Dr. Jean Ashburn, MD

Dr. Jean Ashburn, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 40
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Dr. Jean Ashburn, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chapel Hill, NC and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from Wake Forest Univ Sch Of Med in 2006 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

101 Manning Dr

Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Contact Information

(984) 974-6484

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ashburn performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Intestinal Obstruction
very high
more than 98% of peers
Intestinal Abscess
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Ashburn's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

28  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Wake Forest Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ashburn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ashburn's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ashburn to family and friends
8 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Ashburn's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Ashburn and her team misled my partner and me into thinking I was getting laparoscopic surgery. My consult was well over an hour and we reiterated key points, over and over, and not once did Dr Ashburn indicate that I was not a good candidate for laparoscopic. Imagine my shock when I found out...more
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Dr. Jean Ashburn is the most wonderful person , and the Best Colorectal surgeon the Cleveland Clinic had in my opinion. She had done so many procedures on me from 2012-2016. She preformed a Perfect loop Ileostomy on me to divert from my Rectum and Anus. Long story and many EUA’s Evauations under...more
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Dr. Ashburn built me a new valve for my Kock Pouch on January 8, 2016. I had immediate confidence! She trained with Cleveland Clinic's leading colon rectial surgeons - Dr. Fazio. You can't get any better than that! Dr. Fazio's valve lasted 20 years!
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