Nancy Kuntz, MD, FAAN

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Professor Kuntz is a child neurologist with additional board certifications in Pediatrics, Electrodiagnostic Medicine and Autonomic Medicine.  She is Medical Director of the Mazza Foundation Neuromuscular Disorders Program, the PPMD Duchenne Care Center and the MDA Care Center at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.   Dr. Kuntz is interested in early diagnosis of neuromuscular disorders and the development of less invasive methods of neuromuscular diagnosis in children such as electrical impedance myometry, ultrasound, nerve excitability and motor unit mapping.  She serves as site Principal Investigator in a number of natural history and clinical treatment trials for neuromuscular disorders including spinal muscular atrophy, Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophies and X-linked myotubular myopathy. Dr. Kuntz is a Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology at the Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois.


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