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Neurology

MMC’s Neurology department specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of Neurological disorders and we are conveniently located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee in the Medical Gateway. Our caring neurologists are dedicated to providing comprehensive, state-of-the-art care for our community. We practice a “patient-first” philosophy that treats you as a whole person. The health of your nervous system is vital — don’t settle for less than the best.

We treat disorders of the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles including:

  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Aphasia
  • Ataxia
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Dementia
  • Dysautonomia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Migraine/Headache
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Myelitis
  • Myopathy
  • Narcolepsy
  • Neck/Back Pain
  • Neurogenic bladder
  • Neuromyelitis Optica (Devic's Disease)
  • Neuropathy
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Pinched nerves
  • Post-concussion
  • Restless Legs
  • Sleep Issues/Disturbance
  • Spasticity
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Traumatic Brain Injury




MMC Neurology: Premier Care for Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system. In this disorder, the body attacks itself by specifically breaking down the fatty insulation on nerve cells. We are Rutherford County’s leading source of expert care in MS.

MMC's Neurology department is a proud Multiple Sclerosis Partner in Care recognized by the National MS Society. Dr. Derwenskus is fellowship trained in MS. Our NP Janet Brown is a MS Certified Nurse Practitioner. Recognition as a Partner in MS Care is awarded to Neurologic Care professionals who demonstrate knowledge and expertise in treating MS and maintain a collaborative relationship with the MS Society. Our team is dedicated to your care.

We are the only MS Partner in Care recognized by the MS Society in Rutherford County and Southern Middle Tennessee.

We provide MS diagnosis and second opinions along with ongoing medical and symptom management. We offer physical therapy, self-care education, neuropsychological evaluation, complimentary therapies and more. MMC has all of your expert MS care in one location including state-of-the-art infusion services and radiology services. We work to provide you with the personalized care that you need to live life to the fullest.

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