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Department of Neurology

Derrick Robertson, MD

Derrick Robertson, MD

Associate Program Director, Neurology Residency Program

Director, Multiple Sclerosis Division

Multiple Sclerosis

Contact Info 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd
Tampa FL 33612

Academic Email:

Academic Phone:(813) 974-3541

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  • MD, Fellowship/Multiple Sclerosis, USF, 2012
  • MD, Medicine, University of South Florida, 2008
  • BS, Interdisciplinary Natural Sciences, University of South Florida, 2003

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Allergy, Immunology & Infectious Disease
  • Biomedical Engineering & Nanomedicine
  • Neurodegenerative Disease

Research Interests

  • My research interests are in multiple sclerosis, in particular, clinical trials assessing novel treatments for both relapsing-remitting and secondary-progressive multiple sclerosis.


  • Member (American Neurological Association, 2013 - Present)
  • Member (Florida Society of Neurology, 2009 - Present)
  • Member (American Academy of Neurology, 2008 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Robertson D. Rhabdomyolysis and autoimmune variant Stiff-Person syndrome. Clin Pract.. 6(4) : 885., 2017.
  • Gangadhara S, Gangadhara S, Gandhy C, Robertson D. Rhabdomyolysis and Autoimmune Variant Stiff-Person Syndrome. Clinics and practice. 6(4) : 885, 2016.
  • Miller WW, Konstas D, Gandhy C, Robertson D. Unusual Late Onset of Parenchymal Neuro-Beh├žet Disease. Case reports in neurological medicine. 2016: 5720319, 2016.
  • Miller W Konstas D Gandhy C Robertson D. Diagnosis of an acute, late-onset parenchymal Neuro-Behcet''s disease without systemic manifestations. Case Rep Neurol Med. 2016: 5720319., 2016.
  • Heekin R, Gandhy C, Robertson D. Seronegative Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder following Exposure to Hepatitis B Vaccination. Case reports in neurology. 7(1) : 78-83, 2015.
  • Benbadis SR, Sanchez-Ramos J, Bozorg A, Giarratano M, Kalidas K, Katzin L, Robertson D, Vu T, Smith A, Zesiewicz T. Medical marijuana in neurology. Expert review of neurotherapeutics. 14(12) : 1453-65, 2014.


  • Chief Resident (University of South Florida - 2012)