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