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Derrick Robertson MD

Derrick S Robertson MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology; Director, Multiple Sclerosis Division; Program Director, Multiple Sclerosis Fellowship; Associate Program Director, Neurology Residency, University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine, Tampa, FL

Derrick S. Robertson, MD, is Director of the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Division in the Department of Neurology at the University of South Florida (USF) Morsani College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida, where he is also Assistant Professor, Program Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Fellowship and Associate Program Director of the Neurology Residency. Additionally, he serves as the Vice Chair of Operations for the Department of Neurology at USF.  

Dr. Robertson is actively involved at USF College of Medicine, serving on the Executive Management Committee on Research, the Neurology Residency Program Evaluation Committee, and the Resident Clinical Competency Committee, among others. He is a member of the Clinical Advisory Committee of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Mid-Florida Chapter, the American Neurological Association, and the American Academy of Neurology. An avid researcher on all forms of MS, he has presented original research and lectures at several national conferences. His primary research interest includes MS, in particular, clinical trials assessing novel treatments for both relapsing and progressive forms of MS, as well as medical student and resident education. 

Dr. Robertson graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in interdisciplinary natural sciences from USF, and went on to receive his medical degree from the USF College of Medicine. He subsequently completed a medicine internship, a neurology residency, and a multiple sclerosis and neuroimmunology fellowship at that institution.


Dr. Robertson has served on the speakers’ bureau and/or been a paid consultant for Acorda, Biogen, Teva, EMD Serono, Sanofi Genzyme, Mallinckrodt, and Novartis.