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Advanced Movement Disorder Therapies

Being diagnosed with a movement disorder can be full of unknowns. Our team has specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment for a range of movement disorders, including Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and dystonia. Our team offers a range of procedural options, including Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) and Focused Ultrasound (FUS). No two movement disorders are the same, so we create a personalized care plan to meet your individual needs. 

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Conditions We Treat

We treat all conditions that may be alleviated by deep brain stimulation, including:

Meet Your Care Team

Amy E. Brown
4.9

Amy E. BrownMS, MD

    Movement Disorders, Neurology, Neurosciences
David Charles
4.7

David CharlesMD

    Movement Disorders, Neurology, Neurosciences
Thomas L. Davis
4.9

Thomas L. DavisMD

    Movement Disorders, Neurology, Neurosciences
John Y. Fang
4.9

John Y. FangMD

    Movement Disorders, Neurology, Neurosciences
Andrew B. Giritharan
4.8

Andrew B. GiritharanMD

    Movement Disorders, Neurology, Neurosciences
Travis J. Hassell
4.8

Travis J. HassellMD, PhD

    Movement Disorders, Neurology, Neurosciences
Ciaran M. Considine
4.8

Ciaran M. ConsidinePhD

    Brain Tumors, Clinical Neuropsychology, Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Movement Disorders, Neurology, Neuropsychology, Neurosciences
Kaltra Dhima
4.8

Kaltra DhimaPhD

    Clinical Neuropsychologist, Clinical Neuropsychology, Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Neuropsychology, Neurosciences
Tyler J. Ball
4.9

Tyler J. BallMD

    Deep Brain Stimulation, Epilepsy, Neuralgia, Trigeminal, Neurologic Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Neurosciences, Rehabilitation
Sarah K. Bick
4.9

Sarah K. BickMD

    Deep Brain Stimulation, Epilepsy, Focused Ultrasound, Interventional Pain, Movement Disorders, Neuralgia, Trigeminal, Neurologic Surgery
Dario J. Englot
4.8

Dario J. EnglotMS, PhD, MD

    Chronic Facial Pain, Epilepsy, Focused Ultrasound, Interventional Pain, Movement Disorders, Neuralgia, Trigeminal, Neurologic Surgery
Wuraola A. Adesinasi

Wuraola A. AdesinasiFNP

    Neurologic Surgery, Neurological Disorders, Surgery, Neurological Surgery
Trisha L. Conwell
4.9

Trisha L. ConwellBS, PA

    Hydrocephalus, Neurologic Surgery, Neurological Disorders, Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Pediatric Neurologic Surgery
Veronica L. Oldfield
4.8

Veronica L. OldfieldNP, MSN, ACNP

    Movement Disorders, Neurologic Surgery, Neurological Disorders, Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Neurosciences

Why Choose Advanced Movement Disorder Therapies at Vanderbilt

  • diploma, award, ribbon, Recognized care, quality
    Experience and recognized care

    We were one of the first and remain one of the highest volume DBS centers in the country. Our specialized multidisciplinary team of neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuropsychologists, neurophysiologists, anesthesiologists and physical therapists have pioneered innovative technologies to make DBS more accurate, safe and effective. 

  • compound, molecule, atom, Latest technology
    Advanced treatment and technology

    Our team offers focused ultrasound (FUS), an incisionless procedure, to help with immediate improvement in tremor disorders or in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. FUS is performed in an outpatient setting with outstanding results, reduced risk of infection and increased convenience for patients who qualify.

  • goal, specialized, individualized, customized, Personalized care
    Personalized care

    Our program coordinator will guide you through every step of the experience. The nurse case manager can answer any questions about medications, discuss follow-up care, connect you with support groups and provide educational resources. Together, the team will work to create a treatment plan specifically designed for you.

  • physician, doctor, stethoscope, Skilled clinicians
    Recognized care

    In addition to our status as a national leader in using DBS and FUS to treat movement disorders, we’re also recognized as a national Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence. Each year, we treat more than 100 patients who have Parkinson’s disease — using advanced therapies to provide relief from their symptoms.

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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

Tests, Treatments and Services

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

Locations

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
Today's hours:8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.