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Neurology

The Neurology team at Vanderbilt University Medical Center offers advanced care to treat brain and nervous system disorders. These types of conditions can cause a great deal of anxiety and fear — particularly when you’re experiencing symptoms and haven’t been able to find out what’s causing them. Our team will do what it takes to reach a diagnosis so that you’ll know what’s going on. Then we’ll work with you to manage it.

Conditions We Treat

We treat all neurological conditions, including:

Meet Your Care Team

Bassel W. Abou-khalil
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4.8

Bassel W. Abou-khalilMD

    Epilepsy, Neurology, Neurosciences
Lealani Mae Y. Acosta
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4.8

Lealani Mae Y. AcostaMD, MPH

    Alzheimer's Disease, Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Dementia, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Neurology, Neurosciences, Primary Progressive Aphasia
Kanika Bagai
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4.8

Kanika BagaiMSCI, MD

    Neurology, Neurosciences, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Medicine
Francesca R. Bagnato
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4.8

Francesca R. BagnatoMD, PhD

    Neuroimmunology and Multiple Sclerosis, Neurology, Neurosciences
Amy E. Brown
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4.8

Amy E. BrownMD

    Movement Disorders, Neurology, Neurosciences
Kelly M. Brown
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4.9

Kelly M. BrownMD

    Neurosciences, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Medicine
Laura Brown Coulam

Laura Brown CoulamPhD

    Alzheimer's Disease, Clinical Neuropsychologist, Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Dementia, Neuropsychology, Neurosciences, Stroke and Cerebrovascular
Ciaran M. Considine

Ciaran M. ConsidinePhD

    Clinical Neuropsychologist, Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Neurology, Neuropsychology, Neurosciences
Kaltra Dhima
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4.9

Kaltra DhimaPhD

    Clinical Neuropsychologist, Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Neuropsychology, Neurosciences
Katherine Gifford
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4.9

Katherine GiffordPsy.D.

    Clinical Neuropsychologist, Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, General Neurology, Neurosciences, Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine
Alphonso A. Smith

Alphonso A. SmithPhD, MA, BS

    Clinical Neuropsychologist, Dementia, Epilepsy, Movement Disorders, Neurosciences, Stroke and Cerebrovascular
Douglas P. Terry

Douglas P. TerryPhD

    Clinical Neuropsychologist, Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Neuropsychology, Neurosciences
Holly K. Westervelt

Holly K. WesterveltPhD

    Alzheimer's Disease, Clinical Neuropsychologist, Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Dementia, Neuroimmunology and Multiple Sclerosis, Neurosciences
Wes Clark
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4.6

Wes ClarkMD

    Brain Cancer, General Neurology, Neuro-Oncology, Neurology, Neurosciences
Ryan T. Merrell

Ryan T. MerrellBS, MD

    Brain Tumor/Cancer, Neuro-Oncology, Neurologic Surgery, Neurology, Neurosciences
Holly V. Cannon
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4.8

Holly V. CannonAPRN

    Neurology, Neuromuscular Disorders, Neurosciences
Holly Hasty
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4.7

Holly HastyRN, ACNP

    Neurology, Neurosciences, Stroke and Cerebrovascular
Zachary A. Gilbert

Zachary A. GilbertBS, MSM, PA

    General Neurology, Neurology, Neurosciences, Stroke and Cerebrovascular
Sarah Graves
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4.8

Sarah GravesMSN, FNP-BC

    Neurology
Amanda C. Hicklin
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4.8

Amanda C. HicklinFNP-C

    Neuromuscular Disorders, Neurosciences, Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Medicine
Tanya G. Kehoe

Tanya G. KehoePA

    Epilepsy, Neurology, Neurosciences
Lydia L. Macdonald
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4.7

Lydia L. MacdonaldAPRN

    Insomnia, Neurosciences, Psychiatry, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Medicine
Nicole A. Poirier
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4.8

Nicole A. PoirierFNP-BC

    Neurosciences, Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Medicine
Raymond R. Romano
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4.9

Raymond R. RomanoIII, MPH, MSN, PhD, RN, FNP

    Neurology
Laurel A. Schaefer
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4.8

Laurel A. SchaeferDNP, AGPCNP-BC

    Neurology, Neurosciences, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Medicine
Kristen B. Sherman
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4.9

Kristen B. ShermanP.A.C

    Neurosciences, Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Medicine
Allison M. Stepuszek

Allison M. StepuszekBSN, DNP

    Insomnia, Neurology, Neurosciences, Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Sleep Disorders
Amy E. Wynn

Amy E. WynnFNP

    Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Movement Disorders, Neurology, Neurosciences

Why Choose Neurology at Vanderbilt

  • medical bag, case, cross, Experienced doctors
    Experienced doctors

    From board certified or board eligible neurologists to our nurse practitioners and physician assistants, every member of our team has successfully completed extensive training in neurology and, in some cases, other specialties. We have the expertise to provide you with the best possible care.

  • conference, Team approach, people, staff, partners
    Team approach

    We work together to ensure that you receive the comprehensive care you need. Our team members collaborate with each other, as well as with experts in other medical disciplines, to provide you with individual care that addresses your unique needs.

  • goal, specialized, individualized, customized, Personalized 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 you receive the best possible care.

  • survey, clipboard, Clinical trials
    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

  • medical record, Second opinions, cross, pen
    Second opinions

    A second opinion can help you make the best decisions. We review your medical history, diagnostic tests, any previous treatments and your personal preferences to provide you with an informed opinion.

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    Online health portal

    We want to make your experience as seamless and stress-free as possible. You can contact your care team directly by phone or use our secure online portal, My Health at Vanderbilt, to send messages, schedule appointments, manage medications and access your medical records.

Tests, Treatments and Services

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

Locations

2220 Pierce Avenue, Suite B1053
Nashville, TN 37232
1500 21st Avenue South, The Village at Vanderbilt, Suite 1506
Nashville, TN 37212
2105 Edward Curd Lane, Suite B100
Franklin, TN 37067
1616 West Main Street, Suite 201
Lebanon, TN 37087
Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks
719 Thompson Lane, Suite 24100
Nashville, TN 37204
1301 Medical Center Drive, Suite 3930
Nashville, TN 37232
Today's hours:8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.