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Geriatric Psychiatry

The Geriatric Psychiatry program at Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital provides inpatient and outpatient care for adults with severe memory disorders or other neuropsychiatric disorders of aging. We offer a comprehensive memory assessment and treatment services through the Vanderbilt Memory and Aging clinic. Our geriatric specialists consult with both inpatient hospital services and long-term-care facilities to create a treatment plan that is right for you and your unique needs..

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Why Choose Geriatric Psychiatry at Vanderbilt

  • people, Tumor board, team, staff, partners
    Coordinated care

    Many older adults with severe memory issues also have other medical problems. 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.

  • microscope, Advanced care
    Advanced care

    As part of an academic medical center, we are leaders in caring for the most complex conditions. Our commitment to research means that you receive the most current, advanced treatment available.

  • clipboard, graph, Seamless care
    Seamless care, adult to geriatric

    Adult patients with long-term psychiatric issues such as depression may need geriatric care later in life. Older patients sometimes develop medical issues, such as stroke, that require psychiatric help. We work with your doctors to create care plan that meets your unique health goals and needs.

  • medical chart, clipboard, cross, Knowledge and experience
    Knowledge and experience

    Our doctors have extensive experience diagnosing and treating severe memory disorders. Our depth of experience translates into expert, comprehensive care for you.

  • lightning bolt, Innovation, advanced

    Our researchers are dedicated to developing new and more effective approaches to care. We not only apply the latest research, but also pioneer some of the latest innovations. You may have access to treatments before they are widely available.


1601 23rd Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212
1601 23rd Avenue South, 3rd Floor
Nashville, TN 37212
1500 21st Avenue South, Suite 1100
Nashville, TN 37212