Meet Our Neurology Team

Pinnacle Neurology provides 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. With more than 40 years of combined medical experience, our neurologists are skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders. Thank you for learning more about our team.


Thea Cross, MD of the medical team at Pinnacle Neurology
Thea Cross, MD

Thea Cross, MD

Board Certified in Neurology

Clinical Interests:

  • Migraines
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis

Residency:

Neurology,
Medical University of South Carolina

Medical School:

Quillen College of Medicine
East Tennessee State University


Joseph K. Vaughan, Jr., MD
Joseph K. Vaughan, Jr., MD

Joseph K. Vaughan, Jr., MD

Board Certified in Neurology, Headache and Facial Pain

Fellowship:

Neurophysiology,
Medical College of Virginia
Richmond, VA

Residency:

Neurology,
Medical College of Virginia
Richmond, VA

Medical School:

Medical College of Virginia
Richmond, VA


Cady McCarter, NP
Cady McCarter, NP

Cady McCarter, NP

Education:

Master of Science in Nursing
King University
Knoxville, TN

Master of Science in Nursing Education
King University
Knoxville, TN

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
South College
Knoxville, TN


Make an Appointment with Our Team

For more information about our neurology services or to schedule an appointment, call (865) 531-5350. Click here to learn more about our office.