Miguel Chuquilin Arista

Miguel Chuquilin Arista M.D.

CLIN AST PROF

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.

Honors & Awards

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

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

Clinical Profile

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

Research Profile

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

Publications

2019 Medlink Corporation

Education

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