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Anelyssa D'Abreu

Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Virginia

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.


  • –present
    Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Virginia