Yasushi Kisanuki

Yasushi Kisanuki, MD

  • Neurology

Appointments: (614) 293-4969

About Me


  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2017
  • Best Doctor in America 2017

Specialties and Conditions I Treat

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

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Medical Degree

University of Tokyo


University of Tokyo
6/1/1994 - 11/30/1994

University of Michigan Hospitals
7/1/2002 - 6/30/2005

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Board Certification

American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Subspecialty: Neurology)

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146 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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

14 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2018

Dr Kisanuki takes time to answer any/all questions, explaining the answer in "layman's" terms. He is a man of his word. We love Dr Kisanuki (my family and myself)!

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2018

Excellent doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2018

Dr. Kisanuki is very knowledgeable about my condition. Always answers my questions and helps me get the best care possible. Thank you so much!!

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2018

I love my Doctor I have no complaints

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2018

He very good.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2018

Dr. Kisanuki is by far the most interested, thorough care provider I have experienced! High marks in every area!

Reviewed on Feb 09, 2018

Dr. Kisanuki is always concerned about my well-being. I feel very blessed to be in his care. I feel he is not going give-up on finding all the best options for my care.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2018

very thorough and concerned about my issue

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2018

He has been the best doctor we have seen, and we have seen many in the care of my son's rare condition.

Reviewed on Jan 01, 2018

professional, knowledgeable, thorough, effective

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 03/26/2018, Dr. Kisanuki has reported no relationships with companies or entities.