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  • Awards

    6 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice Award
  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree
  • On-Time Doctor Award On-Time Doctor Award
  • Top 10 Doctor - State Top 10 Doctor - State
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • First Health
  • Humana
  • Cigna
  • United Healthcare

Doctors in Advanced Neurosciences Institute

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  • Nearby Doctors

    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Franklin, TN that specialze in Neurology, Psychiatry and Neuroradiology

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Ratings & Comments

135 ratings with 49 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Advanced Neurosciences Institute when asked is excellent. Advanced Neurosciences Institute has been reviewed by 135 patients. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Advanced Neurosciences Institute as provided by patient reviews is 21 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

get directions Advanced Neurosciences Institute
101 Forrest Crossing Blvd
Franklin, TN 37064

Specialties

3 specialties

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Neuroradiology

    Neuroradiologists focus specifically on diagnosing conditions related to the nervous system, spine, head and neck through radiology. They can identify abnormalities in these areas and help doctors properly diagnose the presence of tumors, aneurysms and even dementia.
    It’s also common for them to consult with patients with persistent headaches or back pains, trauma to a certain area, or any issue that can affect brain function, such as a stroke. Like any radiologist, they are trained to perform x-rays, cat scans, ultrasounds and MRIs, but they work closely with neurologists and neurosurgeons.

Doctors in Advanced Neurosciences Institute

  • Dr. Joy A Derwenskus DO

    Neurology, Psychiatry

    Franklin, TN

    4.0
    (38)
  • Dr. Samuel F Hunter MD

    Neurology, Neuroradiology

    Franklin, TN

    4.0
    (97)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Des Moines University
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Advanced Neurosciences Institute. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Neurology, Psychiatry and Neuroradiology near Advanced Neurosciences Institute Franklin, TN.

Information About Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment. Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like East Boston Neighborhood Health that specializes in internal medicine

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

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