Introducing TeleHealth

Our neurological specialists will consult with you in the comfort of your own home using your myuflhealth account. Secure video conferencing protects your privacy and saves you time and money traveling to our office. Telehealth appointments are reimbursable through Florida’s Medicaid and Medicare programs. Please contact us to set a telehealth appointment at 352-294-5400.

areas of Focus

Parkinson’s, Dystonia & Movement Disorders

Even the simplest body movements require communication between the central nervous system, nerves and muscles. If any of these are affected, it can lead to Parkinson’s disease, dystonia or another movement disorder.

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Alzheimer’s, Memory, Dementia, and MS

Including Alzheimer’s, there are more than 100 types of conditions related to a loss in the brain functions responsible for thinking, some of which are treatable.

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ALS & Neuromuscular Disorders

ALS affects nerve cells that control voluntary muscle movements. This progressive disease ultimately impacts essential actions such as breathing, eating, moving and speaking.

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Traumatic Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury is a violent blow to the head or body by an external force, which causes a disruption in the normal function of the brain.

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in the News

New study shows DBS provides 15+ years of benefit

Category: Parkinsons

Dr. Michael Okun provided insight into a study by European researchers exploring the long-term benefits of DBS.

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Research Snapshot: Drs. Min Lin and Phillip Mackie

Category: Parkinsons

Stem cell study demonstrates novel insight into development of Parkinson’s disease.

Overview of differentiation protocol and identification of the iPSCs-derived human-like dopaminergic neurons at early stage of differentiation.

UF Health first in U.S. to implant new DBS system

Category: Parkinsons

Technologically advanced DBS system designed to more precisely target motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and two other movement disorders.

Surgeons in the Operating room implanting the new D-B-S device