Dr. Asahel Gridley, MD

Dr. Asahel Gridley, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
37 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Asahel Gridley, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Slidell, LA and has been practicing for 4 years. He specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.Read his story

Ochsner Specialty Health Center - Slidell

1850 Gause Blvd E Ste 303

Slidell, LA 70461
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
more than 63% of peers
Sleeve Gastrectomy
more than 60% of peers

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Dr. Gridley's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gridley "My goal is to educate patients on diet and exercise changes that will result in a lifetime of success"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gridley "Weight loss requires more than surgery. I aim to provide a comprehensive experience, geared toward losing weight and developing a healthy lifestyle. My goal is to educate patients on diet and exercise changes that will result in a life time of success. I use surgery as a tool and not a primary end point for a weight loss journey. We have a team including a dietitians, financial advisors, nursing staff, and skilled hospital staff to help you reach your weight loss goals. Our program includes support groups, online seminars, live seminars, and the latest techniques in the weight loss field."

2  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

11  Conditions Treated

18  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Baylor University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Ochsner
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • University Texas Houston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gridley has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gridley's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gridley to family and friends
15 total reviews (7 have comments)

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Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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Dr. Gridley's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

This doctor is a true professional. He has a wonderful bedside manner and truly cares about the well being of his patients. His demeanor is more like the old time doctors...he is absolutely there for each of his patients...a rare find these days!
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Dr. Gridley is absolutely THE BEST doctor I have ever had. He is extremely thorough with explaining the "what and why's" of what is going on with you. He makes himself available to his patients at all times. He wants to know all the details of what's going on with his patients. I have the utmost...more
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Dr Gridley is one of the most professional and personal physicians that I have ever seen. He takes a true personal interest as well as his staff in insuring the best outcome possible. I can't say enough about him his nutritionist, nurse and office staff. I am a new healthy person because of my...more
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Dr. Gridley is an amazing doctor. When I had my surgery he gave me his cell phone number and told me to call if I need him. Six weeks later I needed him and he was there. He called and texted up till 10:30 pm checking on me. I have never had such an amazing caring doctor like this man. Anyone...more
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When I 1st met with Dr Gridley I was up front that bariatric surgery is excluded on my insurance & I would likely proceed in Mexico. Surprisingly he still spent over an hour with me discussing what would be best for my specific issues & how to start changing my diet & habits. Then, about 6 wks...more
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