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

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

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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193 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

34 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 08, 2018

Dr. Kisanuki spent over an hour with me. I was referred to him by my Physical Medicine Specialist, who is also excellent! Dr. Kisanuki has a wonderful sense of humor, which is great for putting people at ease.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2018

Dr. Kisanuki spent a lot of time explaining my health situation and even showed me things on the blackboard to help me understand. He has been very helpful and informative.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2018

my experience is always great with my provider.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2018

Dr. Kisanuki is awesome! He takes his time and answers all my questions. He even apologized for being late. I've never had a doctor do that before!

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2018

Dr. Kisanuki is very caring and he always takes time to answer all of our questions.

Reviewed on Aug 01, 2018


Reviewed on Jul 29, 2018

1st two times I saw him I was amazed with the time he spent diagnosing me. Never had another doctor spend 2 hours checking anything.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2018

Dr. Kisanuki was very informed as to my illness and took all the time necessary to answer all of my questions and concerns.

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!

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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.