- ABMS Certification:
- 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
- Associate Professor
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.
- Unicamp (Faculdade de Ciências Médicas)
- Thomas Jefferson University Hospital