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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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  • 215 ratings
  • 30 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

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

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*Dr. Kirshner is brilliant, kind & caring! We feel very blessed for his care of my sister.
August 19, 2021
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But, he's retiring.
August 18, 2021
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A remarkable doctor
July 30, 2021
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*Dr. Kirshner was above the bar in good experiences - personality plus, focused on me, transparent in reviewing case, discussed brain scan using his computer showing my scan; thorough exam done. Should be used as the poster changes for doctors!!
June 29, 2021
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very positive experience
May 20, 2021
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Every dr. we saw at hospital preceding our visit had seen... him and all held him in highest regard.
April 20, 2021
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Excellent care!
March 27, 2021
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I feel listened to and cared about at the stroke clinic.
March 23, 2021
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Dr. Kirshner has always been informative about my medical options and includes me in making the best choices for my medical treatment. Also, he's makes himself available outside of appointments, which is a rare quality, which is greatly appreciated.
March 18, 2021
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