Syed Asad is a General Neurologist with a special focus on Traumatic Brain injuries. However he provides neurological care to patients with a range of neurological conditions from migraines, epilepsy, movements disorders, multiple sclerosis, strokes, neuropathies, radicular disease and myriad other conditions. He completed Medical School at the Dow University of Health Sciences. He trained in Nuclear medicine at the Harvard medical school joint program of Nuclear medicine in Boston from 2000 through 2002 and is board certified by the American Board of Nuclear Medicine. He trained in Neurology at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta from 2002 though 2005 and is Board Certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He served in the US Army reserves, Medical Corp, and was honorably discharged in 2008.
Dr. Asad has practiced Neurology and Nuclear medicine in Jacksonville, Florida since October 2005. He previously worked with the Baptist Neurology Group and served as Section Chief of Neurology from 2012 through 2015. He served as an independent neuro-trauma consultant to the Jacksonville Jaguars and an unaffiliated neuro-trauma consultant to the NFL, and provided sideline assessments to concussed players during NFL football games. He practices Nuclear Medicine with the Precision Imaging group.
Dr. Asad and his wife Annie started a solo Neurology practice called Universal Neurological Care in June 2015. He has formed a Collaborative, called the Jacksonville Concussion Collaborative with a Psychiatrist, a Neuropsychologist, a Neuro-radiologist and a Pediatrician to provide multispecialty care to patients who have suffered brain trauma. He is now also serving as the Medical Director for the Eisenhower Center, a center focused on in-house and outpatient care of individuals with traumatic brain injuries.