Anik J. Amin, MD/MBA joined the Department of Neurology at UT Southwestern in January 2020. 

Clinical Interests - Dr. Amin is interested in General Neurology, inpatient Neurohospitalist medicine, and outpatient epilepsy care for underserved populations. He is board certified in Adult Neurology and Epilepsy. 

Research - Dr. Amin has interests in quality improvement (QI), healthcare delivery innovation, cost-effectivness research, and other value-based care initiatives. He looks to promote these concepts within our training programs through didactics, project mentorship, and real-time clinical decision making. Recent projects include reducing avoidable neurological ED visits, improving dizziness care in the ED, and reducing epilepsy clinic no-show rates. 

Trainee Education - Dr. Amin is active in teaching medical students, residents, and allied health students. He is a faculty mentor for the Student Interest Group in Neurology (SIGN). He was the Department of Neurology Resident Teacher of the Year award recipient 2021-2022. 

Affiliations & Awards - Dr. Amin serves on the Parkland Health Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee, as well as the Parkland Neuroscience Performance Improvement & Action Committees. He serves on several UTSW Committees as well. He applies his interests in QI and related fields as the Medical Director of the inpatient General Neurology service at UTSW Clements University Hospital. 


Other Post Graduate Training
Jones Business School at Rice University (2011)
Medical School
Baylor College of Medicine (2011)
Rush University Medical Center (2012), Internal Medicine
Rush University Medical Center (2015), Neurology
University of Washington Medical Center (2016), Clinical Neurophysiology

Research Interest

  • Cost-effectiveness research
  • Delivery Innovation
  • Engaging trainees in QI and other systems-based practice issues
  • Epilepsy/EEG
  • Quality Improvement


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder Resembling Wernicke's Encephalopathy: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.
Lynch S, Saez Calveras N, Amin A, Neurohospitalist 2024 Apr 14 2 213-217
Characterization of potentially avoidable neurological emergency department visits at a large urban public hospital.
Amin A, McCreary M, Dewey C, Hall C, Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent) 2023 36 2 186-189
Characterisation of TRIM46 autoantibody-associated paraneoplastic neurological syndrome.
Valencia-Sanchez C, Knight AM, Hammami MB, Guo Y, Mills JR, Kryzer TJ, Piquet AL, Amin A, Heinzelmann M, Lucchinetti CF, Lennon VA, McKeon A, Pittock SJ, Dubey D, J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2021 Dec
Neurological Considerations of SARS-CoV-2 Infection
Amin AJ, Blackburn K COVID-19 Action Newsletter, UTSW Internal Medicine 2020 1 16 1-3
Clinical reasoning: a 35-year-old man with 2 episodes of meningoencephalitis associated with flu-like illnesses.
Amin AJ, Lewis SL, Neurology 2015 Mar 84 9 e60-4
Changes in prevalence and characteristics of IgE-mediated food allergies in children referred to a tertiary care center in 2003 and 2008.
Amin AJ, Davis CM, Allergy Asthma Proc 2012 Jan-Feb 33 1 95-101

Honors & Awards

  • Dept of Neurology Resident Teacher of the Year, 2021-2022

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Neurology (2012)
  • American Epilepsy Society (2015)
  • The Neurohospitalist Society (2020)