Kathleen Poston, MD, MS

Movement disorders specialist

Assistant Professor of Neurology and, by courtesy, of Neurosurgery, at the Stanford University Medical Center
4.8 out of 5
168 Patient Ratings
15 Patient Comments

Movement Disorders Center

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 3rd Floor, Room A301
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6469
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Deep Brain Stimulation Program

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 3rd Floor, Room A301
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6469
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Professional Education

  • Medical Education: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (2002) TN
  • Internship: Univ of California San Francisco (2003) CA
  • Residency: Univ of California San Francisco (2006) CA
  • Fellowship: Columbia University Medical Center (2008) NY
  • Board Certification: Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2007)
  • Post-Doc, Feinstein Institute, Functional Neuroimaging (2009)
  • BSE, University of Pennsylvania, Bioengineering
  • MS, Vanderbilt University, Bioengineering (1998)

Honors & Awards

  • Lysia Forno Award for Teaching Excellence, Stanford University (2009-2010)

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4.9

Friendliness

4.8

Recommended to others

4.8

Explanations

4.8

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.2

Wait times

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Poston ranks as one of the best physicians I've seen in terms of knowledge, experience, health teaching... & accessibility. I'm so pleased to be in her care. Thanks!

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Provider is specialist in rare illness.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

N/A trial work.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

The best!

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Experience in all and the best thank you so very much God bless - will recommend.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

We are very pleased with Dr. Poston. She has been superior in every way.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Poston is great! She listens, educates, & makes time for my questions & concerns. She's also clearly enthusiastic & current in her knowledge. MUCH appreciated.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Provider is great in my specific health care problem and instills confidence in her coverage.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Unqualified recommendation!!

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Excellent, I'm always impressed by Dr. Poston's manner & teaching. I ALWAYS learn something.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Dr. Poston gave me my life back.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

I go home with a positive feeling & filled with hope. Great.

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4.8 out of 5
168 Patient Ratings
15 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Poston ranks as one of the best physicians I've seen in terms of knowledge, experience, health teaching... & accessibility. I'm so pleased to be in her care. Thanks!

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Provider is specialist in rare illness.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

N/A trial work.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

The best!

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Experience in all and the best thank you so very much God bless - will recommend.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

We are very pleased with Dr. Poston. She has been superior in every way.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Poston is great! She listens, educates, & makes time for my questions & concerns. She's also clearly enthusiastic & current in her knowledge. MUCH appreciated.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Provider is great in my specific health care problem and instills confidence in her coverage.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Unqualified recommendation!!

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Excellent, I'm always impressed by Dr. Poston's manner & teaching. I ALWAYS learn something.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Dr. Poston gave me my life back.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

I go home with a positive feeling & filled with hope. Great.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

We drive 500 miles round trip to see Dr. Poston.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Highly recommend! Dr. Poston gets an A +.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Dr. Poston and her complete staff are the best!