Huntington's Disease

The Huntington’s Disease Program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center focuses exclusively on diagnosing and caring for individuals with this genetic, neurodegenerative disorder—as well as providing support for their families. Here, you’ll find a care team that’s committed to delivering expert and compassionate care, which you’ll experience throughout your treatment journey with us.

Conditions We Treat

We treat all huntington's disease conditions, including:

Meet Your Care Team

Amy E. Brown

Amy E. BrownMD

    Movement Disorders, Neurology, Neurosciences
Daniel O. Claassen

Daniel O. ClaassenMD

    Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Movement Disorders, Neuroimmunology and Multiple Sclerosis, Neurology, Neuromuscular Disorders, Neurosciences
David A. Isaacs
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David A. IsaacsMD

    Movement Disorders, Neurology, Neurosciences
Katherine E. Mcdonell
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Katherine E. McdonellMD

    Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Neurology, Neurosciences
Heather R. Riordan
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Heather R. RiordanMD

    Hypertonia, Movement Disorders, Neurosciences, Pediatric Neurology, Tics
William M. Petrie
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William M. PetrieMD, BA

    Alzheimer's Disease, Depression, Psychiatry
Jeffrey G. Stovall
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Jeffrey G. StovallMD

    Adult Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Psychosis, First-Episode
Tracey L. Goddard

Tracey L. GoddardACNP, MSN, BSN

    Image-Guided Procedures, Radiology, Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Laura C. Duncan

Laura C. DuncanMS, CGC

    Adult Metabolic and Genetic Disorders, Developmental Delay, Genetic Counseling, Medical Genetics, Pediatric Clinical Genetics, Pediatric Genetics, Undiagnosed Disease

Why Choose Huntington's Disease Care at Vanderbilt

  • Recognized care

    We are one of only a few programs in the country to receive a Level 1 Center of Excellence designation from the Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA). This designation is a result of our partnership with Erlanger Health System and the Movement Disorders Clinic at the Cole Neuroscience Center to expand access to care for patients with Huntington’s disease.

  • Skilled clinicians

    Our neurologists have specialized training in diagnosing and treating individuals with Huntington’s disease. As leading experts, our doctors also serve in the organizations responsible for establishing national guidelines for patient care.

  • Personalized care

    We tailor your treatment plan to meet your unique needs and health goals. We help you navigate your treatment options to ensure that you receive the best possible care.

  • Coordinated care

    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.

  • 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:

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    Genetic counseling
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    Genetic evaluation
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    Home health assessments
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    Individual and family counseling
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    Involuntary movement medications
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    Mood-stabilizing medications

Location

2220 Pierce Avenue, Suite B1053
Nashville, TN 37232

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