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Crystal Proud, MD, PhD

Healthcare Professionals
Pediatric Neurology
Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters
850 Southampton Ave
Norfolk, Virginia, United States

Dr. Proud is a board-certified pediatric neuromuscular neurologist. She has expertise in caring for children with spinal muscular atrophy, Charcot Marie Tooth neuropathy, muscular dystrophies, congenital myopathies, and myasthenia gravis.

Dr. Proud received subspecialty training at Stanford University in both child neurology and pediatric neuromuscular neurology, participating in clinical research trials for children with muscular dystrophy and SMA. She has continued this interest at CHKD, where CHKD has research opportunities for children with various neuromuscular conditions.

Dr. Proud works collaboratively with many subspecialists to provide the best care for children with nerve and muscle disease. She has seen a remarkable optimism and new hope for effective treatments in children affected by these diagnoses and works with great compassion and enthusiasm with families in clinic.


Representative Publications:

Nusinersen Versus Sham Control in Infantile-Onset Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Expert Recommendations and Clinical Considerations in the Use of Onasemnogene Abeparvovec Gene Therapy for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Nusinersen Versus Sham Control in Later-Onset Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Characterization of Adult Patients With SMA Treated in US Hospital Settings: A Natural History Study in the Premier Healthcare Database