Howard S. Kirshner, M.D.


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Faculty Appointments
Professor of Neurology Professor of Hearing and Speech SciencesProfessor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
M.D., Harvard Medical School, Boston, MassachusettsB.A., Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts
Office Address
A-0118 Medical Center North
Nashville, TN 37232-2551
Research Description
Research Keywords
Stroke, Behavioral Neurology, Cerebrovascular disorders
Kirshner HS. Medical prevention of stroke, 2003. South. Med. J. 2003 Apr; 96(4): 354-8. PMID: 12916553, DOI: 10.1097/01.SMJ.0000063469.77850.08, ISSN: 0038-4348.

Kirshner HS. Language studies in the third millennium. Brain Lang. 2000 Jan; 71(1): 124-8. PMID: 10716825, PII: S0093-934X(99)92230-7, DOI: 10.1006/brln.1999.2230, ISSN: 0093-934X.

Charles PD, Abou-Khalil B, Atkinson DS, Bakar M, Mayville CL, Kirshner HS. Occipital pole area and language dominance. J Neuroimaging. 1997 Apr; 7(2): 89-91. PMID: 9128446, ISSN: 1051-2284.

Kirshner HS. Stroke rehabilitation, 1997. Tenn Med. 1997 Apr; 90(4): 147-9. PMID: 9088154, ISSN: 1088-6222.

Kirshner HS. Medical revolution: the prevention and treatment of stroke, 1996. Part 2. Medical prevention of stroke and acute stroke therapy. Tenn Med. 1996 Nov; 89(11): 410-2. PMID: 8942279, ISSN: 1088-6222.

Kirshner HS. Medical revolution: the prevention and treatment of stroke, 1996. Part 1. Stroke prevention and carotid endarterectomy. Tenn Med. 1996 Oct; 89(10): 374-5. PMID: 8870490, ISSN: 1088-6222.

Bakar M, Kirshner HS, Wertz RT. Crossed aphasia. Functional brain imaging with PET or SPECT. Arch. Neurol. 1996 Oct; 53(10): 1026-32. PMID: 8859065, ISSN: 0003-9942.

Kirshner HS, Bakar M. Syndromes of language dissolution in aging and dementia. Compr Ther. 1995 Sep; 21(9): 519-23. PMID: 8565440, ISSN: 0098-8243.

Kirshner HS, Hughes T, Fakhoury T, Abou-Khalil B. Aphasia secondary to partial status epilepticus of the basal temporal language area. Neurology. 1995 Aug; 45(8): 1616-8. PMID: 7644064, ISSN: 0028-3878.

Charles PD, Abou-Khalil R, Abou-Khalil B, Wertz RT, Ashmead DH, Welch L, Kirshner HS. MRI asymmetries and language dominance. Neurology. 1994 Nov; 44(11): 2050-4. PMID: 7969958, ISSN: 0028-3878.

Parris WC, Kirshner HS. Motor paralysis of the lower extremities following lumbar sympathetic block. Anesthesiology. 1993 May; 78(5): 981-3. PMID: 8489070, ISSN: 0003-3022.

Deitch D, Kirshner HS. Subdural hematoma after normal CT. Neurology. 1989 Jul; 39(7): 985-7. PMID: 2739927, ISSN: 0028-3878.

Kirshner HS, Tanridag O, Thurman L, Whetsell WO. Progressive aphasia without dementia: two cases with focal spongiform degeneration. Ann. Neurol. 1987 Oct; 22(4): 527-32. PMID: 3435071, DOI: 10.1002/ana.410220413, ISSN: 0364-5134.

Kirshner HS, Casey PF, Kelly MP, Webb WG. Anomia in cerebral diseases. Neuropsychologia. 1987; 25(4): 701-5. PMID: 3658154, PII: 0028-3932(87)90062-5, ISSN: 0028-3932.

Runge VM, Price AC, Kirshner HS, Allen JH, Partain CL, James AE. The evaluation of multiple sclerosis by magnetic resonance imaging. Radiographics. 1986 Mar; 6(2): 203-12. PMID: 3685489, DOI: 10.1148/radiographics.6.2.3685489, ISSN: 0271-5333.