Vanderbilt Clinical Neurosciences

Our Team

Vanderbilt Clinical Neurosciences is the most comprehensive program in the region. We recognize that collaboration is essential. That's why Vanderbilt neurologists, neurosurgeons and other specialists team up to take care of you. We invite you to meet our team in the links at left.


David Charles, M.D.: Chief Medical Officer, Neuroscience Institute - Extended bio
Reid Thompson, M.D.: Chairman of Neurosurgery - Extended bio
Robert Macdonald, M.D., Ph.D.: Chairman of Neurology - Extended bio
Stephan Heckers, M.S., M.D.: Chairman of Psychiatry - Extended bio
Jay Wellons, M.D.: Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery
Candace Tillquist, M.A., MMHC: Administrative Director, Neuroscience Institute, Interventional Pain Center, Comprehensive Spine Center, Psychiatric Hospital