Dr. Dirk Asherman, MD

Dr. Dirk Asherman, MD

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Dr. Dirk Asherman, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Portland, ME and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in rheumatology, orthopedic surgery, and more.

33 Sewall St

Portland, ME 04102

Contact Information

(207) 828-2100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
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Dr. Asherman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Asherman treats Ankle Sprains and Strains more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Asherman treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Asherman treats Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Asherman treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain
Foot Conditions
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Asherman treats Foot Conditions more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Asherman treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Asherman's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Achilles Tendinitis
Achilles Tenotomy
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Ankle Arthroscopy
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
Bunion
Bursitis
Cancer
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
Femur Fracture
Fibromyalgia
Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Heel Spur
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Pointer Injuries
Hip Sprain
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Malaise and Fatigue
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Morton's Neuroma
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Block, Somatic
Neuroplasty
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Raynaud's Disease
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Sever's Disease
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Spina Bifida
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Stress Fracture of Foot
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Torticollis
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Dirk Asherman, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Portland, ME and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in rheumatology, orthopedic surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Rheumatology

Education

2000
University Tex Med Br
Fellowship Hospital
1999
Dartmouth Hitchcock Med Center
Residency Hospital
1995
Dartmouth Hitchcock Med Center
Internship Hospital
1994
Tufts University School Of Medicine
Medical School
2000
1999
1995
1994

Languages

  • French
  • English

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Dr. Asherman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Asherman

4.4

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
6.25%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
12.5%
(2)

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Six months after arthroscopic ankle surgery I had twice the pain, half the mobility and no confidence my ankle would hold me on trails. I wrote him a letter and he replied with the smarmiest phone call I have ever had with a doctor, commiserating on how hard it must have been for me to write the...Read More
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Very happy with the outcome of my surgery. Exceptional and responsive staff.
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Fantastic experience with Dr. Asherman and Orthopedic Associates. Excellent staff, professional, comfortable surroundings and a patient-centered approach. My outcome has been excellent with well-managed follow up an on-site PT. Very confident in and grateful for my care.
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Best surgeon ever. He fixed me right up and got me back playing basketball pain free when before I limped all the time. He removed bone chips out of my ankle and did a superb job.
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He seems to be incredibly competent & knowledgeable. He is also very arrogant and lacks in concern for how pain affects patients in their daily life.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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Mercy Hospital

Portland, ME

Mid Coast Hospital

Brunswick, ME