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Charles G Maitland M.D.

Charles G Maitland M.D.

Professor, Neurology, Faculty-Tallahassee, M1, M2, M4
(850) 878-1362
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Gerry Maitland M.D has been a faculty member of the FSU College of Medicine since its inception. He is professor of neurology in the Department of Clinical Sciences. He currently serves as director of the National Parkinson’s Foundation Clinic, the Multiple Sclerosis Center, and the Movement Disorders Center. He is also co-director of FSU/TMH Neuro-cognitive Neuro-linguistics Rehabilitation Research Center. Prior to coming to FSU, he was clinical professor of Neurology at University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida and prior to that associate professor of Neurology and Neuro-Ophthalmology at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences School of Medicine, Washington DC. During the latter appointment, he served as the Neuro-Ophthalmology consultant to the Vietnam head injury study. His primary responsibilities at the college of medicine include teaching clinical neurologic correlation in the neuroscience course and the neurologic and ophthalmologic examinations in the Doctoring courses years 1 and 2. He is in charge of neurologic rotation for the FSU Internal Medicine program at the Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. He serves as mentor to the BRIDGE program and academic advisor and preceptor to years 1 and 2. He mentors students involved in clinical research in the field of neurological science with particular emphasis on visual function and motor performance in both healthy elderly and individuals with degenerative disease. He has authored over 140 refereed articles and published abstracts and has presented both nationally and internationally.


Dr. Maitland received his medical degree from St. Louis University. His post-doctoral training include internal medicine residency at the University of Connecticut; a neurologic residency at Letterman Hospital and the University of California, San Francisco, and fellowships in pediatric neurology and Neuro-Ophthalmology at the University of California, San Francisco.


• Best Doctors in America
• Best Doctors in the Southeastern United States
• Outstanding Senior Faculty educator, FSU College of Medicine 2009-2010
• Certificate of Recognition as Outstanding Clinical Practice and Research Site for Neuro-Ophthalmology, National Eye Institute
• Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Achievement and Contributions during Post Doctoral Study, University of California College of Medicine, San Francisco
• Hall of Fame, National Council on Aging
• Alpha Omega Alpha out of faculty, 2013