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Garrett H Riggs, MD

Garrett H Riggs, MD Orlando Health Physician

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Specialty: Neurology
Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology-Neurology
Medical School: University of Louisville Medical School
Internship: University of Alabama at Birmingham- Internal Med
Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham- Neurology
Fellowship: University of Rochester School of Medicine
Years in Practice: 14
Foreign Languages: French, German, Russian
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Primary Location
UF Health Cancer Center - Orlando Health
1400 S Orange AVE
MP 760-19
Orlando, FL  32806
Phone: (321) 841-7218
Mon: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tues: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wed: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thurs: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Fri: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Garrett Riggs, MD, PhD, is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He serves as a neurologist in the Medical Oncology Department at UF Health Cancer Center – Orlando Health and is an associate professor at the University of Central Florida. He has a special interest in the care of patients with cognitive side effects of cancer.

Dr. Riggs received his medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He completed his residency in the Department of Neurology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Riggs completed an experimental therapeutics and clinical trials fellowship in the Department of Neurology at the University of Rochester, as well as a fellowship in cognitive and behavioral neurology.

He has an MS in communicative disorders and holds a PhD in anatomical sciences and neurobiology, both received from the University of Louisville. Dr. Riggs currently holds a faculty appointment as assistant professor of neurology and medical education at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine. Recently, he received a Curricular Innovation Award at UCF. He has also received many other honors and awards, including the Neurology Faculty Teaching Award from the Department of Neurology at the University of Rochester.

Dr. Riggs has published many refereed articles and currently sits on the editorial boards as an ad hoc reviewer for The Primary Care Companion to CNS Disorders, Advances in Physiology Education and Neurology. He has many professional memberships, including the American Academy of Neurology, the Neurocritical Care Society and the Linguistic Society of America.