Dr. Ashok Asthagiri, MD

Dr. Ashok Asthagiri, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Dr. Ashok Asthagiri, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Charlottesville, VA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Northeastern Oh Univs Coll Of Med in 2001 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1215 Lee St

Charlottesville, VA 22908

Contact Information

(434) 924-3627

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
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Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
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more than 97% of peers
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more than 96% of peers
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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more than 92% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

60  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Adult Brain Tumor
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malignant Brain Tumor
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastatic Tumors (Brain)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neurofibromatosis, Type 1
  • Neurofibromatosis, Type 2
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pediatric Brain Tumor
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Primary Brain Tumor
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome
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9  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • Northeastern Oh Univs Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Virginia
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Virginia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Ashok Asthagiri, MD
Dr Asthagiri operated on my sons schwannoma with no nerve damage or side effects. He always took time to explain every detail and answer every question, never making us feel rushed. He has a great personality and connected easily with my son. During surgery he kept us updated often. His team is...Read More
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Amy in Appomattox – Apr 10, 2018
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Phenomenal, such an intelligent man.
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WHITNEY in Wytheville, VA – Sep 12, 2017
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We had an amazing experience with Dr. Astgagiri. He was exactly the right surgeon for my wife and we both very much appreciated, not only his surgical expertise, but his direct manor, and incredible compassion were just the right combination for us. A+++ in all respects.
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Greg Howard in Charlottesville, VA – Jun 30, 2017
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Outstanding doctor, completely explains all aspects of proposed treatments and alternative courses of action. Excellent surgical skills. Displays empathy and respect for patients and family members.
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Washington, DC – Dec 07, 2016
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Dr A has performed 3 sugeries on my daughter, we could not ask for better. He answers her emails any and all questions. We started seeing him at NIH the transferred to UVA with him. We trust his judgement and skill without question. The best in my book.
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Kam in Fulton, MS – Jan 06, 2016
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