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

Fixel Institute director earns UF research award

Category: News

Dr. Michael Okun earns 2021 UF College of Medicine Clinical Science Research Award.

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UF leads 8th annual DBS Think Tank

Category: Precision Medicine

Experts at the Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases hosted the 8th annual Deep Brain Stimulation Think Tank.

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Latest on Parkinson’s treatment, research…

Category: Parkinsons

Dr. Michael Okun co-authored wide-ranging review of Parkinson’s disease.

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