Yasushi Kisanuki

Yasushi Kisanuki, MD

  • Neurology
  • Physician

Accepting new patients

4.9 out of 5
  • 99 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 39 Patient Comments

Insurances We Accept

About Me

  • Named to the Castle Connolly list of “Regional Top Doctors,” 2018-2019
  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2017-2019
  • Best Doctor in America, 2017

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Niemann-Pick Diseases
  • Neurofibromatoses
  • Mitochondrial Diseases
  • Ataxia
  • Spastic Paraplegia, Hereditary
  • Leukoencephalopathies
  • Cerebellar Ataxia

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

University of Tokyo, Tokyo,
4/1/1990 - 3/31/1994


University of Tokyo, Tokyo,

6/1/1994 - 11/30/1994

Research Fellowship

UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

12/1/1994 - 6/30/2001


Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI

7/1/2001 - 6/30/2002


University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI

7/1/2002 - 6/30/2005

Research Fellowship

University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI

7/1/2005 - 8/31/2007

Board Certification

American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Subspecialty: Neurology)

Academic Information

My Department



The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

99 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    4.9 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.9 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.8 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.9 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.9 out of 5
  • Reviewed on May 29, 2020

    Dr. Kisanuki always spends time discussing any of my questions. I feel that he provides excellent care.

  • Reviewed on May 11, 2020


  • Reviewed on May 06, 2020

    Excellent listening skills! Gave thorough explanations did not seem hurried - gave me the time I needed! Answered ALL questions!

  • Reviewed on May 04, 2020

    I wish all my doctors were like him!

  • Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

    No problems.

  • Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

    Whole staff is great.

  • Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

    He is always very respectful, patient, informative, and helpful.

  • Reviewed on Mar 06, 2020

    I was very pleased with how much time Dr Kisanuki spent with me

  • Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

    Dr. Kisanuki is thorough, asks a lot questions and makes sure I understand everything. He cares about me and my health.

  • Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

    The doctor was very through.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 11/01/2020, Dr. Kisanuki has reported no relationships with companies or entities.