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Welcome to TN Brain and Spine

Please Note: Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is currently undergoing construction. For parking information, click here.


Thank you for visiting TN Brain and Spine, the neurosurgical office of Joel E. Norman, MD. We  have more than 10 years of experience performing minimally invasive and traditional surgeries to treat injuries and diseases of  the brain, spine and nervous system. Our surgeries are performed at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, and we have office locations throughout East Tennessee.

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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At TN Brain and Spine we provide advanced technology and procedures for minimally invasive neurosurgery to treat disorders of the brain, spine and peripheral nerves. No referral is required.

For a full listing of our services, please visit our services page.

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Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about bariatric surgery!Join us next Tuesday, November 19 at our next Bariatric Seminar at 5:30 at Park West with Dr. Robert Williams! Visit bit.ly/2KzsYFA to register today! ... See MoreSee Less

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Join us for a free bariatric surgery seminar next Thursday, November 21!Don't miss our next FREE Bariatric Seminar next Thursday, November 21 at 6 pm in Classroom 1 of Ft. Sanders Regional! Register online at bit.ly/2xqpLAJ or call us at (865) 541-4100. ... See MoreSee Less

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We're hosting a free “Cars and Coffee” car show with coffee and food trucks on Saturday, Nov. 16, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Fort Sanders West campus near the intersection of Kingston Pike and Pellissippi Parkway!

The event will raise funds for the 2019 United Way of Greater Knoxville Campaign, and will feature vintage and custom cars from local owners and vehicles from local dealerships, along with coffee, food from local food truck vendors and baked goods.

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Learn more about why the bariatric program at Fort Sanders Regional differs from other programs in our area by attending a free informational seminar on Thursday, November 21. To learn more about attending a seminar, visit www.fsregional.com/bariatric-surgery/bariatric-seminars/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you to all veterans for your service and sacrifice to protect our freedom. We appreciate you! ... See MoreSee Less

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We treat injuries and diseases of the brain, spine and nervous system.

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