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Division of Movement Disorders

USF Health
Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorders Center 

Group photo of the USF Health MCOM Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorders Center team

Welcome to the USF Health Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorders. We have been recognized as a Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence by the established Parkinson's Foundation Organization.

Mission & Values

The mission of our Center is to advance patient care and research in Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders. The Center emphasizes clinical research, testing new medical and surgical treatment options. We utilize this knowledge to provide cutting edge care to patients, to serve as an international leader in the advancement of disease management, and to educate students, residents, and other physicians.

The motto of our Center is: "Hope through research." Numerous clinical trials are conducted at the Center as we continually strive to develop better treatments. We are a Parkinson Study Group and an NIH Neuroprotective Exploratory Trials (NET-PD) site. Developing medications to slow or stop the progression of disease is a top priority. Patients seen at our Center may be offered an opportunity to participate in clinical trials and we'd be happy to discuss ongoing trials by phone.

Contact Us 

For more information regarding Clinical Research please call: (813) 974-8026  

To make a donation to the USF Byrd Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center, please visit our Giving link or contact:

Ashley Messer
(813) 389-2845