Patient Information and Clinical Services

The Department of Neurology offers the highest quality of clinical care for patients with neurological diseases. Consultative and direct care services are provided for patients referred from primary care physicians and other medical specialists, as well as, by direct patient contact. Department neurologists are all certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and all have subspecialty training in one or more areas of neurologic disease (see Clinical Services for physician names and subspecialty areas).

We welcome patients into our general neurology clinic and our subspecialty clinics listed below. In-patient services are provided at three affiliated hospitals, Methodist University Hospital, the Regional Medical Center, and the Veterans Administration Hospital of Memphis. Out-patient services are provided through the Semmes-Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute, the University of Tennessee Medical Group, the Wesley Neurology Group, and the MEDPLEX at the Regional Medical Center of Memphis.

Uninsured and Tenncare Patients

If you are experiencing neurologic symptoms or have a neurologic diagnosis and wish to be evaluated by a UT neurologist, please call one of the following numbers:

MEDPLEX at The Regional Medical Center
(901) 545-6300

Ask for an appointment in the Neurology Clinic and you will be evaluated by a neurology resident under the direct supervision of a Department Neurologist.

All Other Patients

If you are experiencing neurologic symptoms or have a neurologic diagnosis and wish to be evaluated by a UT neurologist, please call one of the following numbers:

Semmes Murphey Neurologic & Spine Institute
(901) 259-8227

  • Dr. Bola Adamolekun
  • Dr. Alex Auchus
  • Dr. Elias Giraldo
  • Dr. Michael Jacewicz
  • Dr. Michael Levin
  • Dr. Daniel Menkes
  • Dr. Ronald Pfeiffer
  • Dr. William Pulsinelli
  • Dr. Mervat Wahba

UT Medical Group
(901) 448-7900

  • Dr. Mark LeDoux

Wesley Neurology Group
(901) 725-8920

  • Dr. Tulio Bertorini

Alzheimer's disease/Dementia/Memory Disorders

Comprehensive diagnostic evaluation, consultation, and management of Alzheimer's disease, stroke-elated dementia, metabolic/endocrine-related dementia, other dementing diseases and memory disorders.

Alex Auchus, MD
Semmes Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute
(901) 259-8227

Brain Tumors

Comprehensive diagnostic evaluation, consultation, and management of primary and metastatic brain tumors.

Allen Sills, MD
Semmes Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute
(901) 259-8227

Cerebellar Disorders

Comprehensive diagnostic evaluation, consultation, and management of gait ataxias and cerebellar-related disorders.

Mark LeDoux, MD, PhD
UT Medical Group
(901) 448-7900

Cerebrovascular Disease/Stroke

Comprehensive diagnostic evaluation, consultation, and management of transient ischemic attacks (TIA) and strokes.

Elias Giraldo, MD
Semmes Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute
(901) 259-8227

Michael Jacewicz, MD
Semmes Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute
(901) 259-8227

William Pulsinelli, PhD, MD
Semmes Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute
(901) 259-8227

Dystonia

Comprehensive diagnostic evaluation, consultation, and management of primary and secondary dystonia.

Mark LeDoux, MD, PhD
UT Medical Group
(901) 448-7900

Electromyography/Nerve Conduction Studies

Comprehensive diagnostic evaluation of muscle, peripheral nerve, and spinal cord-related diseases, using diagnostic electrophysiology.

Tulio Bertorini, MD
Wesley Neurology Group
(901) 725-8920

Daniel Menkes, MD
Semmes Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute
(901) 259-8227

Mervat Wahba, MD
Semmes Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute
(901) 259-8227

Epilepsy, Seizures, Seizure Monitoring, EEG

Comprehensive diagnostic evaluation, consultation, and management of all seizures and seizure-like disorders.

Bola Adamolekun, MD
Semmes Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute
(901) 259-8227

General Neurology

Mervat Wahba, MD
Semmes Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute
(901) 259-8227

General Movement Disorders

Comprehensive diagnostic evaluation, consultation, and management of Huntington's disease, tremors, Wilson's disease, tics and Tourette's syndrome, dystonia, restless legs syndrome, Botox treatment, etc.

Mark LeDoux, MD, PhD
UT Medical Group
(901) 448-7900

Headache

Comprehensive diagnostic evaluation, consultation, and management of migraine, cluster, and chronic daily headaches.

Elias Giraldo, MD
Semmes Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute
(901) 259-8227

Multiple Sclerosis/Neuro-Immunologic Disease

Comprehensive diagnostic evaluation, consultation, and management of multiple sclerosis and other neuro-immunologic diseases.

Michael Levin, MD
Semmes Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute
(901) 259-8227

Neck and Back Pain

Comprehensive diagnostic evaluation, consultation, and management of neck and back pain.

Mervat Wahba, MD
Semmes Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute
(901) 259-8227

Neurogenetics

Comprehensive genetic testing for inherited neurologic diseases.

Mark LeDoux, MD, PhD
UT Medical Group
(901) 448-7900

Neuromuscular Disease

Comprehensive diagnostic evaluation, consultation, and management of motor neuron disease (Lou Gehrig's disease), muscular dystrophy, myasthenias gravis.

Tulio Bertorini, MD
Wesley Neurologic Group
(901) 725-8920

Parkinson's disease

Comprehensive diagnostic evaluation, consultation, and management of Parkinson's disease and related disorders.

Ronald Pfeiffer, MD
Semmes Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute
(901) 259-8227

Mark LeDoux, MD, PhD
UT Medical Group
(901) 448-7900

Peripheral Nerve Disorders

Comprehensive diagnostic evaluation, consultation, and management of diabetic neuropathy, metabolic and endocrine, neuropathies, Guillain-Barré syndrome, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, hereditary and acquired peripheral neuropathies, etc.

Daniel Menkes, MD
Semmes Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute
(901) 259-8227

Tulio Bertorini, MD
Wesley Neurologic Group
(901) 725-8920

Tele-Neurology

Comprehensive neurologic evaluation, consultation, and management of general neurologic problems including headache, neck and back pain, peripheral nerve disease, seizures, Parkinson's disease, tremors, and other movement disorders using the extensive UTHSC telemedicine link located in Tennessee, East Arkansas, and North Mississippi.

Elias Giraldo, MD
MEDPLEX, Regional Medical Center
(901) 545-6300

Mervat Wahba, MD
MEDPLEX, Regional Medical Center
(901) 545-6300

Bola Adamolekun, MD
MEDPLEX, Regional Medical Center
(901) 545-6300

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Contact Us

Department of Neurology

415 Link Building
855 Monroe Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38163
Phone: (901) 448-6199
Fax: (901) 448-7440

David M. Stern, M.D.
Executive Dean

Andrei V. Alexandrov, M.D.
Chairman, Department of Neurology
Semmes-Murphey Professor
aalexa30@uthsc.edu