Entrance to The Pat Summitt ClinicAddressing memory disorders requires a comprehensive spectrum of services.

The Pat Summitt Clinic is an outpatient clinic made up a team of neurologists, geriatricians, advanced registered nurse practitioners, a registered nurses, social workers and cognitive evaluation specialists.

The Pat Summitt Clinic team works closely and collaborates with other specialists, including neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, who may be called upon to provide specialized care for individual patients’ needs.

Our comprehensive team provides the patient and family with educational materials of clinical issues and treatment recommendations. The team works with the patient and family to help them understand the situation and encourages them to participate in the development of a management plan.

Call The Pat Summitt Clinic today for more information or to refer a patient. Please contact: 865-305-CARE (2273).


The Pat Summitt Clinic Services

Reception areaWhether you have come to us seeking a diagnosis, a leading treatment or a path forward, The Pat Summitt Clinic will provide you or your loved one with advanced, compassionate and competent outpatient care.

The Pat Summitt Clinic employs the latest technologies and therapies to diagnose and treat over 3000 patients in the East Tennessee region each year. Our physicians are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and non-Alzheimer’s dementia. Our physicians have expertise in diagnosing and treating rare cognitive diseases, such as primary progressive aphasia, frontotemporal dementia, and autoimmune encephalopathy.

A comprehensive neurological evaluation can establish an accurate diagnosis early in the clinical course, which may allow you or your loved one to preserve cognitive function or delay the onset of major symptoms. Our specialists use a comprehensive evaluation to identify medical conditions that may be contributing to an individual’s symptoms.

Other services we offer include:

  • Evaluation and diagnosis
  • Imaging
  • Prevention and wellness
  • Caregiver support services
  • Community outreach and education
  • Research and clinical trials

Resources

Tips for Daily Living with Alzheimer's 

National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease

The Pat Summitt Foundation

Speak Up: What You Should Know About Memory Problems and Dementia