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Andres F. Deik, MD

Andres F. Deik, MD Physician

Director of Experimental Therapeutics Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology

Languages spoken:

  • English
  • Spanish

Dr. Deik is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Neurology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Neurology, 2011

Clinical Expertise:

  • Ataxia
  • Balance Disorders
  • Blepharospasm
  • BOTOX Therapy
  • Cerebellar Ataxia
  • Chorea
  • Choreoathetosis
  • Corticobasal Syndrome (CBS)
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Dopamine Responsive Dystonia
  • Dyskinesia
  • Dystonia
  • Essential Tremor
  • Extrapyramidal Disorders
  • Facial Spasm
  • Familial Ataxia
  • Focal Dystonia
  • Fragile X Syndrome
  • Friedreich Ataxia
  • Genetic Dystonia
  • Huntington's Disease (HD)
  • Intention Tremor
  • Intermittent Tremor
  • Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple System Atrophy (MSA)
  • Myoclonus
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Orofacial Dyskinesia
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Primary Cerebellar Degeneration
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Secondary Parkinson'S
  • Segmental Dystonia
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia
  • Spinocerebellar Degeneration
  • Spinocerebellar Diseases
  • Stereotypic Movement Disorder
  • Stiff-Person Syndrome
  • Tardive Dyskinesia
  • Torsion Dystonia
  • Torticollis
  • Tourette's Syndrome (TS)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia (Tic Douloureux)
  • Wilson's Disease
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Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Universidad del Norte
Residency: Beth Israel Medical Center
Fellowship: Beth Israel Medical Center


American Academy of Neurology, National LGBT Mentoring Program, University of Pennsylvania, Local Parkinson Study Group, International Parkinson's Foundation, National Pennsylvania Neurological Society, Local Puentes de Salud, University of Pennsylvania, Local The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society, International Young Members Group of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Deik is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Description of Research Expertise:

Site principal investigator for clinical trials in Movement Disorders.

Selected Publications:

Pahwa R, Isaacson S, Jimenez-Shaheed J, Malaty I, Deik A, Johnson R, Patni R: Impact of dyskinesia on activities of daily living in Parkinson's disease: Results from pooled phase 3 ADS-5102 clinical trials. Parkinsonism & related disorders : 2018.

Pullman M, Ortega R, Glickman A, Deik A, Raymond D, Marder K, Giladi N, Bressman S, Hagenah J, Bruggemann N, Saunders-Pullman R: Increased substantia nigra echogenicity in LRRK2 family members without mutations. Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society 33 (9): 1504-1505,2018.

Coughlin D, Bardakjian T, Spindler M, Deik A: Hereditary Myoclonus Dystonia: A Novel Variant and Phenotype Including Intellectual Disability. Tremor and other hyperkinetic movements (New York, N.Y.) 8 : 547,2018.

Sarva H, Miravite J, Swan M, Deik A, Raymond D, Severt W, Kopell B: A Case of Myoclonus-Dystonia Responding to Low-frequency Pallidal Stimulation. Tremor and other hyperkinetic movements (New York, N.Y.) 7 : 460,2017.

Swan M, Doan N, Ortega R, Barrett M, Nichols W, Ozelius L, Soto-Valencia J, Boschung S, Deik A, Sarva H, Cabassa J, Johannes B, Raymond D, Marder K, Giladi N, Miravite J, Severt W, Sachdev R, Shanker V, Bressman S, Saunders-Pullman R: Neuropsychiatric characteristics of GBA-associated Parkinson disease. Journal of the neurological sciences 370 : 63-69,2016.

Loaiza-Bonilla A, Jensen C, Shroff S, Furth E, Bonilla-Reyes P, Deik A, Morrissette J: KDR Mutation as a Novel Predictive Biomarker of Exceptional Response to Regorafenib in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer. Cureus 8 (2): e478,2016.

Miravite J, Deik A, Swan M, Sarva H, Kopell B, Severt W: Parkinsonism and dystonia in Lubag disease respond well to high pulse width/low-frequency globus pallidus interna DBS. Neurology. Clinical practice 5 (6): 480-483,2015.

Sarva H, Deik A, Swan M, Severt W: Freezing of gait after a hemorrhagic stroke can respond to venlafaxine and rivastigmine. Neurology. Clinical practice 5 (3): 267-269,2015.

Deik A, Johannes B, Rucker J, Brodie S, Deegan E, Landy K, Scelsa S, Saunders-Pullman R, Paisan-Ruiz C: Compound heterozygous PNPLA6 mutations cause Boucher-Neuhäuser syndrome with late-onset ataxia. Journal of Neurology 261 (12): 2411-23,2014.

Saunders-Pullman R, Fuchs T, San Luciano M, Raymond D, Brashear A, Ortega R, Deik A, Ozelius L, Bressman S: Heterogeneity in primary dystonia: lessons from THAP1, GNAL, and TOR1A in Amish-Mennonites. Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society 29 (6): 812-8,2014.

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Academic Contact Info

Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center
University of Pennsylvania
330 South 9th Street
2nd Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 829-7049
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)