The PATIENT IS THE SUN

The UF Health Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration Program is founded on the philosophy that integrated, interdisciplinary care is the most effective approach for patients with movement disorders.

UF Health Movement Disorders Centers of Excellence

Florida Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence

The Parkinson Foundation’s Centers of Excellence are chosen by a peer-review committee that bases designation on an individual center’s demonstrated excellence, their resources, and their dedication to Parkinson research, clinical care and outreach initiatives.

Florida Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence

Tyler’s Hope Dystonia Center for Comprehensive Dystonia Care

In 2008 the University of Florida Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration was designated as the first Tyler’s Hope Center for Comprehensive Dystonia Care.

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Lewy Body Dementia Association Research Center of Excellence

The Lewy Body Dementia Association Research Center of Excellence award recognizes centers nationwide who have distinguished experts in the diagnosis and management of Lewy body dementia (LBD) and creates a network of research centers committed to developing safe and effective treatment for people living with the disease.

UF Health Lewy Body Dementia Association Research Center of Excellence

Tourette Association of America Center of Excellence

Kids and adults living with Tic and Tourette syndrome need an interdisciplinary environment for treatment, and also an opportunity to participate in cutting edge research. The Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases at UF Health and the UF Center for OCD, Anxiety and Related Disorders (C-COARD) have come together to provide that environment.

UF Health Tourette Association of America Center of Excellence

HDSA Huntington’s Disease Center of Excellence at UF Health

The Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) has designated the UF Huntington’s Disease Clinic a Center of Excellence, one of 43 centers across the country. Our Center provides services to HD patients and families in Florida and surrounding regions.

HDSA Huntington’s Disease Center of Excellence at UF Health

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy & Atypical Parkinsonism Center of Care Clinic

In response to a critical need for care and research in this area our group decided in 2010 to pull together existing resources and to push forward toward a Center of Excellence for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy & Atypical Parkinsonian Disorders. The Center is now recognized as a CurePSP Center of Care.

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy & Atypical Parkinsonism Center of Care Clinic

Interdisciplinary deep brain stimulation at UF Health profiled by Smithsonian Magazine

THEY “BREACHED THE WALL”

There often is a wall between the neurosurgeon and the neurologist in Deep Brain Stimulation procedures. But there has been no wall between Dr. Kelly Foote & Dr. Michael Okun or between our other neurologists and the neurosurgeon. Our team was featured in an article in Smithsonian Magazine.

Okun & Foote during DBS surgery

News Updates

Call For Artists

Fixel Institute Expansion Open Call for Artwork Are you or your loved one an artist? As the Fixel Institute is growing, we want to enhance…

“Power in Knowing” Program Educates the Community

Parkinson’s disease (PD) affects people of all races, ethnicities and ages. However, there is a common misconception that PD only impacts older…

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“Power In Knowing” Program

Parkinson’s disease (PD) affects people of all races, ethnicities and ages. However, there is a common misconception that PD only impacts older white…

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Events

UF Movement Disorders

Upcoming Events

  1. Dec 09

  2. Dec 16

  3. Dec 23

  4. Dec 30

  5. Jan 06

    1. Care Partner Group

      Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases, 3009 SW Williston Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA

      11:00am to 12:30pm

Parkinson’s Treatment Tips

Enjoying the Holidays With Parkinson’s

November and December is a time for family, friends and loved ones to gather and celebrate the holiday season. This involves many unique and exciting…

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Hurricane Preparedness with Parkinson’s

With an active hurricane season upon us, it is important to help people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and their families prepare for such emergency…

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PD Movers Book Addressing Black and African…

The PD Movers organization has put together a colorful and personalized story book called “The PD Movers, We Keep Moving: Living and Thriving with…

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