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Grace Chen Kimbaris, MD

Grace Chen Kimbaris, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology

Dr. Kimbaris is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Neurology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Neurology, 2015
  • Neuromuscular Medicine, 2015

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abnormal Reflexes
  • Arm Weakness
  • Balance Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Botox for Migraines
  • Brachial Plexus Injury
  • Charcot Marie Tooth Disease (CMT)
  • Cranial Nerve Injuries
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Epilepsy
  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS)
  • Headache
  • Leg Numbness
  • Leg Weakness
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  • Nerve Root Pain
  • Nervous System Disorders
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Neuropathy
  • Numbness
  • Paraplegia
  • Paresthesia
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Tingling
  • Unsteady Gait
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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
  • 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: Boston University School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American Academy of Neurology, National American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Kimbaris 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:

Hamedani AG, McLane HC, Kimbaris G, Jacobs DA, Berger JR.: CSF pleocytosis and syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion in Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease Neurol Clin Pract : 2016.

Shen GC, Elman L, Dahodwala N, Almasy K, Kelly M, McCluskey L.: Investigating the relationship between length of stay in hospice care and rates of change on ALS FRS-R and FVC in patients with ALS Annual Conference of the American Academy of Neurology 82 (10): 2015.

Chan D, Citro A, Cordy J, Shen GC, Wolozin B.: Rac1 Protein Rescues Neurite Retraction Caused by G2019S Leucine-Rich Repeat Kinase 2 (LRRK2) J Biol. Chem. 208 (18): 16140-49,2011.

Hsu CH, Chan D, Greggio E, Sarah S, Guillily MD, Ferree A, Raghavan K, Shen GC, Segal L, Ryu H, Cookson MR, Wolozin B.: MKK6 binds and regulates expression of Parkinson’s disease related protein LRRK2 J Neurochem. 2010 Mar;112(6):1593-604. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-4159.2010.06568.x. Epub 2010 Jan 7. 6 (112): 1593-604,2010.

Academic Contact Info

Pennsylvania Hospital Neurology
330 S. 9th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 829-6500
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)