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Byrd Alzheimer's Institute

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(813) 396-0606

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Johnnie B Byrd, Sr., Alzheimer’s Center and Research Institute

For Byrd Alzheimer’s Center appointments: (813) 396-0606 

This is our Patient Care Site which provides information regarding the patient care services offered a the Byrd Alzheimer's Institute. The Institute also conducts extensive laboratory and clinical research and provides education and support programs for caregivers and healthcare professionals. 

Please click here to read about all of the services and activities conducted at the Byrd Institute.



Patient Care Services 

The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Center and Research Institute is dedicated to providing the highest level of care to those with Alzheimer's disease and other memory problems.

Our expertise includes:

  • Diagnostic memory assessment and screenings
  • Occupational therapy
  • Driver safety and assessment
  • Supporting patients and their families


At the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Center, patients do not need a referral to make an appointment with our physicians or clinical providers (unless required by your insurance). We accept patients who are showing signs of memory loss, dementia or early stage Alzheimer's disease.

At the appointment, patients will receive a thorough evaluation and accurate diagnosis. Once a diagnosis is determined, our expert team of clinicians and faculty provide ongoing treatment and symptom management that may include clinical services or support from other specialists.

As part of an academic medical center, we are also involved in groundbreaking clinical research. Participation in a study is not required to be seen at the Byrd Alzheimer's Institute.

We also understand the impact Alzheimer’s has on the entire family. We conduct monthly support groups and caregivers workshops to provide families with the knowledge and skills to help them  provide the best care for their loved one.   Please visit our Caregiver Page for more information.


For more information or to request an appointment, call 813-396-0606 and select “1” for the clinic. You can also fill out our new patient appointment request form. Once we receive and review it, we will contact you to set up an appointment. 


Information for New Patients 
Click to read the following helpful information:
  • Information for new patients
  • Making an appointment
  • Referrals
  • What to bring to the appointment
  • Parking
  • Insurance
  • Clinic hours and contact


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Read about the new study being conducted at the Byrd Institute aimed to delay or prevent Alzheimer's