Focused on care, fueled by collaboration

Everything you believe about the care, treatment and research for neurological diseases changes when you visit the Norman Fixel Institute.

35,000 + patient visits annually for Movement Disorders, Cognitive & Behavioral Disorders, Traumatic Brain Injury, Neuromuscular Disorders, Multiple Sclerosis and more.

$70 + million total federal research funding to programs and research, including 50+ clinical trials, at the Fixel Institute.

30 + departments across numerous colleges at UF and UF Health participate in Fixel Institute projects.

Your brain – our priority

Your brain is unique – your care should be too. We believe that the best care and treatment for neurological disorders is personalized to the needs of each patient.

That’s why when you visit the Norman Fixel Institute, you see experts from neurology, neurosurgery, social work, physical and occupational therapies and more.

Because at the Norman Fixel Institute, we believe you – the patient – should be at the center with your care team revolving around you.

Dr. Michael (Mike) Jaffee with patient in the clinic.

Patient care in one location

Living with a neurological disorder can bring a new set of challenges – receiving care and treatment should not.

That’s why we make it easy to get all your care and treatment needs met at the Norman Fixel Institute. 

When you visit our clinic, you can have appointments to not only see your neurologist but also receive your physical therapy, occupational therapy, nutritional guidance and more – all during your visit.

Because of our belief that patient care needs a collaborative approach, we house all the experts from neurologists to social workers and neurosurgeons to speech and swallow therapists all under one roof.

Comprehensive care

Parkinson’s, Dystonia & Movement Disorders Clinic

Finding movement care made easy. With more than 30 specialized care providers all under one roof, the Parkinson’s, Dystonia & Movement Disorders Clinic provides comprehensive care for more than 10 movement disorders including Parkinson’s disease, Tourette syndrome, dystonia, essential tremor and more.

Senior Asian couple using a tablet and chatting happily

Alzheimer’s, Dementia & Memory Disorder Clinic

Your memory care and brain health are at the front of our minds. At the Alzheimer’s, Dementia & Memory Disorder Clinic, our specialists provide you and your caregiver team peace of mind. Whether your memory loss is caused by dementia or Alzheimer’s disease or something else, you can feel at ease with our team.

Senior couple on a video calling using a digital tablet at home

ALS, MS & Neuromuscular Disorder Clinic

When your nerves and muscles struggle to communicate properly, we got you covered. From amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) to multiple sclerosis and myasthenia gravis to neuropathies, the ALS, Multiple Sclerosis & Neuromuscular Disorder Clinic creates an individualized care and treatment plan just for you.

ALS trial

Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic

Getting you back to you after brain injury is our priority. From mild concussions to severe brain injuries, the Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic understands a brain injury goes beyond your physical condition. That’s why we provide an overall treatment plan for not only your physical injury, but 


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Beyond clinical care

Research to advance care and treatment

Our work goes beyond patient care at the Norman Fixel Institute. Every day, our research teams search for new and better care and treatment therapies for neurological diseases.

From basic science in the lab to clinical trials in the clinic, our research and clinical teams want to understand why and how neurological diseases happen and how we can change the future of patient care for the better.

As a patient at the Norman Fixel Institute, you can join the effort and advance research by participating in a clinical trial.

Researcher in the lab