The M.I.N.D.

The Malka Institute of Neuroscience and Disease is the largest, most sophisticated, and diverse medical specialty practice of its kind in the Tampa Bay Region serving seven hospitals and three counties. Four friendly local offices strive to accommodate patients of all ages, insurances, as well as  the uninsured on a prompt, professional basis.  

The physicians of the M.I.N.D. are certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. They taught and served at multiple universities, lectured and presented at national scientific meetings, researched in pivotal clinical trials, and published  book chapters, abstracts, and articles. They served on various hospital and literature review panels, as expert witnesses and pharmaceutical  consultants, and featured on television, radio, and newspaper. The physicians of the M.I.N.D. received various accolades including the USF Outstanding Clinical Attending Award, Who's Who, National Board of Medical Examiners diplomat, record three years in a row 100th percentile scoring in nationally administered examinations,  American Academy of Neurology Scholarship Award for Academy Proceedings, and the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society.

The M.I.N.D. provides both conservative and state of the art care including neurosurgical assessments and second opinons for patients of all ages with congenital and  toxic-metabolic disorders of the brain, spine, peripheral nerves and muscles, encephalitis, meningitis, and other infectious neurological illnesses, multiple sclerosis, neurological complications of auto-immune  diseases, head injuries, spine, pain management, attention deficit and  related disorders, psychiatric and counseling issues, disorders of  sleep, epilepsy, seizures, visual and other sensory impairments, stroke and carotid disease, brain aneurysms and other vascular malformations of  the nervous system, brain and spinal cord tumors, dementia and other cognitive and neurodegenerative processes, Parkinson’s and other movement and balance disorders.  

Services offered by the M.I.N.D. include deep brain and vagal nerve stimulators, shunt programming, cognitive and IQ testing, epidurals, nerve blocks, trigger point injections,  Botox and other chemodenervation techniques, nerve conduction studies,  electromyography, electroencephalography, diagnostic and therapeutic Ommaya, lumbar puncture, MRI, CT, EEG, carotid duplex, transcranial doppler, evoked potential, and sleep study interpretation, nerve and muscle biopsy.

Office Locations

2595 Tampa Rd. Suite J

Palm Harbor

Florida 34684

727-442-MIND (6463)

8140 Picton Way, Ste. 103


Florida 34655


7539 Medical Dr.


Florida 34667


11345 Cortez Blvd.


Florida 34613


Make An Appointment


Ask for  The M.I.N.D. at the following hospitals served:


Medical Center of Trinity

Morton Plant North Bay Hospital
 Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point 
 Oak Hill Hospital