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Allison Willis, MD

Allison Willis, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Dr. Willis is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Neurology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Neurology, 2008

Clinical Expertise:

  • Dystonia
  • Movement Disorders
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Tourette's Syndrome (TS)

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Illinois
Residency: Barnes-Jewish Hospital - Washington University, St. Louis
Fellowship: Barnes-Jewish Hospital - Washington University, St. Louis

Memberships

Academy Health, National American Academy of Neurology, National American Neurological Association, National Huntington Study Group, International Movement Disorders Society, National Parkinson's Study Group, International Philadelphia Neurological Society, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Willis is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Willis Allison W: Using Administrative Data to Examine Health Disparities and Outcomes in Neurological Diseases of the Elderly. Current neurology and neuroscience reports 15 (11): 75,2015.

Safarpour Delaram, Thibault Dylan P, DeSanto Cori L, Boyd Cynthia M, Dorsey E Ray, Racette Brad A, Willis Allison W: Nursing home and end-of-life care in Parkinson disease. Neurology 85 (5): 413-9,2015.

Crispo James A G, Fortin Yannick, Thibault Dylan P, Emons Matthew, Bjerre Lise M, Kohen Dafna E, Perez-Lloret Santiago, Mattison Donald, Willis Allison W, Krewski Daniel: Trends in inpatient antiparkinson drug use in the USA, 2001-2012. European journal of clinical pharmacology 71 (8): 1011-9,2015.

Morris Marie, Willis Allison W, Searles Nielsen Susan, McCann Franklin, Birke Angela, Racette Brad A: Physician response to a medication alert system in inpatients with levodopa-treated diseases. Neurology 85 (5): 420-4,2015.

Racette, BA, Willis, AW: Time to Change the Blind Man and the Elephant View of Parkinson Disease? Neurology : 2015.

Safarpour D. Thibault D. Willis A.: The impact of hospital Parkinson's disease volume on patient safety events: Should we regionalize PD inpatient care? International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society Meeting 2015 : 2015.

James Crispo,Yannick Fortin, Lise Bjerre, Dafna Kohen, Donald Mattison, Santiago Perez-Lloret, Matthew Emons,3Allison Willis, Daniel Krewski1: Antiparkinson drug use in response to practice parameter publication, drug availability, and 'unofficial' prescribing forces American Academy of Neurology 2015 Meeting : 2015.

Safarpour D. Thibault D. Willis A.: Improving estimates of Parkinson's disease prevalence and incidence in the USA International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society Meeting 2015 : 2015.

Achey M.A. Beck C.A. Biglan K.M. Boyd C. Dorsey E.R. Schmidt P. Willis A.W.: Design of a randomized, controlled trial of virtual care visits for Parkinson's disease: The Connect. Parkinson's study International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society Meeting 2015 : 2015.

Sergio Gonzles, Dylan Thibault, Allison W. Willis2: Increasing Rural-Urban Disparities in Acute Stroke Care Despite Primary Stroke Center Growth American Academy of Neurology 2015 Meeting : 2015.

Academic Contact Info

Blockley Hall, Room 723
423 Guardian Drive

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)