Dr. John R. Absher, MD

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Specializes in Neurology • Male • Age 53

155 Halton Rd # B
Greenville, SC 29607
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Dr. Absher:

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Dr. Absher's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Bon Secours St. Francis Health System
1 Saint Francis Drive
Greenville, SC 29601
Patewood Memorial Hospital
175 Patewood Drive
Greenville, SC 29615

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Healthgrades

9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Absher

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8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
155 Halton Rd # B
Greenville, SC 29607
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7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Dr. Absher's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Neurology

    Board Certifications

    • Neurology
    1
    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
    • EMG (Electromyography)
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    2
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Ataxia
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cluster Headache
    • Concussion
    • Convulsions
    • Dementia
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Diplopia
    • Dystonia
    • Epilepsy
    • Essential Tremor
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Headache
    • Huntington's Disease
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
    • Insomnia
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Migraine
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Myasthenia Gravis
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    • Myelopathy
    • Myoclonus
    • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Nystagmus
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Concussion Syndrome
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Stroke
    • Syncope
    • Tourette's Syndrome
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Tremor
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vasculitis
    • Vertigo
    • Visual Field Defects
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    Background Check for Dr. Absher

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Virginia School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1986

    Residency Hospital

    University Iowa Hosps And Clinics
    University Of Md Med Sys
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Absher & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Absher's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Absher has admitting privileges:

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    • Bon Secours St. Francis Health System

    • Greenville Memorial Hospital

    • Patewood Memorial Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Absher

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Absher to family and friends

    47 responses
    below
    national average

    Your participation
    is confidential

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    Dr. Absher's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    45 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    45 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    45 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 41 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Absher
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    47 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    47 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    47 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    47 responses
    below
    national average

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    Your participation in the survey will help other patients make informed decisions. You will also be helping Dr. Absher and his staff know how they are doing and how they can improve their services.

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    Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Absher accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • American Republic
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • EBS-RMSCO
    • Emblem Health
    • First Choice Health
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • GEHA
    • Golden Rule
    • Humana
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    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • MedCost
    • MedHealthInsurance
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • Medico
    • MultiPlan
    • NGS CoreSource
    • SelectHealth
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • Universal American
    • USI Affinity
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
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    Office Locations

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    155 Halton Rd # B
    Greenville, SC 29607
    (864) 286-8222 (Office)
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