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Howard S. Kirshner MD

Director, Stroke Center, Division Head, Vascular Neurology, Division Head, Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Professor of Neurology, and Vice Chair, Department of Neurology
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  • 225 ratings
  • 28 comments

Areas of Expertise

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    Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology
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    Neurology
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    Neurosciences
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    Stroke and Cerebrovascular
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    Vascular Neurology

Conditions and Treatments

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    Alzheimer's Disease
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    Cerebrovascular Disease
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    Dementia
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    Mild Cognitive Impairment
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    Primary Progressive Aphasia
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    Stroke and Cerebrovascular
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    Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology
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    Stroke/Neurocritical Care
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    Vascular Neurosurgery

Location

1301 Medical Center Drive, Suite 3930
Nashville, TN 37232

Programs and Clinics

Languages

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    English

Education

  • Doctor of Medicine - Harvard University, 1972
  • Internship - Massachusetts General Hospital, 1973
  • Residency - Massachusetts General Hospital, 1975

Board Certifications

  • Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1980
  • Vascular Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2005
  • Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry - United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties, 2012
  • Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry - United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties, 2012

Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Dr. Kirshner is retiring so I want have the opportunity to recommend him to others.
Februray 24, 2022
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Good
Februray 15, 2022
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*Dr. Kirshner is extremely knowledgeable and applies his experience and knowledge to have a good outcome. My problem is very time consuming for the doctor. He is working hard to help me.
Februray 12, 2022
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Wonderful experience!
January 26, 2022
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*Dr. Kinsharer has terrible "bedside manner' without even assessing me, asked me if I'd considered a career change due to my stroke, uncalled for!!
January 4, 2022
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I told him I had some questions he said we would get to them later, he had some things he wanted to look at. Never got to my questions.
December 14, 2021
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All good
December 11, 2021
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Dr Kirchner is the absolute best!
November 30, 2021
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*Dr. Kirshner was excellent. I was lucky to have been assigned to his care. He was very kind and helpful.
November 23, 2021
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