Anelyssa D'Abreu

Anelyssa D'Abreu, MD

Division:
General Neurology Appointment
Department:
Neurology
Primary Location:
Adult Neurology Clinic

4th Floor

1221 Lee St.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Directions

Expertise

ABMS Certification:
Neurology
Research Interests:

Sustainable alternative healthcare models for elderly patients with neurodegenerative disorders, and caregiver care

Clinical Practice:
Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, Lewy Body Disease, Parkinson's Disease

About

Title:
Associate Professor
Biography

Anelyssa D’Abreu, MD, is a neurologist who specializes in geriatric neurology and movement disorders, caring for elderly patients with neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, Lewy body dementia, Parkinson’s disease, and dementia. Her primary research interest is the study of healthcare delivery models to improve care for patients and families affected by these disorders.

Originally from Brazil, D’Abreu moved to attend medical school in Sao Paulo at the University of Campinas (Unicamp). She came to the U.S. to complete her residency training at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. D’Abreau then pursued a fellowship in geriatric neurology at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.

D’Abreu has two college-age sons and one daughter, as well as two cats. In her free time, she enjoys reading, watching movies, walking, yoga, and cooking.

Education

Primary:
Unicamp (Faculdade de Ciências Médicas)
Residency:
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital