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Tourette Syndrome Clinic

The Tourette Syndrome Clinic at Vanderbilt cares for children and adults with this neurodevelopmental disorder. Our expert care team will create a treatment plan for your child's unique needs. We focus on helping your family manage symptoms through medication or behavioral therapies.

Tourette Syndrome Clinic Appointments

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Conditions We Treat

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    Chronic motor or vocal tic disorder
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    Provisional tic disorder

Meet Your Care Team

Your care team also includes KellyAnn Primm, MS OTR/L, Occupational Therapist; and Michelle Eckland, Research Analyst I.

David A. Isaacs
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David A. IsaacsMD

    Movement Disorders, Neurology, Neurosciences, Pediatric Neurology
Heather R. Riordan
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Heather R. RiordanMD

    Hypertonia, Movement Disorders, Neurosciences, Pediatric Neurology, Tics
Andrew E. Molnar

Andrew E. MolnarJr, PhD

    Adult Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Clinical Psychologist
Lisa M. Gelfand

Lisa M. GelfandOT

    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation, Pediatric

Why Choose the Tourette Syndrome Clinic at Vanderbilt

  • Comprehensive care

    Our team features movement disorder specialists and an occupational therapist certified in Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (CBIT). During a visit, we review notes and test results, discuss current symptoms and conduct a complete neurologic exam to develop a personalized treatment plan. We use established medication and non-medication options for managing Tourette syndrome symptoms.

  • Seamless care

    Our pediatric experts at Children’s Hospital and adult care providers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center work together to provide seamless care as patients transition through life’s phases.

  • Coordinated care

    For patients also struggling with mental health conditions, we coordinate with Vanderbilt’s psychiatry team to ensure comprehensive care.

  • Expert consultations

    We offer consultations and welcome referrals from patients, families and outside providers.

  • 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