Yasushi Kisanuki

Yasushi Kisanuki, MD

  • Neurology

Appointments: (614) 293-4969

About Me


  • Named to the Castle Connolly list of “Regional Top Doctors” 2018
  • 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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171 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

26 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2018

Dr Kisanuki is always on top of everything He listens and does not give up It has taken awhile to get the right dosage of baclofen but he has been reassuring and ready to help me I feel very blessed to have such a wonderful doctor and patient relationship

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2018

Every time I have to go for an appointment, my care provider is always friendly, welcoming, and just overall great! He is definitely the best of the best doctors out there, and forever thankful he is my care provider!

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2018

Dr. Kisanuki took great measures to explain a very complicated medical issue. I appreciate his professionalism, expertise, and the time he spent with me.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2018

He is attentive and takes all the time needed to answer our questions. For this reason we are not upset when our appointment is delayed because we know he does that for others as well.

Reviewed on Jun 05, 2018

He told us what my problem was not a lot we could do with my problem.

Reviewed on Jun 04, 2018

Dr. Kisanuki always spends a lot time in the visit and is very good to explain/answer what questions I have.

Reviewed on May 27, 2018

Dr Kisanuki is always so thorough and knowledgeable with his exam and taking of medical history as well as explaining plan of action and any labs and bloodwork. Glad to have him on my medical team.

Reviewed on May 18, 2018

He spent a lot of time with me.

Reviewed on May 11, 2018

I have not had any bad experiences ever. All who tend to me from walking in the door and walking out are very good. I have absolutely no complaints.

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)!

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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.