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Behavioral Neurology Medical Director - AdventHealth Neuroscience Institute - Central Florida

AdventHealth Orlando
AdventHealth Orlando - Greater Orlando Area
Closing date
Dec 4, 2022

Job Details

AdventHealth Neuroscience Institute, and AdventHealth Medical Group are seeking a fellowship trained Behavioral Neurologist for our expanding program in Central Florida. We are open to training backgrounds in the following: Neurology residency with fellowship training in Behavioral Neurology; Geriatric psychiatry with expertise in Alzheimer's Disease; or finally Psychiatry residency with fellowship training in Behavioral Neurology.  New physician would join with our existing team of neurologists and lead Behavioral Neurology care at our Winter Park outpatient clinic. 

The medical director will work to achieve top quartile performance in the care of patients with cognitive and behavioral disease, such as Alzheimer’s and Dementia.  They will participate/lead innovative research that is publishable, design business models that combine both evidence-based medicine and patient care pathways that support efficient flow, reduction in costs and excellent patient outcomes. The Medical Director is responsible for providing direction for the development and clinical performance of the Behavioral Neurology Program with areas of focus in: Program Building; Clinical Quality and Performance Improvement; and Innovation, Teaching and Research.

We are growing into one comprehensive team that will help to grow outpatient practices.  The behavioral neurologist would join our already existing subspecialty leaders in movement disorders, neuromuscular medicine, neuroimmunology, and headache medicine in a growing destination neurology program that treats patients and contributes to the body of knowledge through research. We also have an expanding team of general neurology as well across the system.

AdventHealth Orlando is continuing to grow its Neuroscience Institute with a new Brain Health flagship building opening in 2022.  Our Neuro Critical Care Fellowship was accredited by the UCNS in early 2019.  Our Neuroscience Institute at AdventHealth Orlando consists of 120 dedicated neurology beds which includes 40 neuro-intensive care units, 8 dedicated neurosurgical OR suites with an intraoperative 3T MRI and 64 slice CT, FDG-PET, SPECT, and MEG lab.  AdventHealth Orlando has been awarded the highest designation, a Level 4 Epilepsy Center, by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC). AdventHealth Neurology and Neurosurgery is a top 15 program in US News & World Report year after year.

AdventHealth also has an advanced comprehensive stroke center providing endovascular procedures 24/7. Our neurosurgery program performed more craniotomy and spine surgery than any other hospitals in Florida. Our minimally invasive brain surgery program is one of the best in the state and draws patients nationally and internationally.  We also have a fully developed DBS program.    

Note: Physician must be board certified/eligible by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with Neurology residency with fellowship training in Behavioral Neurology; Geriatric psychiatry with expertise in Alzheimer's Disease; or Psychiatry residency with fellowship training in Behavioral Neurology.

Practice Description


This is an employment opportunity through AdventHealth Medical Group, a 900+ physician, multi-specialty organization. AHMG is a sister organization of AdventHealth. This model offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package that includes occurrence-based malpractice coverage, health insurance for the physician and his/her family, relocation expenses, a generous 403b retirement plan, and a CME allowance. This aligned model and practice management experience provides the opportunity for the physicians to focus on the clinical aspects of medicine.


Community Description


Orlando is known as the City Beautiful. There is much more than theme parks here! Our community is culturally diverse and a great place to raise a family. We have excellent public and private schools. Orlando is also the setting for several colleges and Universities, including the University of Central Florida.  We are home to multiple theaters, art museums, art festivals and film festivals. We are well known for our excellent restaurants. We have a vibrant sports community with national teams like the Orlando Magic Basketball and Orlando City Soccer Club. We offer year round pleasant weather for outdoor fun and are only an hour away from some of the most scenic beaches in the Southeast.



Company Overview

The word "Advent" stays true to our Adventist heritage and signals the arrival of something of great significance. Our new name is intended to herald the dawn of a whole-person health care philosophy that encompasses body, mind and spirit. When consumers see the name "AdventHealth," we want them to understand: "this is a place for wellness for all stages of life and health." It's a name that reflects our deeply rooted mission and bold vision.

Established in 1973, AdventHealth (formerly Adventist Health System) includes nearly 50 hospitals and more than 80,000 team members in almost a dozen states. Our system also includes numerous urgent care centers, physician practices and extensive outpatient services. encompassing 8,300 licensed beds, 70,000 employees, 8,500 physicians and 4.5+ million patients served annually.

In Florida, AdventHealth (formerly Florida Hospital) is a not-for-profit organization that has served Central Florida communities since 1908 with a Mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ, and a Vision to be a global pacesetter delivering preeminent faith-based health care. It is the oldest and largest health care system in Central Florida.

AdventHealth has over 3,000 licensed beds on nine campuses in the greater Orlando area. With more than 21,000 staff members, AdventHealth cares for more than 130,000 inpatients, 615,000 outpatients and over 609,000 ER patients each year.

AdventHealth is a leader in technology, procedures and patient care treating more heart, neurology, gynecology and vascular surgery patients than any other nationally recognized hospital. Ranked the #1 hospital in Orlando by U.S. News & World Report, our proudest achievements are made possible by our caregivers. It's this higher level of care that has not only ranked us number one in the state; AdventHealth is also recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's Best Hospitals in nine specialties.

Company History

AdventHealth, formerly Florida Hospital, is a not-for-profit health care organization that has served the Central Florida community since 1908 with a mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

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