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David Charles MD

Professor and Vice-Chairman of Neurology, Medical Director, Vanderbilt TeleHealth, and Director, The Movement Disorders Clinic

Areas of Expertise

  • Movement Disorders
  • Neurology
  • Neurosciences



  • English


  • Doctor of Medicine - Vanderbilt University, 1990
  • Internship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1991
  • Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1993
  • Fellowship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1994
  • Fellowship - Fulbright Senior Scholar, 1998

Board Certifications

  • Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1997

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Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Dr. Charles is an excellent doctor. Always listens and cares about what you tell him.
March 21, 2024
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My experiences with Dr Charles are always good. I am grateful to have him as my doctor.
February 15, 2024
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David did a great job explaining his thought process with my diagnosis. As a physician-patient it can be hard for the treating physician to balance assuming too much or too little. David hit it just right.
February 1, 2024
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Always very good
January 18, 2024
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I have mentioned Dr. Charles to several others who have asked about who is my neurologist. He had always been interested in how I am perceiving my care and making sure his job is done well for my benefit.
January 18, 2024
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Dr. Charles is a wonderful and caring doctor!
December 7, 2023
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Doctor Charles is awesome.
October 26, 2023
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Dr Charles is efficient AND caring. We never feel rushed.
October 20, 2023
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Dr. Charles has always shown great interest in my thoughts/feelings/progress and wants any and all input.
October 12, 2023
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