Byrd Alzheimer's Institute

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Welcome to the USF Health  Byrd Alzheimer's Institute

 The Byrd provides patient care, research, and offers programs to caregivers and professionals.


What to Expect at the Byrd Alzheimer's Institute 

Our dedicated team of providers, researchers, and educators:  

  • Provide the highest level of care, including diagnostic and ongoing management, to those with Alzheimer's and other memory problems.
  • Offer caregivers education and support programs.
  • Conduct laboratory research to determine causes and treatments for Alzheimer's and other memory disorders. 
  • Conduct clinical research and drug studies to identify medications to prevent and treat Alzheimer's and memory loss.    

Concerned about your memory or noticing changes in a loved one's memory?

At our state-of-the-art facility we work together to provide an accurate diagnosis. Our caring providers and staff will guide you with ongoing management techniques.  Education and support information are available for families and caregivers.


  • Diagnostic memory evaluation
  • Medication management
  • Ongoing care and management of symptoms and behaviors
  • Free memory screenings

Book an Appointment 

Patients do not need a referral to make an appointment with our clinical providers unless it is 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 provide ongoing treatment and symptom management that may include clinical services or support from other specialists.

Telehealth Appointments 

Byrd Institute is offering Telehealth appointments for patients. Please contact the Byrd Institute directly at (813) 821-8086 to book a Telehealth appointment. 

Patient Resources Page

Click to read the following helpful information:
  • How to make an appointment
  • Referrals
  • What to bring to the appointment
  • Parking
  • Insurance
  • Clinic hours
  • Phone number

Other Opportunities for Patients and Family Caregivers

Clinical Research and Drug Studies

 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.

Caregiver Support

We also understand the impact Alzheimer’s has on the entire family. We produce a caregiver podcast and conduct a monthly support group  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.

In the New

Listen to the interview with Dr Amanda Smith on Dealing with Dementia and Alzheimer's: Diagnosis and Treatment.

Read more about a USF Health Byrd Institute study aimed to delay or prevent Alzheimer's Disease.


Learn more about our Laboratory Research

The Byrd Alzheimer's Institute is dedicated to discovering the causes and cures of diseases affecting memory.  Our research scientists occupy nearly half of all available space in state-of-the-art, well-equipped laboratories. Read about the research we are conducting, and our accomplishments.  

USF Health Byrd Center and Research Institute

If you are interested in participating in one of our many clinical trials, please visit our Clinical Trials page.  



USF Health 
Byrd Alzheimer’s Center Podcast

We invite you to listen to our podcast for caregivers. Learn practical information, tips, and strategies for Alzheimer’s family caregivers.

Click here to connect with our podcast.