurology : 2019.

Christyn Edmundson: Neuromuscular Junction Disorder Diagnosis Decision Making in Adult Neurology : 2019.

Noah Levinson and Christyn Edmundson: Lumbosacral Plexopathies Decision Making in Adult Neurology : 2019.

Diana C. Lee, Lois Dankwa, Christyn Edmundson, David R. Cornblath, and Steven S. Scherer: Yield of next-generation neuropathy gene panels in axonal neuropathies Journal of the Peripheral Nervous System : 2019.

Edmundson C, Salajegheh K.: Myasthenia Gravis in Women Neurology and Psychiatry of Women: A Guide to Gender-based Issues in Evaluation, Diagnosis, and Treatment. : 2019.

Christyn Edmundson: Myasthenia Gravis Treatment Decision Making in Adult Neurology : 2019.

Edmundson C, Guidon AC.: Neuromuscular Disorders in Pregnancy. Seminars in Neurology. 37 (6): 643-652,2017.

Academic Contact Info

3400 Spruce Street
3 West Gates

Philadelphia, PA 119125
Phone: (215) 662-3606
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)