New Patients

At the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute, our goal is to provide the highest level of patient care to individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other memory problems. We look forward to working with you. Below is all the information you need to start your journey with us.

Appointments & Referrals

There is no referral required (unless required by insurance carrier) to be seen by our physicians or clinical providers. We accept patients who are demonstrating signs of memory loss, dementia or early stage Alzheimer's disease. Participation in a clinical research study is not required to be seen at the Byrd Alzheimer's Institute.

New Patient Form

Below you will find the Memory Impairment Screening Form which all new patients must complete and return to our office for review prior to scheduling an appointment. You may click on the below PDF, complete the form, and mail, fax or drop off at the Byrd Alzheimer's Institute. Please call (813) 974-4355 to have a form sent by mail.

*Click here to print the New Patient Appointment Request

*Requires Adobe reader - click to download reader software

Upon receipt of your screening form a doctor will review it and your insurance will be verified, then one of our client service representatives will contact you to set up an appointment. We ask that the patient's spouse or another family member accompany the patient to the clinic visit.

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your appointment  complete the registration process. Free valet parking is available at the front driveway of the building.


The clinical team includes a memory care specialist, clinical pharmacist, occupational therapist, and neuropsychologist. Please click here to review our physicians/providers and their specialties.

Clinical Services offered at USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute


USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute accepts most major insurance plans. While we do not require a referral, we encourage our patients and caregivers to verify with their insurance carrier that the physician they will be seeing is included on their plan. Pre-authorization is required by some insurance plans.

Please bring your insurance cards with you to your appointment.

Hours of Operation

Hours for Clinic: Monday - Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

Center for Memory C.A.R.E.: Monday mornings

Internal Medicine: Monday- Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

Eric Pfeiffer Imaging Center: (By appointment only) Monday - Friday 8:00am-5:00pm