Dr. Dewey is a Professor in the Department of Neurology and Director of the Clinical Center for Movement Disorders at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He serves as a mentor in the medical student Colleges program at UT Southwestern Medical School.
Dr. Dewey earned his medical degree with high honors from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas where he was named a President’s Scholar and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society in his junior year. He completed his medical internship at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Houston, Texas, and his neurology residency at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Dewey then completed a movement disorders fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota and Scottsdale, Arizona. Dr. Dewey is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, and a Fellow of the American Neurological Association.
He has received several notable honors throughout his medical career, including America’s Top Physicians, Best Doctors in America, Texas Super Doctors, Guide to America’s Top Physicians, D Magazine Best Doctors in Dallas, HealthGrades Five-Star Doctor, and US News and World Report Top Doctors.
Dr. Dewey has been an invited speaker participating in over 100 lectures and presentations on an international, national, regional, and local level. He has written and contributed to book chapters, educational materials, abstracts, and articles for such journals as Archives of Neurology, Neurology, Clinical Neuropharmacology, Neurosurgery, Movement Disorders, and Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology. His primary research interests are in the areas of new therapeutics, biomarker discovery, and disease modification of Parkinson disease.
- Medical School
- Baylor College of Medicine (1989)
- St. Joseph's Hospital (1990), Transitional Internship
- Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education (1993), Neurology
- Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education (1994), Movement Disorders
- Biomarker discovery in Parkinson disease
- Disease modifying drug development in Parkinson disease
- Therapeutics and disease mechanisms in disorders of the basal ganglia
- Effect of Urate-Elevating Inosine on Early Parkinson Disease Progression: The SURE-PD3 Randomized Clinical Trial.
- Schwarzschild MA, Ascherio A, Casaceli C, Curhan GC, Fitzgerald R, Kamp C, Lungu C, Macklin EA, Marek K, Mozaffarian D, Oakes D, Rudolph A, Shoulson I, Videnovic A, Scott B, Gauger L, Aldred J, Bixby M, Ciccarello J, Gunzler SA, Henchcliffe C, Brodsky M, Keith K, Hauser RA, Goetz C, LeDoux MS, Hinson V, Kumar R, Espay AJ, Jimenez-Shahed J, Hunter C, Christine C, Daley A, Leehey M, de Marcaida JA, Friedman JH, Hung A, Bwala G, Litvan I, Simon DK, Simuni T, Poon C, Schiess MC, Chou K, Park A, Bhatti D, Peterson C, Criswell SR, Rosenthal L, Durphy J, Shill HA, Mehta SH, Ahmed A, Deik AF, Fang JY, Stover N, Zhang L, Dewey RB, Gerald A, Boyd JT, Houston E, Suski V, Mosovsky S, Cloud L, Shah BB, Saint-Hilaire M, James R, Zauber SE, Reich S, Shprecher D, Pahwa R, Langhammer A, LaFaver K, LeWitt PA, Kaminski P, Goudreau J, Russell D, Houghton DJ, Laroche A, Thomas K, McGraw M, Mari Z, Serrano C, Blindauer K, Rabin M, Kurlan R, Morgan JC, Soileau M, Ainslie M, Bodis-Wollner I, Schneider RB, Waters C, Ratel AS, Beck CA, Bolger P, Callahan KF, Crotty GF, Klements D, Kostrzebski M, McMahon GM, Pothier L, Waikar SS, Lang A, Mestre T, JAMA 2021 09 326 10 926-939
- Predicting Parkinson's disease trajectory using clinical and neuroimaging baseline measures.
- Nguyen KP, Raval V, Treacher A, Mellema C, Yu FF, Pinho MC, Subramaniam RM, Dewey RB, Montillo AA, Parkinsonism Relat Disord 2021 Mar 85 44-51
- Oral Levodopa Formulation Does Not Affect Progression of Parkinson Disease.
- Sethi A, Dilwali S, McCreary M, Dewey RB, Clin Neuropharmacol 2021 Feb
- Probable REM Sleep Behavior Disorder Is a Risk Factor for Symptom Progression in Parkinson Disease.
- Barasa A, Wang J, Dewey RB, Front Neurol 2021 12 651157
- Lateralization of Motor Signs Affects Symptom Progression in Parkinson Disease.
- Elkurd M, Wang J, Dewey RB, Front Neurol 2021 12 711045
- Advanced MRI techniques for transcranial high intensity focused ultrasound targeting.
- Shah BR, Lehman VT, Kaufmann TJ, Blezek D, Waugh J, Imphean D, Yu FF, Patel TR, Chitnis S, Dewey RB, Maldjian JA, Chopra R, Brain 2020 Jun
- Prediction of Individual Progression Rate in Parkinson's Disease Using Clinical Measures and Biomechanical Measures of Gait and Postural Stability.
- Raval V, Nguyen KP, Gerald A, Dewey RB, Montillo A, Proc IEEE Int Conf Acoust Speech Signal Process 2020 May 2020 1319-1323
- Characterization of Parkinson's disease using blood-based biomarkers: A multicohort proteomic analysis.
- Posavi M, Diaz-Ortiz M, Liu B, Swanson CR, Skrinak RT, Hernandez-Con P, Amado DA, Fullard M, Rick J, Siderowf A, Weintraub D, McCluskey L, Trojanowski JQ, Dewey RB, Huang X, Chen-Plotkin AS, PLoS Med. 2019 Oct 16 10 e1002931
- Parkinson's disease biomarkers: perspective from the NINDS Parkinson's Disease Biomarkers Program.
- Gwinn K, David KK, Swanson-Fischer C, Albin R, Hillaire-Clarke CS, Sieber BA, Lungu C, Bowman FD, Alcalay RN, Babcock D, Dawson TM, Dewey RB, Foroud T, German D, Huang X, Petyuk V, Potashkin JA, Saunders-Pullman R, Sutherland M, Walt DR, West AB, Zhang J, Chen-Plotkin A, Scherzer CR, Vaillancourt DE, Rosenthal LS Biomark Med 2017 May 11 6 451-473
- Developing a Deep Brain Stimulation Neuromodulation Network for Parkinson Disease, Essential Tremor, and Dystonia: Report of a Quality Improvement Project.
- Dewey RB, O'Suilleabhain PE, Sanghera M, Patel N, Khemani P, Lacritz LH, Chitnis S, Whitworth LA, Dewey RB PLoS ONE 2016 11 10 e0164154
Handbook of Movement Disorders
Chitnis, S and Dewey, Jr., RB (Ed.) (2011). Oxford University Press
Honors & Awards
- U.S. News and World Report "Top Doctors"
- D Magazine Best Doctors
- Texas Superdoctors
Texas Monthly Magazine (2007-2019)
- Best Doctors in America
- Neurology teaching award
for excellence in teaching residents and medical students (1995)
- Alpha Omega Alpha
Baylor College of Medicine (1988)
- Phi Beta Kappa
Duke University (1984)
- Fellow, American Neurological Association (2006)
- Fellow, American Academy of Neurology (1991)
- Dallas County Medical Society
- Movement Disorders Society
- Parkinson Study Group
- Texas Medical Association