Memory and Cognitive Disorders

The Memory Disorders Clinic within the UNC Medical Center provides comprehensive neurological and cognitive diagnostic evaluations, multidisciplinary treatment planning and disease management, opportunities for participation in research studies and clinical trials, and patient education with referral to community resources.

The Clinic specializes 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 dementia
  • Vascular and other dementias

Reasons to seek evaluation include:

  • Repeating oneself
  • Getting lost in familiar places
  • Difficulty managing a checkbook
  • Difficulty finding words
  • Impaired judgment
  • Change in personality and behavior

To arrange for an evaluation, talk to your doctor about getting a referral to our clinic.

Learn More

A physician’s referral is required for neurology care at UNC Medical Center. For more information, talk to your doctor or visit the UNC Neurology website to learn more.

For Physicians

Please visit the Physician Referral page for detailed information about referrals or call 984-974-4401.

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