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Welcome to Pinnacle Neurology

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Thank you for visiting Pinnacle Neurology. We provide complete medical care for patients with diseases of the brain, spinal cord, and nervous system. Our office is led by board-certified neurologist Thea Cross, MD and Joseph K. Vaughan, Jr., MD, who have nearly 40 years of combined medical experience. Our office is affiliated with Covenant Health West (formerly Fort Sanders West) and is a proud member of Covenant Health.

This facility complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Click here to learn more.

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Pinnacle Neurology provides complete medical care for patients with neurological disorders affecting the brain, spine, and nervous system, including:

  • Migraines
  • Dementia
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis

Click here for a complete list of our neurology services.

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At Pinnacle Neurology, our patients deserve excellent care. That’s why we pledge to put our patients first every day, and strive for excellence in everything we do.

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Not a patient? We want to be your neurology team. Call (865) 531-5350 to make an appointment.

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Welcome Joseph K. Vaughan, Jr., MD!

Click here to meet our newest neurologist.

Pinnacle Neurology News

  • Welcome Joseph K. Vaughan, Jr., MD

    We’re proud to welcome Dr. Joseph Vaughan, Jr. to our neurology team! Dr. Vaughan specializes in general neurology, headache, and facial pain. Learn more. 

Read more stories on the Pinnacle Neurology blog .