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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
4.9

Bassel W. Abou-khalilMD

    Epilepsy, Neurology, Neurosciences
Lealani Mae Y. Acosta
4.9

Lealani Mae Y. AcostaMD, MPH

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

Keerthana AkkineniMD

    Epilepsy, Neurology, Neurosciences
Kanika Bagai

Kanika BagaiMSCI, MD

    Neurology, Neurosciences, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Medicine
Francesca R. Bagnato
4.7

Francesca R. BagnatoMD, PhD

    Neuroimmunology and Multiple Sclerosis, Neurology, Neurosciences
Nikhil S. Banerjee
4.8

Nikhil S. BanerjeePhD

    Alzheimer's Disease, Clinical Neuropsychologist, Clinical Neuropsychology, Dementia, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Movement Disorders, Neurology
Laura Brown Coulam

Laura Brown CoulamPhD

    Alzheimer's Disease, Clinical Neuropsychology, Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Dementia, Neuropsychology, Neurosciences, Stroke and Cerebrovascular
Ciaran M. Considine
4.7

Ciaran M. ConsidinePhD

    Brain Tumors, Clinical Neuropsychology, Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Movement Disorders, Neurology, Neuropsychology, Neurosciences
Kaltra Dhima
4.7

Kaltra DhimaPhD

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

Katherine GiffordPsy.D.

    Clinical Neuropsychology, Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Neurosciences, Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine
Alphonso A. Smith
4.8

Alphonso A. SmithPhD, MA, BS

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

Douglas P. TerryPhD

    Clinical Neuropsychology, Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Neuropsychology, Neurosciences
Kelly H. Watson

Kelly H. WatsonPhD

    Clinical Psychology, Movement Disorders, Neurosciences
Holly K. Westervelt

Holly K. WesterveltPhD

    Alzheimer's Disease, Clinical Neuropsychology, Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Dementia, Neuroimmunology and Multiple Sclerosis, Neurosciences
Ryan T. Merrell
4.8

Ryan T. MerrellBS, MD

    Brain Cancer, Brain Tumors, Neuro-Oncology, Neurology, Neurosciences
Alexander C. Mohler
4.9

Alexander C. MohlerMD

    Brain Cancer, Brain Tumors, Neuro-Oncology, Neurology, Neurosciences
Erin M. Bryan

Erin M. BryanPA

    General Neurology, Headache, Migraine, Movement Disorders, Neurology, Neurosciences
Holly V. Cannon
4.9

Holly V. CannonAPRN

    Neurology, Neuromuscular Disorders, Neurosciences
Emily C. Carter

Emily C. CarterMSN, BA

    Neurology, Neurosciences, Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Sleep Disorders
Jeffrey A. Cummings
4.7

Jeffrey A. CummingsPA

    Neuro-Oncology, Neurology, Neurosciences
Anna-Laura Garrow

Anna-Laura GarrowPA-C

    Insomnia, Neurology, Neurosciences, Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Sleep Disorders
Kara K. Gaw
4.7

Kara K. GawPA-C, MSPAS

    Neurology, Neurosciences, Sleep Disorders
Holly Hasty
4.8

Holly HastyRN, ACNP

    Neurology, Neurosciences, Stroke and Cerebrovascular
Brooke A. Hazen

Brooke A. HazenDNP, MSN, AGPCNP-BC

    General Neurology, Headache, Migraine, Neurology, Neurosciences, Stroke and Cerebrovascular
Amanda C. Hicklin
4.8

Amanda C. HicklinFNP-C

    Neuromuscular Disorders, Neurosciences, Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Medicine
Tanya G. Kehoe
4.8

Tanya G. KehoePA

    Epilepsy, Neurology, Neurosciences
John F. Kramer
4.8

John F. KramerPA

    Neuroimmunology and Multiple Sclerosis, Neurology, Neurosciences
Lydia L. Macdonald
4.9

Lydia L. MacdonaldAPRN

    Insomnia, Neurosciences, Psychiatry, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Medicine
Kristen I. Pilote
4.6

Kristen I. PiloteAPRN

    Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Neurology, Neurosciences, Stroke and Cerebrovascular
Nicole A. Poirier
4.9

Nicole A. PoirierFNP-BC

    Neurosciences, Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Medicine
Lexi Rouse
4.7

Lexi RouseBSN, MSN

    Facial Pain, General Neurology, Headache, Migraine, Neurology, Neurosciences, Stroke and Cerebrovascular
Laurel A. Schaefer
4.9

Laurel A. SchaeferDNP, AGPCNP-BC

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

Kristen B. ShermanPA-C

    Neurosciences, Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Sleep Disorders, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Medicine
Briana F. Sullivan

Briana F. SullivanAPRN, BSN, MSN

    General Neurology, Neurology, Neurosciences, Stroke and Cerebrovascular
Hali B. Thomas

Hali B. ThomasMSN

    General Neurology, Migraine, Neurology, Neurosciences, Stroke and Cerebrovascular
Chloe E. Wilson
4.6

Chloe E. WilsonBS, MS, MSM

    Epilepsy, Neurology, Neurosciences
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 health decisions. We review your medical history, diagnostic tests, any previous treatments and your personal preferences to give you an informed opinion.

  • iphone, camera phone, cell, Telehealth, Online health portal
    Online health portal

    We want to make your experience as seamless and stress-free as possible. You can use our secure online portal, My Health at Vanderbilt, to send messages to your care team, 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
1301 Medical Center Drive, Suite 3930
Nashville, TN 37232
Today's hours:8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks
719 Thompson Lane, Suite 24100
Nashville, TN 37204
2105 Edward Curd Lane, Suite B100
Franklin, TN 37067