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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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We're proud to welcome certified family nurse practitioner Connie Hamilton, FNP-BC to the primary care team at Internal Medicine West! Learn more about Connie: bit.ly/33Lcd1v ... See MoreSee Less

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We're proud to welcome board-certified family medicine physician Joseph Wang, MD to the primary care team at Family Clinic of Oak Ridge! Learn more about Dr. Wang: bit.ly/2GDhZbN ... See MoreSee Less

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We're proud to welcome board-certified psychiatrist Mujeeb Khan, MD to Peninsula, a division of Parkwest Medical Center! Learn more about Dr. Khan: bit.ly/303CcPt ... See MoreSee Less

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We're proud to welcome family medicine physician Ryan Hagenson, DO to the primary care team at McNeeley Family Physicians in Clinton! Learn more about Dr. Hagenson: bit.ly/2LXIehk ... See MoreSee Less

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We're excited to announce Scott Warwick has been named Chief Administrative Officer of Thompson Cancer Survival Center!

Over the last 20 years, he has served in a variety of clinical, administrative, and executive roles for local and national cancer programs. As CAO, Warwick will be working strategically with our oncology physicians to design the future of our cancer program. Learn more: www.thompsoncancernetwork.com/longtime-oncology-executive-to-lead-thompson-cancer-survival-center/
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A Patient Story

For Sally, celebrating 45 years of marriage turned out to be an adventure, thanks to minimally invasive spine surgery. Click here to read her story.

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