Dr. Howard Kirshner, MD

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Vascular Neurology | Male

VANDERBILT NEUROSCIENCES 1301 MEDICAL CENTER DR Ste 3930 Nashville, TN 37232 Get Directions
Dr. Howard Kirshner, MD
Dr. Howard Kirshner, MD is a vascular neurology doctor who practices in Nashville, TN. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 45 years. Dr. Kirshner is affiliated with Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Dr. Kirshner's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
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    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
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  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
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    Dr. Kirshner's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Vascular Neurology
    •  Board certified in Neurology and Vascular Neurology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Neurology
    • Vascular Neurology

    Conditions Treated

    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Aneurysm
    • Anterior Horn Disease
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Cancer
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Chronic Pain
    • Cluster Headache
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Concussion
    • Confusion
    • Corticobasal Degeneration
    • Dementia
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Diplopia
    • Dystonia
    • Epilepsy
    • Essential Tremor
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Headache
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
    • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
    • Insomnia
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lyme Disease
    • Meningiomas
    • Migraine
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
    • Myasthenia Gravis
    • Myelopathy
    • Myoclonus
    • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Nystagmus
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Parkinsonism
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Polyneuropathy
    • Post-Concussion Syndrome
    • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Stroke
    • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    • Subdural Hemorrhage
    • Syncope
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Tension Headache
    • Thrombosis
    • Torticollis
    • Tourette's Syndrome
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Tremor
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vasculitis
    • Vertigo
    • Visual Field Defects

    Education

    • Medical School
      Harvard Medical School

      Graduated in 1972

    • Internship Hospital
      Massachusetts General Hospital

      Completed in 1973

    • Residency Hospital
      Mass Gen Hospital
    • Fellowship Hospital
      Natl Inst Hlth

      Completed in 1975

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Vascular Neurology

    Procedures Performed

    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization