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The UNC Memory Disorders Clinic offers:

  • Comprehensive neurological and cognitive diagnostic evaluations;
  • Multidisciplinary treatment planning and disease management; and
  • Risk reduction and lifestyle management strategies.

We specialize in the diagnosis and management of:

  • Mild cognitive impairment
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Frontotemporal degeneration
  • Primary progressive aphasia
  • Traumatic brain injury (Mild)
  • Lewy body/Parkinsonian dementias
  • Normal‐pressure hydrocephalus
  • Familial/inherited dementias
  • Vascular and other dementias

Other services offered through the UNC Memory Disorders Program include:

  • Opportunities for participating in research studies and clinical trials;
  • Medical student, resident, and physician training;
  • Patient education and referral to community resources.
Initial Consultations
  • Physician referral is needed. Visit the Identifying Dementia page to learn more about the primary signs of dementia.
  • When the referral is received, a medical history form will be sent out.
  • After the form is completed, contact the clinic at (984) 974-4401 to schedule an appointment.
  • Bring the completed medical history form and other relevant medical records (including CD‐ROM copies of recent brain imaging studies) to the clinic.
  • Have someone familiar with the patient accompany them.
  • The evaluation typically lasts 1.5 hours, including cognitive testing and neurological evaluations.