Neurology One

Lourdes Benes, MD, FAAN

I’m deeply committed to the well-being of our patients at Neurology One. Building lasting connections with patients and their families brings me immense satisfaction, and I’m dedicated to enhancing their quality of life. Rest assured, I’m here to support you, your loved ones, and your caregivers every step of the way.

Medical Degree

New York Medical College  Autonomous University of Guadalajara

Internship in Internal Medicine

St. Lukes Hospital

Residency in Neurology

University of South Florida


Veterans Affairs Medical Center Cognitive, Behavioral & Movement Disorders Fellowships

Languages Spoken

English and Spanish

Years of Experience

+20 Years of experience

Lourdes Benes, MD, FAAN



Dr. Lourdes Benes is a board certified neurologist fellowship-trained in Cognitive & Behavioral Disorders as well as Movement Disorders. She is the Medical Director of Neurology One and Founder of Neuro Fit Brain Fitness. Dr. Benes has been practicing medicine for over two decades caring for patients and caregivers dealing with conditions such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Frontotemporal Dementia and Lewy Body Dementia. Dr. Benes is an expert in brain health and brain fitness training for patients dealing with cognitive and behavioral disorders as well as people wanting to enhance mental acuity, brain health, and overall cognitive well-being.

As part of the faculty at UCF College of Medicine she gets to teach residents and medical students on numerous topics in neurology. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Medical Association, Movement Disorders Society, Florida Medical Association, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and Alzheimer’s Association International Society to Advance Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment. Dr. Benes is currently doing clinical research and has published articles on scientific journals as well as gives educational lectures at numerous venues throughout the U.S. to physicians and patients alike.

Dr. Benes and her family live in Orlando, FL where they enjoy an active lifestyle raising their three kids. She is honored to have followed in her father’s footsteps of becoming a physician as he is an OBGYN and yes, he delivered her three babies as well as all of his grandchildren. Her mother is a special human being who instilled in her the faith and work ethic she follows daily. Her father in law, Dr. Hector Cases, has been a great influence in her career as well. He is a neurologist with 45 plus years of experience and still going on strong. Dr. Benes enjoys playing tennis, exercising and traveling. She is blessed to have married her college sweetheart, Eduardo, who is an investment advisor.


Appointments, Honors & Awards

Medical Director, Neurology One, Orlando, FL

Founder, Neuro Fit Brain Fitness, Orlando FL

2023 Orlando’s Elite Doctors of the Year, Orlando Style Magazine

2023 Top Physicians, Orlando Family Magazine

2023 Top Doctors, Top Doctors Magazine

Director of the Parkinson’s Consortium Center, VA Medical Center Lake Nona

Attending Neurologist, VA Medical Center Lake Nona

Faculty Member, University of Central Florida College of Medicine

Chief Resident, University of South Florida Neurology Program

Outstanding Resident of the Year Award, University of South Florida Neurology Program

Research Resident of the Year Award, University of South Florida Neurology Program

Florida Society of Neurology Travel Fellowship Award, Orlando Florida

USF-Tampa General Hospital Stroke Program Distinguished Service Award | Tampa, FL

Lourdes Benes, MD, FAAN Reviews

Beth B.

Dr. Benes is extremely knowledgable about medical issues it is also apparent that she studies her patients’ records in order to deliver the best possible care. She is very thorough and very caring. I have recommended her to a number of people

Angela Q.


We met with Dr. Benes today for the first time. She was very personable, caring and she took her time getting to know what the issues were and making sure that she had all the details correct.

Rose F.


Extremely pleased with Dr. Benes and her team. She is caring, a good listener and observer, she’s thorough, explains everything very well, and is truly proactive in solving the problems I am experiencing.

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