Dr. Dewey is a Professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics 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
- Therapeutics and disease mechanisms in disorders of the basal ganglia
- Automated gait and balance parameters diagnose and correlate with severity in Parkinson disease.
- Dewey DC, Miocinovic S, Bernstein I, Khemani P, Dewey RB, Querry R, Chitnis S, Dewey RB J. Neurol. Sci. 2014 Jul
- Motor symptoms at onset of Parkinson disease and risk for cognitive impairment and depression.
- Dewey RB, Taneja A, McClintock SM, Cullum CM, Dewey RB, Bernstein I, Husain MM Cogn Behav Neurol 2012 Sep 25 3 115-20
- Pathological gambling in PD: did the devil make me do it?
- Dewey RB Neurology 2010 Nov 75 19 1668-9
- Cardiac valve regurgitation with pergolide compared with nonergot agonists in Parkinson disease.
- Dewey RB, Reimold SC, O'Suilleabhain PE Arch. Neurol. 2007 Mar 64 3 377-80
- A randomized, double-blind, futility clinical trial of creatine and minocycline in early Parkinson disease.
- Neurology 2006 Mar 66 5 664-71
- Practice Parameter: Therapies for essential tremor, Report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology
- Zesiewicz TA, Elble R, Louis ED, Hauser RA, Sullivan KL, Dewey RB Jr., Ondo WG, Gronseth GS, Weiner WJ. Neurology 2005 64 2008-2020
- A randomized trial of amantadine in Huntington's disease
- O'Suilleabhain PE, Dewey RB Jr. Arch Neurol 2003 60 996-998
- A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial of subcutaneously-injected apomorphine for Parkinsonian off-states
- Dewey RB Jr, Hutton, JT, LeWitt PA, Factor SA. Arch Neurol 2001 58 1385-1392
- Treatment of drug-induced psychosis with quetiapine and clozapine in Parkinson's disease
- Dewey RB Jr, O'Suilleabhain PE Neurology 2000 55 1753-1754
- Clinical Outcome of Unilateral Stereotactic Pallidotomy without Microelectrode Recording for Intractable Parkinson's Disease.
- Dewey RB Jr, Giller CA, Broline SK, Mendelsohn DB, Lacritz LH, Cullum CM. Parkinsonism Rel Dis 2000 6 7-16
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 (2007-2013)
- 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