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Coronavirus Resources and Updates

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Telehealth Appointments

When possible, The University of Tennessee Medical Center physician patients can now be seen while at home through telehealth phone and video visits. Telehealth...

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Here Are the Handwashing Basics Everyone Should Know

Exactly how long should you wash your hands? Is antibacterial soap really necessary? Does washing your hands matter at all? The Four Main...

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The Brain & Spine Institute is made up of experts in the field of neuroscience. We bring patients the best health care in East Tennessee for a full range of neurological diseases and disorders, including treating the most complex stroke cases. Brain and spine diseases and conditions are interrelated, as together they form the central nervous system. One often affects the other. Combining brain and spine services offers the patient total treatment with specialists and sub-specialists working together for patient coordination and care.


Comprehensive Stroke Center

Treatment for stroke can be complex, requiring a robust process and an expert team. To reduce the long-term negative impact of stroke on our community, the Brain and Spine Institute has organized services into a seamless Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center.

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The Pat Summitt Clinic

Dementia and other memory disorders

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University Neurology Cole Neuroscience Center

Movement Disorders, Multiple Sclerosis, Epilepsy, Muscular Dystrophies including ALS and Huntington’s Disease, and other neurodegenerative disorders

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Wound Care 

University Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center

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Rehabilitation Services

Rehabilitation Services offers the most advanced methods of treatment and therapy services.

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Sleep Center

Sleep Disorders Center

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Spine Center

Comprehensive Spine Center

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Neuro Oncology

Neuro Oncology Program

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Neurocritical Care

Neurocritical Care Unit and Neurocritical Care Team

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