Semmes-Murphey Neurologic & Spine Institute Company Profile

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Founded more than 80 years ago by Eustace Semmes, MD, and Francis Murphey, MD, Semmes-Murphey Neurologic & Spine Institute has been a leader in the development of technology and procedures that improve the quality of care for patients with neurological and spine disorders. This continuing leadership has made the Semmes-Murphey name instantly recognizable to physicians across the country and the world, many of whom refer their patients here for treatment. Our medical staff is affiliated with the Departments of Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Anesthesiology at the University of Tennessee and includes 27 neurosurgeons, 15 neurologists, 2 physiatrists, 1 anesthesiologist and 3 neuropsychologists. The doctors of Semmes-Murphey Neurologic & Spine Institute specialize in neurosurgery, neurology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, pain management and neuropsychology. All of these fields of medicine deal with illnesses, injuries, and surgery related to the nervous system. The Institute, through
its various hospital affiliations, has access to all of the most advanced diagnostic and treatment tools including magnetic imaging (MRI), interventional .


6325 Humphreys Blvd.
United States of America


Phone: (901)-522-7700
Fax: (901)-522-2600

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