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Yasushi Kisanuki, MD, Neurology, Columbus, OH, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center


Neurology Columbus, OH


Assistant Professor, Neurology, Ohio State University College of Medicine

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  • Dr. Yasushi Kisanuki is a neurologist in Columbus, OH and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute. He received his medical degree from Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo and has been in practice 23 years. He also speaks multiple languages, including Japanese. He specializes in neurodegenerative and is experienced in intrathecal baclofen pump management and neurogenetics.

Education & Training

  • University of Michigan Health System
    University of Michigan Health SystemResidency, Neurology, 2002 - 2005
  • St Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor
    St Joseph Mercy Ann ArborInternship, Internal Medicine, 2001 - 2002
  • Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
    Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, The University of TokyoClass of 1994
  • The University of TokyoBS, Liberal Arts and Science, 1988 - 1990

Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2008 - 2022
  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 2001 - 2009
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2018
  • Best doctors in the US US News, 2016
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012-2013
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Diagnosis, treatment, and clinical outcomes in 43 cases with cerebrotendious xanthomatosis  
    Duell PB, Salen G, Eichler FS, DeBarber AE, Connor SL, Casaday L, Jayadev S, Kisanuki Y, Lekprasert P, Malloy MJ, Ramdhani RA, Ziajka PE, Quinn JF, Su KG, Geller AS, D..., J Clin Lipidol., 1/22/2018
  • Teaching NeuroImages: Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis; A Rare Adult-Onset Lipid Storage Disease  
    Makary MS, Kisanuki YY*, Amin NN, Slone HW, Neurology, 1/1/2018
    Shinagawa S, Okazaki T, Ikeda M, Yudoh K, Kisanuki YY*, Yanagisawa M, Kawahata K, Ozaki S, Sci. Rep., 1/3/2017
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  • ALSP 
  • Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis 
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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Japanese

Hospital Affiliations