Movement Disorders

The Movement Disorders Clinic at Vanderbilt University Medical Center provides advanced care to individuals experiencing involuntary and excess movement, impaired balance and coordination, muscle rigidity, slow movement or other symptoms. We also specialize in treating Parkinson’s disease, dystonia, tremors and spasticity resulting from stroke, multiple sclerosis and head injuries. 

Conditions We Treat

We treat all movement disorders, including:

Meet Your Care Team

David Charles

David CharlesMD

    Movement Disorders, Neurology, Neurosciences
Daniel O. Claassen

Daniel O. ClaassenMD

    Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Movement Disorders, Neuroimmunology and Multiple Sclerosis, Neurology, Neuromuscular Disorders, Neurosciences
Thomas L. Davis
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Thomas L. DavisMD

    Movement Disorders, Neurology, Neurosciences
John Y. Fang
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John Y. FangMD

    Movement Disorders, Neurology, Neuromuscular Disorders, Neurosciences

Why Choose Movement Disorders at Vanderbilt

  • Skilled clinicians

    Our doctors have specialized training in diagnosing and treating the full range of movement disorders. As leading experts, our doctors also serve in the organizations responsible for establishing national guidelines for patient care and participate in clinical trials to test potential new therapies.

  • Recognized care

    Vanderbilt is a Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence. We are also recognized as a national leader in using deep brain stimulation (DBS) to treat Parkinson’s disease, dystonia and essential tremor.

  • Personalized care

    We tailor your treatment plan to meet your unique needs and health goals. We help you navigate your treatment options to ensure that you receive the best possible care.

  • Coordinated care

    Our doctors work closely with experts in other medical disciplines to create a care plan that meets your individual needs. We also work with your primary care doctor to review your records and coordinate any advanced care you may need.

  • Support groups and services

    Our team offers you the care and support you need through educational programs and workshops. We can also connect you with our movement disorders support group. For more information about Parkinson’s disease support and outreach, contact our Parkinson’s Foundation Outreach Coordinator at (615) 936-5517.

  • Clinical trials

    As part of an academic medical center, we offer access to some of the most promising new approaches being tested in clinical trials. Find a clinical trial

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:

Locations (4)

1500 21st Avenue South, The Village at Vanderbilt, Suite 1506
Nashville, TN 37212
302 South Royal Oaks Boulevard
Franklin, TN 37064
5002 Crossings Circle, Suite 230
Mount Juliet, TN 37122
1301 Medical Center Drive, Suite 3930
Nashville, TN 37232
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