Miguel Chuquilin Arista

Miguel Chuquilin Arista, MD, FAAN

Associate Professor

Department: MD-NEUROMUSCULAR NEUROLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 273-5550

About Miguel Chuquilin Arista

Miguel Chuquilin, MD, joined the faculty at the University of Florida in 2016. He received his medical degree from the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru, in 2003. From 2010 to 2011, he completed a neurology residency and a neuromuscular medicine and EMG fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis. He then joined the faculty at the University of Missouri in Columbia as an assistant professor of neurology in 2011. He served as the multidisciplinary treatment center director at the ALS clinic, which opened in 2015. He also served as an attending physician at the Muscular Dystrophy Association clinic at the University of Missouri in Columbia. At the University of Florida, he currently serves as the Neurology Clerkship and Neuromuscular Fellowship Director. He has received numerous teaching awards including the UF Faculty Didactic Clinical Educator and Didactic Educator Awards, UF Exemplary Teaching Award and the American Academy of Neurology A.B. Baker Teacher Recognition Award.

Dr. Chuquilin is board-certified in neurology, neuromuscular medicine and electrodiagnostic medicine. He is a member of the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

Accomplishments

A.B. Baker Teacher Recognition Award
2019 · American Academy of Neurology
Exemplary Teaching Award
2018 · University of Florida College of Medicine
Neurology Faculty Clinical Educator Award
2017 · University of Florida Neurology Residents
Neurology Faculty Didactic Educator Award
2017 · University of Florida Neurology Residents
Resident Scholarship to the American Academy of Neurology Meeting
2010 · American Academy of Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
    American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Neurology
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Neurology
Subspecialties
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
Areas of Interest
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Electromyography
  • Headache
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Nerve conduction velocity
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Skin lesion biopsy

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0002-3716-8187

Areas of Interest
  • Autonomic disorder
  • Motor Neuron Disease
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Myopathy
  • Neuromuscular junction
  • Neuropathy

Publications

2020
Squamous cell carcinoma of the base of the tongue mimicking bulbar-onset amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Heliyon. 6(8) [DOI] 10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e04769. [PMID] 32885084.
2019
Leucoencephalopathy with brain stem and spinal cord involvement and lactate elevation: a novel mutation in the DARS2 gene.
BMJ case reports. 12(1) [DOI] 10.1136/bcr-2018-227755. [PMID] 30635318.
2019
Limb-girdle muscular dystrophies
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2019
Neurofascin‐140 and ‐155 antibodies in an atypical case of POEMS syndrome
Muscle & nerve. 60(1)
2019
Neurologic and neuroscience education
Neurology. 92(4):174-179 [DOI] 10.1212/wnl.0000000000006716.
2018
Presence of both anti-contactin 1 and anti-neurofascin 140 antibodies in a case of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
eNeurologicalSci. 13:38-39 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ensci.2018.11.016. [PMID] 30547099.
2018
Presence of both anti-contactin 1 and anti-neurofascin 140 antibodies in a case of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy.
eNeurologicalSci. 13:38-39 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ensci.2018.11.016. [PMID] 30547099.
2018
Wernekink commissure syndrome with palatal myoclonus at onset: a case report and review of the literature
Journal of Medical Case Reports. 12(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s13256-018-1657-4. [PMID] 29712567.
2017
Acute demyelinating polyneuropathy as presentation of hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsies in a patient that exercised regularly in the Army
. 18:228-234
2017
An Investigation of Clear Speech Effects on Articulatory Kinematics in Talkers With Als
Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics. 31(10):725-742 [DOI] 10.1080/02699206.2017.1318173.
2017
Increasing Evidence for an Association Between Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Psychiatric Disorders.
JAMA neurology. 74(12):1396-1398 [DOI] 10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.1920. [PMID] 29049449.
2017
Merkel Cell Carcinoma with Distant Metastasis to the Clivus Causing Symptoms Mimicking Tolosa-Hunt Syndrome: A Case Report and Literature Review.
Frontiers in neurology. 8 [DOI] 10.3389/fneur.2017.00409. [PMID] 28868044.
2016
Erythromelalgia-like presentation of chronic acquired demyelinating polyneuropathy in a setting of past alcohol abuse
Neuromuscular Disorders. 26(2):176-180 [DOI] 10.1016/j.nmd.2015.11.007.
2016
Erythromelalgia-like presentation of chronic acquired demyelinating polyneuropathy in setting of past alcohol abuse
. 26(2):176-180
2016
Neurocutaneous disease
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 74(2):197-212 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jaad.2015.04.060.
2016
Pediatric familial neuromyelitis optica in two sisters with long term follow-up
Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 29:183-184 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jocn.2016.01.009.
2016
Persistent nasal speech in a myasthenia gravis patient
Neurology-Clinical Practice. 6(5):e44-e45
2016
Response to immunotherapy in a patient with adult onset Leigh syndrome and T9176C mtDNA mutation.
Molecular Genetics and Metabolism Reports. 8:28-32 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ymgmr.2016.06.004. [PMID] 27408822.
2016
Response to letter to the editor: Why does Leigh syndrome responds to immunotherapy?
Molecular Genetics and Metabolism Reports. 8:85-86 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ymgmr.2016.08.003. [PMID] 27547733.
2015
Papilloedema and increased intracranial pressure as a result of unilateral jugular vein thrombosis
Neuro-Ophthalmology. 39(4):179-182
2011
Primary amyloidosis presenting as “dropped head syndrome”
Muscle & Nerve. 43:905-909

Grants

Aug 2021 ACTIVE
Preclinical Markers of Parkinsonism
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NINDS
Jan 2020 – Jun 2021
Mangurian RAPID EYE MOVEMENT BEHAVIOR DISORDER AS A PRECLINICAL MODEL OF DEMENTIA AND PARKINSONISM
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: UF FOU

Education

Fellowship – Neuromuscular Medicine
2011 · Washington University
Residency – Neurology
2010 · Washington University
Internship – Internal Medicine
2007 · Washington University
Medical Degree
2003 · Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2019
BMS6020 Clinical Neuroscience
2018
MDT7800 Elect Top/Neurology
2018
MDC6001 Intro Clin Practice
2018
MDC7124 Family Med/Geriatrics
2021
MDC7800 Neurology Clerkship

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-5550