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Howard S Kirshner, MD

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Director, Stroke Center, Division Head, Vascular Neurology, Division Head, Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology; Professor of Neurology; Vice-Chair, Department of Neurology

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4.8 4.8 240 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology
Neurology
Neurosciences
Stroke and Cerebrovascular
Vascular Neurology

Board Certificates

Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1980
Vascular Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2005

Education

MD - Harvard University, 1972
Residency - Massachusetts General Hospital, 1975
Internship - Massachusetts General Hospital, 1973

Location(s)

Vanderbilt Neurology
Vanderbilt Neurosciences
1301 Medical Center Drive
Suite 3930
Nashville, TN 37232
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Patient Comments

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Dr. Kirshner is SUPERB. He treats my questions seriously & answers them thoroughly, thoughtfully, & patiently. His manner is professional & caring. I have complete confidence in his medical advice.
Patient | March 9, 2018

In 30+years always a great experience.
Patient | February 26, 2018

Always had good experiences at Vanderbilt and Dr. Kirshner office visits. #10. Very, very good.
Patient | January 11, 2018

Dr. Kirshner is a wonderful doctor. I would not be here today if it was not for him. He has been my doctor since I was 27. I'm 45, so I have been seeing him for 18 1/2 years.
Patient | November 10, 2017

We trust Dr. Kirshner for my husband's treatment - he is very compassionate.
Patient | November 7, 2017

INCREDIBLE DOCTOR!
Patient | October 28, 2017

Very informative.
Patient | October 13, 2017

Dr. Kirshner answered all my questions, showed me prior MRI and what concern was. I didn't feel rushed.
Patient | October 9, 2017

At one point there was an error made by care provider - he handed us a written report but it was for another patient instead of my father. This was immediately corrected.
Patient | September 27, 2017

Dr. Kirshner surpasses our expectations, is highly: Attentive, compassionate and competent. Patient is relaxed and family is informed & trust his judgment.
Patient | September 19, 2017

Very understanding - professional an compassionate, with my needs an, illness -
Patient | September 14, 2017

VERY helpful!
Patient | August 10, 2017

Dr. Kirshner is such a professional yet personal physician that he made me feel as though I had known him very well for a long time.
Patient | July 31, 2017

I have had follow-up visits with Dr. Kirchner for 18 years. We get along well.
Patient | July 25, 2017

I've been a patient of Dr. Kirshners for a few decades; and I have complete confidence; in his medical skills. Also, good bedside manner.
Patient | July 18, 2017

We have never ever had such a thorough exam.
Patient | June 16, 2017

I really appreciate the amount of time Dr. Kirshner spent with me during my evaluation.
Patient | May 26, 2017

He is a fantastic doctor!
Patient | May 20, 2017

Wanted to know more about overall studies going on in US.
Patient | March 28, 2017

Dr Kirshner has been my doctor for 12 years. I feel he is the best Neurologist in your Facility, and in Nashville.
Patient | March 27, 2017

Very good experience.
Patient | March 23, 2017