Vanderbilt Neurosciences provides comprehensive, innovative treatment for brain, spine and central nervous system disorders. Our specialists offer everything from complex surgical procedures to routine management of chronic conditions. They understand that a diagnosis related to the brain or spinal cord can be scary. This is why our team provides the care and support you need, including a friendly face and a compassionate approach.

Neurosciences Care: Why Choose Vanderbilt

  • A team of experts: In addition to neurologists, neurosurgeons and neuropsychologists, the Vanderbilt neurosciences team also includes advanced practice nurses, social workers, pharmacists, case managers and other experienced health-care professionals. All have received extensive training in their specialty. They work together to treat all aspects of your neurological condition so you get the best possible care.
  • Personalized care: We work with you and your family to create a customized care plan to address your diagnosis, symptoms and treatment goals and the ways that your neurological condition affects your loved ones.
  • Recognized care: U.S. News & World Report considers us one of the highest-performing Neurology and Neurosurgery programs in the country. Other recognitions include the following:
    • The National Association of Epilepsy Centers accredits us as the only Level 4 Epilepsy Center for adults in Tennessee.
    • The Joint Commission recognizes us as an Advanced Certification Comprehensive Stroke Center.
    • Establishment of Centers of Excellence for Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis and Huntington’s Disease, and other neurological conditions.
    • Provision of research support through our Surgical Outcomes Center for Kids (SOCKs).
    • The Vanderbilt Neuromuscular Clinic is a designated Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)/Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Clinic.
  • Clinical trials: Because we are an academic medical center, you may be able to participate in research that explores new treatments. These clinical trials are not widely available elsewhere.
  • A responsive team: Our secure online portal, My Health at Vanderbilt, lets you message your care team 24/7, make appointments, refill prescriptions and access medical records.