Dr. Deeb developed interest in clinical research focusing on dystonia (with a funded study through the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation) and Tourette syndrome (multiple internal studies at UF). Training at one of the premiere DBS centers in the USA, he acquired the skills needed for DBS intraoperative recording and postoperative programming. Dr. Wissam Deeb joined the movement division of the neurology department as an Assistant Professor in July 2017.
His primary clinical interest is dystonia (mainly focal dystonia and DBS indications), Tourette syndrome, and Parkinson’s disease. He provides botulinum toxin injections and DBS care
Dr. Deeb is interested in clinical research focusing on physiologic markers of disease processes and progression. He is also interested in the development of wearable sensors and feedback tools.
Dr. Deeb engages in the education of medical students, residents, and fellows as part of their movement disorders rotations in addition to more formal lectures. He edits the monthly department newsletter that focuses on new developments in neurology in addition to the division news.