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Neuroscience at Erlanger East

Erlanger East is certified stroke-ready to deliver fast, life-saving care for the leading cause of serious disability. We also offer general neurology and movement disorder clinics addressing a broad range of conditions.



Immediately call 9-1-1 at the first signs of a stroke 

Stroke is the number five cause of death and a leading cause of adult disability in the United States. When a stroke happens, the best outcomes depend on being able to quickly recognize the warning signs and getting immediate treatment.

Our Stroke Care Is Based on National Guidelines 

We’re proud to be recognized by the American Heart Association for our active involvement in Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke, a program designed to help hospitals make sure patients get the benefits of the latest scientific guidelines-based treatment.

 The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association recognize this hospital for achieving 85% or higher compliance with all Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Achievement Measures and 75% or higher compliance with five or more Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Quality Measures for one calendar year to improve quality of patient care and outcomes.


General Neurology Clinic

Open Monday through Thursday at Erlanger East
Call 423-778-9001 to Schedule an Appointment

Erlanger East offers diagnosis and treatment of common neurologic disorders including headaches, seizures, tremor, stroke and TIA, neuropathy, and multiple sclerosis. Specialized therapies include Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) for refractory epilepsy patients and Botox® treatment for adults with chronic migraine.

Photo of Kim Smith, MDKim Smith, MD


Movement Disorders Clinic

Open Tuesdays at Erlanger East
Call 423-778-9001 to Schedule an Appointment

Movement Disorders encompass a broad range of neurological diseases and conditions that affect motor function (movement or actions of the muscles). Erlanger movement disorder specialists strive to provide care for patients through all life stages, offering state-of-the-art services.

Conditions We Treat

  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Huntington’s Disease
  • Essential Tremor
  • Dystonia
  • Gait Disorders
  • Ataxia
  • Tics
  • Chorea
  • Myoclonus
  • Paroxymal dyskinesias
  • Tardive dyskinesia
  • Tourette syndrome

We also provide a multidisciplinary Huntington’s Disease Clinic which is an HDSA Center of Excellence in partnership with Vanderbilt University Medical Center and UT Knoxville Medical Center

  • Diagnosis and treatment of complex movement disorders
  • Administering medication and other treatments to improve patient quality of life
  • Management of deep brain stimulators, Duopa pumps, and botulinum toxin administration


Elizabeth Furluga, MD, MD

Elizabeth Ferluga, MD - Director