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Tourette Syndrome Clinic

The Tourette Syndrome Clinic at Vanderbilt cares for children and adults with this neurodevelopmental disorder. Our expert care team will create a treatment plan for your child's unique needs. We focus on helping your family manage symptoms through medication or behavioral therapies.

Tourette Syndrome Clinic Appointments

Call to make an appointment for: 

Conditions We Treat

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    Chronic motor or vocal tic disorder
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    Provisional tic disorder

Meet Your Care Team

Your care team also includes Michelle Eckland, Research Analyst I.

Katherine Gifford
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Katherine GiffordPsy.D.

    Clinical Neuropsychologist, Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, General Neurology, Neurosciences, Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine
David A. Isaacs
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David A. IsaacsMD

    Movement Disorders, Neurology, Neurosciences, Pediatric Neurology
Andrew E. Molnar

Andrew E. MolnarJr, PhD

    Adult Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Clinical Psychologist
Heather R. Riordan
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Heather R. RiordanMD

    Hypertonia, Movement Disorders, Neurosciences, Pediatric Neurology, Tics
Lisa M. Gelfand

Lisa M. GelfandOT

    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation, Pediatric
Kellyann Primm

Kellyann PrimmOT

    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Why Choose the Tourette Syndrome Clinic at Vanderbilt

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    Recognized care

    Vanderbilt is recognized as a Tourette Association of America Center of Excellence for Tourette syndrome and tic disorders.

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    Comprehensive care

    Our team features movement disorder specialists and an occupational therapist certified in Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (CBIT). During a visit, we review notes and test results, discuss current symptoms and conduct a complete neurologic exam to develop a personalized treatment plan. We use established medication and non-medication options for managing Tourette syndrome symptoms.

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    Seamless care

    Our pediatric experts at Children’s Hospital and adult care providers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center work together to provide seamless care as patients transition through life’s phases.

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    Coordinated care

    For patients also struggling with mental health conditions, we coordinate with Vanderbilt’s psychiatry team to ensure comprehensive care.

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    Expert consultations

    We offer consultations and welcome referrals from patients, families and outside providers.

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    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

Locations

2200 Children's Way, 9th Floor
Nashville, TN 37232
Today's hours:8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
2105 Edward Curd Lane
Franklin, TN 37067
Today's hours:8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
1301 Medical Center Drive, Suite 3930
Nashville, TN 37232
Today's hours:8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.