Kurt Kimpinski, MD, PhD, BSc


Associate Professor of Neurology, Western University
Office: London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital C7-131A
Phone: 519-663-3337
Secretary: Kim Masseo



Bio Sketch

Dr. Kurt Kimpinski joined the Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences at Western University in 2010. He works within the Neuromuscular group. Dr. Kimpinski obtained his MD from Dalhousie University and specialized in neurology at Queens University before undertaking neuromuscular fellowships at London ON, and the Mayo Clinic at Rochester, MN.

Dr. Kimpinski has specific interests in peripheral neuropathy and runs a regular inflammatory and hereditary neuropathy clinic in London. This clinic sees a wide range of patients with neuropathy including a large group of patients with CIDP and GBS. Dr. Kimpinski's clinic offers Quantitative Sensory Testing and Clinical Autonomic Testing as well as Nerve Conduction Studies/Electromyography through the EMG lab at the University Hospital in London, ON.

Medical Interests



Autonomic function

Honours and Awards

  • 2009, Elected Member, Mayo Clinic Alumni Association
  • 1998, Fellow, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Memorial University
  • 1998, Coleman Award, Memorial University
  • 1994, Dean's List, University of Prince Edward Island


PubMed Publications Listing


Gilmore KJ, Allen MD, Doherty TJ, Kimpinski K, Rice CL. Electrophysiological and neuromuscular stability of persons with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy. Muscle Nerve. 2017 Sep;56(3):413-420. doi: 10.1002/mus.25516. Epub 2017 Mar 23. PMID: 27997686

Baker J, Kimpinski K. Management of Supine Hypertension Complicating Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension. CNS Drugs. 2017 Aug;31(8):653-663. doi: 10.1007/s40263-017-0453-9. PubMed PMID: 28702747.

Berger MJ, Kimpinski K, Currie KD, Nouraei H, Sadeghi M, Krassioukov AV. Multi-Domain Assessment of Autonomic Function in Spinal Cord Injury Using a Modified Autonomic Reflex Screen. J Neurotrauma. 2017 Jul 21. doi: 10.1089/neu.2016.4888. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28537464

 Baker J, Kimpinski K. Management of Supine Hypertension Complicating Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension. CNS Drugs. 2017 Jul 12. doi: 10.1007/s40263-017-0453-9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28702747.

Racosta JM, Sposato LA, Kimpinski K. Subcutaneous versus intravenous immunoglobulin for chronic autoimmune neuropathies: A meta-analysis. Muscle Nerve. 2017 Jun;55(6):802-809. doi: 10.1002/mus.25409. Epub 2017 Feb 9. Review. PMID: 27649063

Dayal AM, Kimpinski K, Fraser JA. Optic Neuritis in Guillain-Barre Syndrome. Can J Neurol Sci. 2017 Jul;44(4):449-451. doi: 10.1017/cjn.2016.452. Epub 2017 Feb 1. No abstract available. PMID: 28143630

Allen MD, Doherty TJ, Rice CL, Kimpinski K. Reply to Drs. Sacco et al.  J Appl Physiol (1985). 2017 Jun 1;122(6):1525. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00330.2017. No abstract available. PMID: 28637834

Dayal AM, Jenkins ME, Jog MS, Kimpinski K, MacDonald P, Gofton TE. Palliative Care Discussions in Multiple System Atrophy: A Retrospective Review. Can J Neurol Sci. 2017 May;44(3):276-282. doi: 10.1017/cjn.2016.439. Epub 2017 Feb 7. PMID: 28166857

Takahashi S, Chum M, Kimpinski K. Electrodiagnostic Characterization of Hereditary Neuropathy With Liability to Pressure Palsies. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis. 2017 Mar;18(3):119-124. doi: 10.1097/CND.0000000000000152. PMID: 28221301