Neurology: Alzheimer's and Dementia

The Alzheimer's and Dementia Program at the UF Health Neuroscience Institute at Jacksonville provides state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of patients with Alzheimer’s Disease and other types of dementia. Our team of multidisciplinary experts includes faculty neurologists and nurse-practitioners from the University of Florida Department of Neurology, who work closely with patients and family members to ensure a high standard of care. Our physicians, pharmacists and nurses provide patients with excellent medication management and education, and a neuropsychologist is available for a thorough cognitive evaluation. To provide additional support, a full-time social worker assists with individualized patient and family needs. With a focus on working together for the best possible outcomes for our patients, the team also collaborates with researchers from the University of Florida McKnight Brain Institute to take advantage of the most advanced interventions and therapies.

The Alzheimer's and Dementia Program provides:

  • Sophisticated methods for diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
  • Detailed neuropsychological evaluation
  • State-of-the-art neurodiagnostic imaging
  • Expert medication management
  • Physical and exercise therapies designed to increase patient functionality
  • Patient psychological counseling
  • Supportive educational programs
  • The latest clinical research findings


  • Stacey Alvarez Alvarado, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
    Specializes in Psychology
  • Ramon E. Bautista, M.D., M.B.A.
    Chair, Department of Neurology
    Specializes in Electroencephalography; Epilepsy; Neurology
  • Constance V. Katsafanas, D.O.
    Assistant Professor
    Program Director, Neurology Residency; Associate Program Director, Vascular Neurology Fellowship; Associate Clerkship Director
    Specializes in Neurology; Vascular Neurology
  • Scott L. Silliman, M.D.
    Medical Director, Comprehensive Stroke Program; Program Director, Vascular Neurology Fellowship
    Specializes in Multiple Sclerosis; Neurology; Vascular Neurology