Howard Kirshner, MD

Howard Kirshner, MD

Neurology Nashville, TN

Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Neurology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Office Address

  • A-0118 Vanderbilt Medical Center North
    Nashville, TN 37232
    Phone: (615) 936-0060
    Fax: (615) 936-1286

Howard Kirshner, MD

Neurology Nashville, TN

Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Neurology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Neurology: Neurorehabilitation, Spinal Disorder, Vascular Neurology
  • Clinical Interests: Stroke; Dementia; Stroke; aphasia; dementia

Education & Training

  • Massachusetts General HospitalMassachusetts General Hospital
  • Massachusetts General HospitalMassachusetts General Hospital
  • Harvard Medical SchoolHarvard Medical School

Certifications & Licensure

  • TN State Medical LicenseTN State Medical License1978 - 2016

      Awards, Honors, & Recognition

      • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002
      • Nashville Lifestyles MagazineCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2008, 2006
      • Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2012

      Clinical Trials

      • Stroke Hyperglycemia Insulin Network Effort (SHINE) Trial Start of enrollment: 2012 Apr 01
        Adeoye, O.,Aufderheide, T.,Badjatia, N.,Barrett, K.M.,Barsan, W.,Bastani, A.,Bettermann, K.,Bruno, A.,Burger, K.,Cruz-Flores, S.,Cucchiara, B.,Drake, K.,Durkalski, V.,Ezzeddine, M.,Fansler, A.C.,Felton, W...

      Publications & Presentations

      PubMed

      Professional Memberships

      Insurance Accepted

      • Aetna Choice POS II
      • Aetna HMO
      • BCBS Blue Card PPO
      • CIGNA HMO
      • CIGNA PPO
      • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
      • Empire BCBS HMO
      • Empire BCBS PPO
      • Great West PPO
      • HIP of New York - Select PPO
      • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
      • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
      • Multiplan PHCS PPO
      • Oxford Health Freedom
      • Oxford Health Liberty
      • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
      • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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