Ryan J. Uitti, M.D.

  1. Neurologist

Departments

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English

Ryan J. Uitti, M.D., is a professor and consultant in the Department of Neurology at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, where he has served since 1994. He was promoted to full professor of neurology in 2003 in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (now Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science) and is a fellow of the American Neurological Association and American Academy of Neurology.

He is an international expert on Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders. He has had an active research career and received funding from the National Institutes of Health for his work for the last 16 consecutive years. He has been principal investigator in surgical and pharmacological trials and published peer-reviewed manuscripts, book chapters and editorials. He has made presentations at national or international meetings and given additional invited lectures. Dr. Uitti served on the initial and current editorial board for Parkinsonism & Related Disorders and has been a member of the Executive Committee of the World Federation of Neurology/International Association of Parkinsonism and Related Disorders. Dr. Uitti also serves as associate editor for Neurology, a position he has held since 2006.

The former chair of the Department of Neurology and medical director for Development at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida, he now serves as the medical director of the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, an activity which involves Mayo Clinic locations in Minnesota, Arizona and Florida. In addition, Dr. Uitti serves as medical director for Mayo Clinic Provider Relations in the Southeast.

  1. Botox injection
  2. Deep brain stimulation
  • Movement disorders
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Deep brain stimulation for tremor, Parkinson's disease and dystonia
  • Botulinum toxin injections for dystonia
  1. 1994
    Clinical/Research Fellowship - Neurology - Movement DisordersRoyal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  2. 1994
    Clinical FellowshipDepartment of Medicine, University Hospital, University of British Columbia
  3. 1993
    Clinical/Research Fellowship - Neurology - Movement DisordersMedical Research Council of Canada, University of British Columbia
  4. 1992
    Resident - Resident II-IV in NeurologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 1989
    Resident - Resident I in Internal MedicineUniversity Hospital, University of Saskatchewan
  6. 1988
    MDCollege of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
  7. 1983
    BSc - BiochemistryCollege of Arts and Sciences, University of Saskatchewan

Certifications

  1. 1997
    NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards and honors

  1. 2009
    Neurology Researcher AwardDepartment of Neurology
  2. 2008
    College of Medicine Alumni Award LecturerUniversity of Saskatchewan
  3. 2006
    Whitney E. and Elizabeth S. MacMillan Management ScholarMayo Foundation
  4. 2005
    John A. Beals Award for Medical Research - Clinical ObservationDuval County Medical Society
  5. 2005
    Named as a FellowAmerican Academy of Neurology
  6. 2000
    Outstanding Faculty MemberMayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  7. 2000
    Named as a FellowAmerican Neurological Association
  8. 1998
    Loren Berry Scholar (awarded with funding in recognition for excellence in research)Mayo Foundation
  9. 1993
    Sandoz Clinical Research Fellowship Award, Neurology Movement Disorder Fellowship (single award for all medical specialties with nationwide competition)Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  10. 1992
    Neurology Research AwardDepartment of Neurology
  11. 1992
    Fellowship Award, Neurology Movement Disorder FellowshipMedical Research Council of Canada
  12. 1988
    Geigy Award in NeurologyUniversity of Saskatchewan
  13. 1988
    G. Milton Shy Award in Clinical NeurologyAmerican Academy of Neurology
  14. 1988
    1988 G. Milton Shy Award in Clinical Neurology for presentation: Regional metal concentrations in human brain: chronic neurological disease and controls, 40th Annual Mtg of the Am. Academy of NeuroAmerican Academy of Neurology
  15. 1985
    Student Research AwardCanadian Society for Clinical Investigation
  16. 1985
    1985 Student Research Award for presentation: Regional distribution of metals in human brain. 54th Annual Meeting of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Vancouver, British ColumbiaCanadian Society for Clinical Investigation
  17. 1983
    Graduated with High HonorsCollege of Arts and Sciences, University of Saskatchewan
  18. 1983
    M.D. with DistinctionCollege of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
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Professional memberships

  1. 2013
    MemberWorld Federation of Neurology, Specialty Society Working Committee
  2. 2013 - present
    MemberPractice Analytics Oversight Group
  3. 2012
    MemberDirector Search Committee, Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation
  4. 2012 - present
    MemberResearch Operations Management Team, Division of Research Services, Department of Administration
  5. 2012 - present
    MemberOperation Coordination Resource Allocation Committee
  6. 2012 - present
    Ad Hoc MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Neurology
  7. 2012 - present
    Co-ChairDartmouth-Hitchcock Collaborative Work Group
  8. 2012 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Center for Innovation
  9. 2012 - present
    MemberManage To Reimbursement, Operations Coordination Resource Allocation, Enterprise Capital Equipment Committee
  10. 2012 - present
    MemberProject Purple, Center for Science of Healthcare Delivery
  11. 2012 - present
    MemberEDI Sub-Specialty Council Development, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Executive Committee, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee
  12. 2012 - present
    Executive Board MemberInternational Association of Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, World Federation of Neurology
  13. 2012 - present
    SecretaryInternational Association of Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, World Federation of Neurology
  14. 2009 - 2012
    Executive Board MemberAssociation of Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, World Federation of Neurology Research
  15. 2009 - 2012
    SecretaryAssociation of Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, World Federation of Neurology Research
  16. 2008 - 2012
    DirectorTelestoke Medical Administration
  17. 2007 - 2009
    Subcommittee MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
  18. 2007 - present
    Executive Committee MemberWorld Federation of Neurology Research
  19. 2006 - 2008
    MemberFinance Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  20. 2006 - 2008
    Committee MemberDuval County Medical Society
  21. 2006 - 2007
    Vice ChairPractice Performance Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  22. 2006 - 2007
    Executive Committee MemberClinical Practice Committee - Florida, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  23. 2005 - 2007
    MemberPractice Performance Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  24. 2005
    ChairAllied Health Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  25. 2005
    FounderNeuro-Oncology Multidisciplinary Practice Group and Epilepsy Multidisciplinary Practice Group, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  26. 2005
    ChairMayo Model of Service Subgroup, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  27. 2005 - present
    ChairNeuroscience Finance Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  28. 2005 - present
    Committee MemberMovement Disorder Section, American Academy of Neurology
  29. 2004 - 2007
    MemberClinical Practice Committee - Florida, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  30. 2003 - 2006
    MemberContinuing Medical Education Committee, Movement Disorder Society
  31. 2003 - 2005
    MemberAllied Health Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  32. 2002 - 2004
    MemberFacility Planning Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  33. 2002 - present
    Lead Organizer15th International Congress on Parkinson's Disease Beijing, China, World Federation of Neurology Research
  34. 2001 - 2004
    MemberContinuing Medical Education (CME) Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  35. 2001 - present
    MemberCommittee on Parkinson's Disease and Related Disorders, World Federation of Neurology Research
  36. 2001 - present
    MemberWorld Federation of Neurology
  37. 2000 - 2008
    ChairRecruitment & Selection Committee, Neurology Residency Program, Department of Neurology
  38. 2000
    MemberAmerican Neurological Association
  39. 2000 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Neurology
  40. 1999 - 2003
    Program DirectorMovement Disorders Fellowship, Department of Neurology
  41. 1999
    MemberParkinson Study Group
  42. 1999 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Neurology
  43. 1999 - present
    MemberNeurology Residency Education Committee, Department of Neurology
  44. 1997 - 2003
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Neurology
  45. 1995 - 1996
    MemberPatient Affairs Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  46. 1995
    MemberFlorida Medical Association
  47. 1995 - present
    Medical DirectorInformation and Referral Center, American Parkinson's Disease Association, Inc.
  48. 1995 - present
    MemberDivision of Movement Disorders, Department of Neurology
  49. 1995 - present
    MemberMovement Disorder Section, American Academy of Neurology
  50. 1992
    MemberMovement Disorder Society
  51. 1989
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  52. 1989
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  53. 1988
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
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Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.