Dr. J. Hemphill, MD

Physician Neurology

Specializes in Pediatric Neurology

Savannah, Georgia View map

Dr. J. Hemphill neurologist in Georgia

Medical Expertise

Dr. Hemphill treats adults and children with neurological conditions, and has special qualifications in child neurology. He speaks widely as an expert on multiple sclerosis, migraine, epilepsy, and therapeutic uses of botulinum toxin (Botox),


Professional Affiliations

About Me

J. Michael Hemphill is a board-certified neurologist providing care to patients in the Savannah, Pooler and Richmond Hill area of Georgia at Savannah Neurology Specialists. He also serves as an Associate Professor of Neurology at MCG, and Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at Mercer University School of Medicine.

Dr. Hemphill has written numerous journal articles and has received the Best Teacher of the Year award from the Department of Family Medicine at Memorial University Medical Center multiple times and has been listed in Best Doctors in the Southeast and Best Doctors in America. 

He is a strong patient advocate for MS patients and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Georgia Chapter of the National MS Society, from which he received their 2018 Health Professional Impact Award.

Dr. Hemphill is the Principal Investigator for multiple clinical research studies


Education & Training

Dr. Michael Hemphill received his medical degree from the Baylor College of Medicine completed his neurology residency training at The Johns Hopkins Hospital where he also completed a research Fellowship in Movement Disorders and was Assistant Professor of Neurology.

Dr. Hemphill also studied bioethics as a Rockefeller Fellow at Harvard University and received an MBA from Emory University.

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Savannah Neurology Specialists

At Savannah Neurology Specialists, our highly trained doctors and nurse practitioners are experienced in all areas of Neurology for adults as well as children. With our state-of-the-art facilities, we specialize in: Headaches, Migraines, Epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis, MRI, Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, Strokes, Neuromuscular Disease, Muscle Spasm Reduction Treatments Botox and Baclofen Pump Treatment Neurological Complications in Newborns, Botox for migraines, EEG Monitoring and Interpretation, Sleep disorders including Sleep Apnea, EMG Testing, Physical Therapy, Infusion.

Primary Location

6602 Waters Ave, Building C
Savannah, Georgia, 31406

(912) 354-7676

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