Vinay Chaudhry, MD

James Howard Professor of Neurology; Chief, Division of Neuromuscular Disorders; Vice Chair, Faculty Affairs

UNC Health Provider

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Specialties

Neurology
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMClosed Today Closed Today
Accepting New Patients

Location Information

UNC Hospitals Neurology Clinic
300 Meadowmont Village Circle
Suite 202
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
US
On Public Transportation, Handicap Accessible
Phone:
Fax:
(984) 974-2285

Hours

Day of the WeekHours
Monday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

About the Provider

Specialties

  • Neurology

Subspecialties

  • Neuromuscular Disorders

Provider Details

Type: Clinician, Researcher
Gender: Male

About Vinay Chaudhry, MD

I strive to provide timely, patient-centered, highest quality medical care in a safe and equitable environment. Patient participation in decision-making and communications with all members of the healthcare team are essential in my practice. My combined training in internal medicine and over 30 years of practice in neurology, neuromuscular medicine, and neurophysiology (nerve conduction and EMG) places me in a unique position to provide compre...
I strive to provide timely, patient-centered, highest quality medical care in a safe and equitable environment. Patient participation in decision-making and communications with all members of the healthcare team are essential in my practice. My combined training in internal medicine and over 30 years of practice in neurology, neuromuscular medicine, and neurophysiology (nerve conduction and EMG) places me in a unique position to provide comprehensive care to patients with neuromuscular disorders.

UNC Health Affiliations

  • UNC Hospitals

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi

Medical School

  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1980

Residency

  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, 1984 - 1985
  • Area: Neurology

Fellowship

  • Johns Hopkins University, 1987 - 1989
  • Area: Neuromuscular Diseases

Master of Business Administration

  • Johns Hopkins University, 2009
  • Area: Business of Medicine-Executive MBA

Residency and Chief Residency

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1985 - 1987
  • Area: Neurology

Certifications

  • Neurology, Board Certified, 1989
  • Psychiatry and Neurology-Neuromuscular Medicine, Board Certified, 2006
  • Psychiatry and Neurology-Clinical Neurophysiology, Board Certified, 1992
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Board Certified, 1989
Research: Clinical trials in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), immune-mediated and chemotherapy-induced neuropathies, and myasthenia gravis. Clinical procedures: Nerve conduction studies (NCS), electromyography (EMG, quantitative EMG, and single fiber EMG) and phrenic nerve-diaphragm evaluations. Research procedures: Motor unit counts, motor unit number index (MUNIX), and neuronal excitability studies.
Diagnosis and management of neuromuscular disorders: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), motor neuron diseases, radiculopathies, brachial plexopathies, lumbosacral plexopathies, peripheral neuropathies including toxic neuropathies [such as chemotherapy-induced neuropathy (CIPN)] and immune-mediated neuropathies [such as Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS), chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) and multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN)], myasthenia gravis, Lambert Eaton myasthenia syndrome, and inherited and inflammatory myopathies.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Commercial Plans (Other than Aetna Whole Health)
  • Aetna Whole Health (Tier 2)
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage Plans (Other than Aetna Prime HMO)
  • AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina Medicaid
  • BCBSNC Commercial Plans
  • North Carolina State Employees Health Benefit Plan (Active employees)
  • BCBSNC Blue Home with UNC Health Alliance
  • BCBSNC Medicare Advantage (Other than Experience Health)
  • Healthy Blue Medicaid
  • Carolina Complete Health Medicaid (Centene)
  • Cigna Commercial Plans (Other than Cigna Connect)
  • Cigna Secure Medicare Advantage
  • Contigo Health Plan (WakeMed employees only)
  • Humana Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Humana Medicare Private Fee-for-Service
  • North Carolina State Employee Health Benefit Plan (Medicare Advantage for retirees)
  • Liberty Advantage Medicare Advantage
  • MedCost PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Commercial Plans
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage
  • UnitedHealthcare Exchange (ACA) Plans
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan Medicaid
  • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
  • WellCare of North Carolina Medicaid
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